About North Shore
North Shore: Hercules, Pinole, Rodeo, Port Costa, San Pablo & Crockett
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Hercules is a small residential suburb on the San Francisco Bay about ten miles from Berkeley, with a population of approximately 25,000. Hercules is a convenient stop off from Interstate 80 and Highway 4 and provides easy access to an extensive network of biking and San Pablo Bay walking trails.
Hercules’ future plans for its Intermodal Transit Center means big changes for this small city. Train Station, Ferry Terminal, & Bus Services will be added. In the meantime, Hercules is a convenient stop off from Interstate 80 and Highway 4 and provides easy access to an extensive network of biking and San Pablo Bay walking trails.
Pinole has a total area of 13.6 square miles – 8.3 square miles of it is water. The city has habitat areas that support the endangered species Santa Cruz Tarweed on the California coastal prairie ecosystem.
Rodeo is located 25 miles northeast of San Francisco, on the eastern shore of San Pablo Bay.