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OpenRoad With Doug McConnell

OpenRoad With Doug McConnell

With Doug McConnell

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017 at 08:03 PM PDT

Vasco Caves

Vasco Caves

Visit ancient and dramatically beautiful rock outcropping in the rolling hills of eastern Contra Costa County…long used for shelter by Native People and now protected in perpetuity by the East Bay Regional Park...

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017 at 08:15 PM PDT

Art of Trail Building

Art of Trail Building

Trails we all enjoy can take many years to plan, design and build as we discover the art of trail building.

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017 at 08:23 PM PDT

San Francisco Bay Trail Project

San Francisco Bay Trail Project

The San Francisco Bay Trail is more than 350 miles long and growing every year.

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017 at 08:42 PM PDT

Jose Gonzales Founder of Latino Outdoors

Jose Gonzales Founder of Latino Outdoors

Aeet a man who’s helping make it fun and easy for members of the Bay Area’s Latino Community to enjoy the outdoors and get tips on his favorite places to go.

Monday, Apr 4, 2016 at 03:00 PM PDT

Marin City Parks and Trails

Marin City Parks and Trails

Visit Marin City and meet people committed to improving the health and well being of all the community’s residents in part through exercise outdoors in public parks and open spaces.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016 at 09:04 AM PDT

Climbing Mindego Hill

Climbing Mindego Hill

We’ll climb to the summit of Mindego Hill, part of a new preserve that’s opening to the public in early 2016. Along the way, we’ll find out about the preserve’s rich human and natural history and why cattle...

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016 at 09:33 AM PDT

Free Nature and History Smartphone Tours

Free Nature and History Smartphone Tours

Learn about a free smartphone app now available for people wanting to take human and natural history tours on sections of the Bay Trail.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016 at 09:45 AM PDT

Tom Killion's Woodcut Masterpieces

Tom Killion's Woodcut Masterpieces

Be absolutely amazed by the unique and magnificent creations of famed woodcut print artist, Tom Killion.

Saturday, Jan 23, 2016 at 10:45 AM PST

Devil's Slide Trail

Devil's Slide Trail

Follow the route of a dangerous old highway on a safe new trail high above the Pacific. Walk the trail, admire the scenery, learn about the geological, ecological and highway histories of Devil’s Slide.

Saturday, Jan 23, 2016 at 04:32 PM PST

Sonoma Baylands Restoration

Sonoma Baylands Restoration

Watch nature begin to reclaim her ancient home as a levee more than a century old is breached and water from San Pablo Bay rushes in to form a brand new tidal wetland on a thousand acres of what had been a...

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ABOUT THE SHOW

OpenRoad with Doug McConnell takes viewers on journeys to explore the natural, historical and cultural treasures of the Bay Area and Northern California focusing principally in parks and open spaces protected by the public and made accessible to all people for all time.

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MEET DOUG MCCONNELL

Doug McConnell has hosted and produced many series, specials and news reports on commercial and public television since moving back to the Bay Area in 1983. Among his series was the legendary, "Bay Area Backroads," the longest-running television series in Bay Area broadcast history.

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