Might as well let some of y’all help out with an upcoming column.

It runs in early September, so cool weather is still a primary concern, which leaves out a lot of the sweltering East Bay parks. Other side of the coin is I feel I’ve trod the redwood forest path enough for one summer (and I’ll need more of those for next year anyway).

Here’s the link to the page showing all previous columns — not including this week’s, which is at Portola Redwoods; and the one two weeks after that, at Angel Island.

The boss’s marching orders for the column is that it has to be someplace where somebody can toss a copy of the paper in their car, drive to a park in the Bay Area and have some good hike suggestions for when they get there.

So, let the suggestions rip.