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Campus Walks

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Enjoy the campus and its surrounding area with a number of themed walks or trails below.

Dish Hiking Trail

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This popular recreational area for hiking and jogging is open to the public from approximately sunrise to sunset throughout the year.         

Dog-friendly Trails around Stanford

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This site features over 13 miles of trails on or near campus that are open to leashed dogs. Please be respectful and come prepared with water and garbage bags to cleanup after your pet.

 

Green Library Self-Guided Walking Tour

Green Library

Green is the largest of Stanford’s 20 libraries, housing the Humanities and Social Sciences collections, Special Collections, University Archives, and the extensive Rumsey Map Center.

Perimeter Trail

Perimeter Trail

The Stanford Perimeter Trail is a partnership between Stanford and Palo Alto to create a set of hiking and biking trails connecting recreational areas in the foothills to those in the Palo Alto Baylands.

Stanford Campus Nature Walk

Papua New Guinea Sculpture Garden

A self-guiding podcast tour of plants, animals, and science art on the Stanford Campus.

Walking the Farm

Walking the farm: 18 themed walks exploring the Stanford campus, 20 local hikes from the Foothills to the Bay.

18 themed walks exploring the Stanford campus, 20 local hikes from the Foothills to the Bay.