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OpenRoad With Doug McConnell

OpenRoad With Doug McConnell

With Doug McConnell

Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017 at 12:48 PM PDT

Sonoma's Agricultural Land and Open Space

Sonoma's Agricultural Land and Open Space

Celebrate the protection of agricultural land open and open space in Sonoma County.

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 at 06:00 PM PDT

Sequoia-Kings Canyon Accessible Trails

Sequoia-Kings Canyon Accessible Trails

Explore the wonders of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks on trails accessible to everyone of all ages and physical abilities.

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 at 06:02 PM PDT

Watchable Wildlife

Watchable Wildlife

Tour some of the premier places in northern California to watch wildlife up close.

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 at 06:05 PM PDT

UC Natural Reserve System

UC Natural Reserve System

Discover one of our state’s crown jewels few of us know anything about, a system of nearly forty pristine preserves protected for nature, science and education by the University of California.

Sunday, Jul 23, 2017 at 04:54 PM PDT

Landmarks at the Golden Gate

Landmarks at the Golden Gate

Alison Taggart-Barone loves making pictures at the Golden Gate. Among her favorites are Fort Point, Kirby Cove and Alcatraz... especially at night.

Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 10:27 PM PDT

Redwood Creek Restoration

Redwood Creek Restoration

Witness the re-birth of a famous ribbon of water which flows into the Pacific at Muir Beach in Marin County.

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 03:02 PM PDT

Bay Area Water Trail

Bay Area Water Trail

One of our newest public paths is the San Francisco Bay Water Trail.

Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 at 04:00 PM PDT

A Vision for Solano County Parks

A Vision for Solano County Parks

We’ll venture into an exquisite and secluded slice of old California within sight of modern day Vallejo.

Saturday, Mar 11, 2017 at 12:16 PM PST

Tolay Lake

Tolay Lake

Explore a sacred and secluded sanctuary hidden in the hills of Sonoma County. For thousands of years this has been a place of physical and spiritual healing for native people from throughout Northern California...

Saturday, Mar 11, 2017 at 11:34 AM PST

Midpen: Room to Breathe

Midpen: Room to Breathe

Get a close look at one of the grandest, most diverse and most beautiful public open spaces in urban America.

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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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TUNE IN: Sundays at 6:30 p.m. on NBC Bay Area

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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OUTDOOR VOICE

Parks, trails and open spaces don't just happen. They need you. Discover ways to take care of the natural places you love.

OUR UNDERWRITERS

OpenRoad is made possible in part by support from these public and non-profit institutions that are committed to caring for our special environmental and historical legacies and inviting us to join them.