Photos: 3 ways to spend Earth Day in Mountain View
Follow the Ship Creek Trail
Take the trail by Tyson Elementary.
The Ship Creek Trail runs west from Tyson Elementary School.
Then head toward this bridge, where the trail turns parallel to the water.
The trail includes several bridges like this.
You’ll travel through the Ship Creek industrial area.
Just on the other side of the trail: Views like this..
Work on your garden — or just visit one
Soon, you’ll be able to purchase produce from Fresh International Gardens at local farmers’ markets.
Raised beds are easy to build — and common in neighborhood backyards.
There are 50 plots at the municipal McPhee Gardens
There are also three community gardens in Mountain View; including 44 plots at the Gardens at Bragaw
Visit a park
There’s playground equipment at Mountain View Lions Park and Duldida Park and more than 90 acres of green space at Davis Park.