Explore Shoreline Park in Mountain View on Pre-Work Walk

Shoreline Park is another easily accessible walk when visiting Mountain View, California for business.  I budgeted extra time in the morning and spent an hour walking around the trails.  I started off near Rengstorff House which is apparently the oldest building still standing in Mountain View (built in 1867 and restored in the 1980s).
Rengstorff House in Shoreline Park
It seems that 8 AM is tee time on the links at Shoreline Park.  A wagon train of golf carts zipped by.
Golf Carts near Shoreline Park in Mountain View, California
I soon arrived at the lake in Shoreline Park.  Colorful boats lined the placid surface.
kayaks in Shoreline Park in Mountain View California
Boats on Shoreline Lake in Mountain View, California
Shoreline Park was an ideal spot for a bit of birdwatching.  I could have watched this little guy for hours.  It was certainly noisy but its range of song was amazing and beautiful.
Bird in Shoreline Park in Mountain View, California
I spotted an American Robin in a tree...
American Robin in a tree in Shoreline Park in Mountain View, California
...a colorful House Finch...
House Finch in Shoreline Park in Mountain View, California
and a Red-winged Blackbird...
Red-winged blackbird in Shoreline Park in Mountain View, California
I crested a small hill and the serene waters of San Francisco Bay appeared before me.
San Francisco Bay view from Shoreline Park in Mountain View, California
Pelicans motored along the surface.
Pelican in Shoreline Park in Mountain View, California
Other seabirds appeared to dive bomb the water looking for their next catch.
San Francisco Bay viewed from Shoreline Park in Mountain View, California
There were also creatures to be found in the brush, like this stalking cat.
Cat in Shoreline Park in Mountain View, California
A jack rabbit popped up his ears alert to any dangers that might be nearby.
Jack rabbit in Shoreline Park in Mountain View, California
This little squirrel greeted me as I walked past on the way back to my car.
Squirrel in Shoreline Park in Mountain View, California
The most awesome part though was seeing this Burrowing Owl.  He rocked up, landed on this white pole, posed, and then flew off.  What an amazing creature -- totally made my day!
Burrowing Owl in Shoreline Park in Mountain View, California

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Sidewalk Safari | Part-time Travel Blog: Explore Shoreline Park in Mountain View on Pre-Work Walk
Explore Shoreline Park in Mountain View on Pre-Work Walk
Visit Shoreline Park in Mountain View, California for a morning walk before work. A photo-rich post written by travel blogger, Jennifer (aka Dr. J) from Sidewalk Safari.
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