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OpenRoad With Doug McConnell

OpenRoad With Doug McConnell

With Doug McConnell

Saturday, Apr 2, 2016 at 11:42 AM PDT

Latino Outdoors

Latino Outdoors

Learn about an energetic and effective effort to get people of Latino heritage outdoors into their parks and open spaces.

Saturday, Apr 2, 2016 at 11:55 AM PDT

Nature Journaling with John Muir Laws

Nature Journaling with John Muir Laws

John Muir Laws is one of California’s premiere illustrators of nature. See his work and discover how you can learn to more closely observe nature from a master.

Saturday, Apr 16, 2016 at 05:03 PM PDT

Beth Huning

Beth Huning

Marvel at the photographic images of wildlife and wetlands captured by a long­time conservation activist.

Saturday, Apr 16, 2016 at 04:39 PM PDT

Mount St. Helena

Mount St. Helena

Climb to the lofty summit of Mt. St. Helena looming large over the Napa Valley. Be astounded by views stretching from the sea to the Sierra. Visit the very spots where famed author, Robert Louis Stevenson was...

Saturday, Jun 25, 2016 at 10:17 AM PDT

Above the Bay

Above the Bay

Leave the land below and soar skyward in an historic helicopter to get a birds-­eye tour of our beautiful Bay Area.

Saturday, Apr 16, 2016 at 04:57 PM PDT

Outdoor Afro

Outdoor Afro

Meet an enthusiastic advocate for engaging African­Americans of all ages in outdoor activities.

Saturday, Jun 27, 2015 at 04:29 PM PDT

Bay Trail

Bay Trail

Explore the longest protected shoreline of any city in the Bay Area… on segments of the Bay Trail in Richmond. We’ll see where ships were built that helped win World War II, where passengers on transcontinental...

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 08:38 AM PST

Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Golden Gate National Recreation Area

It’s America’s most visited National Park, 80,000 acres stretching across three counties from Tomales Bay in the north to the hills and coastline of San Mateo County. The Golden Gate National Recreation Area is...

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015 at 09:46 AM PDT

Fun Ways to Support Our Backyard National Park

Fun Ways to Support Our Backyard National Park

No matter how young or old you are and what your interests and abilities might be, everyone is welcome to pitch in to give back and have a good time in the process.

Saturday, Sep 5, 2015 at 10:33 AM PDT

New Sections of the Bay Area Ridge Trail

New Sections of the Bay Area Ridge Trail

The Bay Area Ridge Trail is now about 350 miles long and growing and will someday entirely circumnavigate the Bay. We follow a relatively new portion of the Ridge Trail on land owned by the Santa Clara County...

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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.

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