Brentwood, California (CA) Trails & Maps

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  • Alamo Creek Bike Path

    State: CA
    Length: 5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    A nice shaded path along Alamo Creek in Vacaville. The trail connects in with the Vacaville Spur Bike Path to access downtown. Wildlife such as beavers have been spotted along the creek and greenway.
  • Albertson Parkway

    State: CA
    Length: 0.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Albertson Parkway is located in South San Jose, just steps away from the sprawling Santa Teresa County Park, which features preserved land and unpaved trails in the rolling Santa Teresa Hills. The short paved trail opened for use in 2009, ...
  • Alexander Zuckermann Bicycle-Pedestrian Path (Bay Bridge Trail)

    State: CA
    Length: 4.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Alexander Zuckermann Bicycle-Pedestrian Path, also known as the Bay Bridge Trail, spans the south side of the bridge, offering beautiful views of the San Francisco Bay. It’s named for the founder of the East Bay Bicycle Coalition, who passed ...
  • Alum Rock Park Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 2.4 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    Nestled between Alum Rock Canyon and the Mt. Diablo foothills, Alum Rock Park west of San Jose is California's oldest city park. From the early to mid-1900s it was a popular resort and spa, complete with an indoor swimming pool, mineral baths ...
  • American River Bike Trail (Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail)

    State: CA
    Length: 32 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The American River Bike Trail (a.k.a. the Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail) hugs the banks of the American River as it flows through riparian habitat preserved by the American River Parkway. The trail runs for 32 miles between Discovery Park in ...
  • Aquatic Park Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Aquatic Park Trail travels along a hairpin-shaped route through Aquatic Park and around a small lake narrowly separated from the bay. The trail runs parallel to, and across the road from, the San Francisco Bay Trail Emeryville to Richmond ...
  • Arroyo Mocho Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 12.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Arroyo Mocho Trail is a part of a network of multi-use trails in Livermore and which also links with the city of Pleasanton. The trail provides access to neighborhoods, schools, numerous parks, the business district and municipal facilities. ...
  • Bannon Creek Parkway

    State: CA
    Length: 1.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    A popular trail which runs through Jefferson School Park and Bannon Creek Parkway, utilizing a greenbelt throughout most of its length. South Natomas residents can use Bannon Creek Parkway and Natomas Park Drive to access the American River ...
  • Barberry Walkway

    State: CA
    Length: 0.5 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Barberry Walkway runs parallel to Barberry Lane between Corda Drive near Meadowfair Park and Dina Lane. There are plans to extend the walkway along the outskirts of the park to Quimby Road.
  • Black Diamond Railroad Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 0.8 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    The Black Diamond Railroad Trail is within the Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve, a splendid place to visit with a fascinating and unique history. From the 1850s to the early 1900s, the region was the site of the largest coal mining operation ...
  • Bol Park Bike Path

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 1.25 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Bol Park Bike Path is a charmer that threads through a peaceful neighborhood in the hills south of San Francisco. At its heart is Bol Park, a strip of playground and lawn laid alongside Matadero Creek. DIFFICULTY: Easy FOOD: No food ...
  • Brown's Valley Road Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    An excellent commuter trail that travels along a paved corridor from Vaca Valley Parkway to Brown Street in Vacaville.
  • Cal Park Hill Tunnel

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 1.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The trail through the Cal Park Hill Tunnel offers a quick, smooth ride through the hill that separates San Rafael from the ferry terminal in Larkspur and southern Marin County. As part of the 70-mile SMART Pathway, the trail will share the tunnel ...
  • Calaveras River Bike Path

    State: CA
    Length: 6.71 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Riding alongside one of Stockton's levees, the Calaveras River Bike Trail services many communities and neighborhoods. This east-west corridor provides easy access to many educational institutions including local neighborhood schools, Stagg ...
  • Centennial Way Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 2.85 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Centennial Way Trail follows the path of the BART line between San Bruno station and South San Francisco station. The BART, of course, runs underground while the trail doesn't. The 10-foot-wide trail is paved with asphalt and has 2-foot ...
  • Central California Traction Line

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 27.5 miles
    Surface:

    From Central Valley Rails to Trails Foundation website: The proposed trail will provide a safe location for hiking, biking, and equestrian travel, and will provide access to numerous planned and existing trails and parks in both Sacramento ...
  • Charles F. McGlashan Pathway

    State: CA
    Length: 0.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Boardwalk

    The Charles F. McGlashan Pathway, in the San Francisco Bay area, was once known as the Tennessee Valley Pathway, but was renamed to honor a former Marin County Supervisor and a passionate active transportation advocate. The trail was part of ...
  • Clarksburg Branch Line Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 3.2 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Clarksburg Branch Line Trail in West Sacramento runs between Jefferson Boulevard at S. River Road and Gregory Avenue where S. River Road loops around and returns. The surface is crushed concrete but plans are to pave the northern segment ...
  • Contra Costa Canal Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 13.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Contra Costa Canal Trail forms a horseshoe shape route, traversing through the urban and neighborhood landscape of Martinez, Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek and Concord. The trail follows the canal of the same name, passing through several parks ...
  • Coyote Creek Trail (San Jose)

    State: CA
    Length: 22.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    For most of its length, the scenic Coyote Creek Trail meanders along its namesake creek south of the city of San Jose. South of Metcalf Road, an equestrian trail parallels the paved trail. A smaller northern section (2.3 miles) near Milpitas ...
  • Crocker Park Recreational Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 2.5 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Crushed Stone

    The Crocker Park Recreational Trail loops around Crocker Park businesses in the town of Brisbane. The 2.5-mile, gravel trail begins and ends on Park Lane across from the dog park, although you can pick up the trail at any place where it crosses ...
  • Crystal Springs Reservoir Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 13 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Dirt

    Note: Crystal Springs Dam crossing is closed for reconstruction. Access is from the north via the Black Mountain/Hayne Exit off I-280, west to "T" intersection, turn left (south) on the frontage road, approximately 1 mile to park. The Crystal ...
  • Delta Meadows River Park

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Dirt

    NOTE: Delta Meadows River Park is closed. For more information visit the California State Parks website.
  • Delta de Anza Regional Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 15 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Delta de Anza Regional Trail is 15 miles long, running between Willow Pass Road at Route 4 near Concord and Main Street (Rt. 4) at E. Cypress Road in Oakley. The eastern end in Oakley intersects Marsh Creek Trail. The trail also intersects ...
  • Dry Creek Trail (CA)

    State: CA
    Length: 6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    This is a paved pathway with a couple of foot bridges and roadway underpasses. You will see many people walking, running, skating, and biking; many people are accompanied by their dogs on leash. At the western end the trail ends near downtown ...
  • East Bay Greenway

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 12 miles
    Surface:

    The East Bay Greenway is a proposed 12-mile long, $30-35 million rail-with-trail project that will service Oakland, San Leandro, Alameda County and Hayward. This project will partially be funded by a $10.2 million TIGER II federal grant, awarded ...
  • East Bay MUD Right of Way

    State: CA
    Length: 5.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    This right of way spans five and a half miles along an east-west transect in the north part of Stockton. It grants bikers and pedestrians a right of way along the full length of the pass. At this time, there are gaps in the project that have ...
  • East Davis Greenways

    State: CA
    Length: 13 miles
    Surface: Concrete, Dirt, Gravel

    The college town of Davis is famous for bikability, due in part to the network of neighborhood greenways planned into the community as it grew. This series of bike paths crisscross the eastern part of Davis and links up with the popular South ...
  • Evergreen Creek Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 1.2 miles
    Surface: Gravel

    The Evergreen Creek Trail follows its namesake creek between San Felipe Road and Yerba Buena Road. To the north of the gravel trail is suburbia (with a row of trees separating the trail from the houses; to the south is open space, a.k.a. Montgomery ...
  • Fairfield Linear Park

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 6.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Running from Solano Community College on the southwest edge of town and into the town of Fairfield, the Fairfield Linear Park Path provides convenient bike access to the action on campus and in the city center. Once leaving the college, the ...
  • Folsom South Canal

    State: CA
    Length: 14 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Folsom South Canal provides a useful connection from southeast Sacramento County to the American River Bike Trail. The canal was constructed in the 1970s as a part of the Central Valley Project and is operated by the Bureau of Reclamation. The ...
  • Fremont UPRR Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 9 miles
    Surface:

    The partially abandoned UP tracks through Fremont offer an outstanding opportunity for an urban trail that has multiple connections to other planned and completed trails and the on street bike network. The extension of BART into the area also ...
  • Golden Gate Park and Ocean Beach

    State: CA
    Length: 6.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The paths in Golden Gate Park and along Ocean Beach provide a retreat from urban San Francisco and an important part of the growing bike network. There are other paths that meander through the park and provide good walking loops. The trail passes ...
  • Guadalupe River Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 11 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The northern segment of the Guadalupe River Trail runs from the Bay in Alviso beneath most roadways, including under SR 237, US Highway 101 and I-880, as it makes its way past San Jose Airport, past the Shark Tank (San Jose Pavilion) and through ...
  • Hetch-Hetchy Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Dirt

    The Hetch-Hetchy Trail is a 2.8 mile Class 1 Trail on the approximately 100 foot wide right-a-way of the Hetch-Hetchy water pipeline, which is operated by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, extends diagonally east-west through the ...
  • Highway 237 Bikeway

    State: CA
    Length: 5 miles
    Surface: Concrete, Dirt

    The Highway 237 Bikeway parallels State Route 237 between McCarthy Boulevard in Milpitas to the San Tomas Aquino Creek Trail in Santa Clara. The trail runs in two main segments on the south side of Highway 237: (1) between McCarthy Blvd and ...
  • Highway 87 Bikeway

    State: CA
    Length: 4.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Highway 87 Bikeway follows Route 87 between Willow Street in the north and Santa Teresa Boulevard at W. Valley Freeway (Route 85) in the south. Basically, the trail forms the missing link between the two segments of the Guadelupe River Trail. ...
  • Iron Horse Regional Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 24.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The area surrounding the Iron Horse Regional Trail has an important history as part of the San Ramon Valley's agricultural and ranching past. Today, the Iron Horse Trail connects two counties and twelve cities. It runs through quiet residential ...
  • Isabel Avenue Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 3.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Isabel Avenue Trail provides a N-S corridor on the western boundary of the city of Livermore. This trail primarily services adjacent neighborhoods on the eastern side of the Isabel Ave/Kitty Hawk Drive. This trail also connects to the Arroyo ...
  • Joe's Trail at Saratoga De Anza

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 1.4 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    Joe's Trail at Saratoga de Anza parallels the south side of the active railroad tracks that travel through a residential area of Saratoga, a California community just south of the San Francisco Bay. The trail is part of the Juan Bautista de ...
  • Lafayette/Moraga Regional Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 7.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Lafayette-Moraga Regional Trail, a 7.65-mile linear park, parallels St. Mary's Road through Lafayette and Moraga. It is intended for hiking, bicycling, and equestrian use. Coursing through the Moraga Valley, connecting Las Trampas Ridge ...
  • Laguna Creek Parkway

    State: CA
    Length: 7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Laguna Creek Parkway contains a variety of paved and dirt trails along the flood control features of Laguna and Elk Grove Creeks. There are several segments of paths, with the longest unbroken section about 2.25 miles long. That segment ...
  • Lands End Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Dirt

    Riding high on the cliffs at North America's western edge, this San Francisco-area trail offers unbeatable views of Golden Gate Bridge and the Pacific Ocean at San Francisco Bay. Add to that a chance to see old shipwrecks, historical monuments, ...
  • Larkspur and Corte Madera Creek Paths

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    From the banks of estuarine Corte Madera Creek to the tangled undergrowth that has wrapped itself around the long-unused Alto Tunnel, the Larkspur-Corte Madera rail-trail runs through a lovely slice of Marin County that illustrates why the area ...
  • Lincoln Hill Pathway

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 1.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Lincoln Hill Pathway provides an uninterupted alternative to busy Lincoln Avenue through an urban canyon type scenery between the soundwalls of Highway 101 and the SMART commuter rail project. The pathway has a moderate grade that tunnels ...
  • Los Alamitos Creek Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 4.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Los Alamitos Creek Trail runs along its namesake creek between Los Alamitos Park and Almaden Lake Park. Between McKean Road and Camden Avenue at Singer Park, the trail runs along both sides of the creek. It passes through a series of parks ...
  • Los Gatos Creek Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 11.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Dirt, Gravel

    It is difficult to travel through suburban Santa Clara County for more than a few minutes without noticing an abundance of cyclists and runners in the area. If you are strolling to downtown Los Gatos, chances are that the biker whizzing by you ...
  • Lower Silver Creek Trail (North)

    State: CA
    Length: 1.05 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    Lower Silver Creek Trail, North, runs in a nearly straight line between Ocala Avenue and Abed Court. Between Foxdale Drive and Logsden Way there's a short (about 0.25) on-street connection. There are plans to extend the trail south from Ocala ...
  • Lower Silver Creek Trail (Umbarger Walkway)

    State: CA
    Length: 0.6 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Lower Silver Creek Trail is also known as the Umbarger Walkway, which parallels Umbarger Road for just over a half mile between Plumas Drive and Tuers Road in a narrow strip of greenspace surrounded by suburbia.
  • Manteca Tidewater Bikeway

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 3.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Manteca Tidewater Bikeway is a multiuse trail running north to south through the city of Manteca, California. The flat, asphalt corridor is up to 100 feet wide in places and is popular with bikers, inline skaters and walkers. There is also ...
  • Marin County North-South Bicycle Freeway

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 25 miles
    Surface:

    From Marin County Bicycle Coalition website: When completed, the North-South Greenway will provide an environmentally sound transportation route that will be a model for the nation for alternative transportation and the reduction of greenhouse ...
  • Marsh Creek Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 8.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Marsh Creek Trail follows the sinuous course of Marsh Creek through the outskirts of suburbia and among the rich farmland of Contra Costa County. The 8.5-mile paved extends between Concord Road in Brentwood and Big Break Lake, where the trail ...
  • Matadero Creek Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Dirt

    The Matadero Creek Trail offers beautiful views of the San Francisco Bay and Santa Cruz Mountains as it winds its way through gently rolling hills and rural countryside. The paved northern half of the trail, from Foothill Expressway to Deer ...
  • Mill Valley-Sausalito Multi-purpose Path

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 3.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Dirt

    Mill Valley–Sausalito Multi-purpose Path is a convenient connection between neighborhoods, schools, shopping, restaurants and a skate park. There is also an adjacent dog park: Mill Valley. Between the skate and dog parks, on a nice day there ...
  • Mission Creek Bikeway And Greenbelt

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface:

    From Mission Creek Bikeway and Greenbelt website: The Mission Creek Bikeway will begin at 16th and Harrison Streets, winding around the nose of Potrero Hill, crossing 7th Street and the Caltrain tracks, continuing along the south side of ...
  • Modesto Virginia Corridor (Open segment)

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 1.75 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Modesto Virginia Corridor represents the transformation of the Tidewater Southern rail corridor into a premier linear park, trail and recreational gathering place. The currently open segment of the Modesto Virginia Corridor (1.75 miles) ...
  • Modesto Virginia Corridor (Project Overview)

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 3.95 miles
    Surface:

    From the City of Modesto Web site: Phase III of the Virginia Corridor Trailway project is currently under construction. This phase of the trail begins at College Avenue, north to Roseburg; and from Orangeburg to Granger Avenue. This will ...
  • Mokelumne Coast to Crest Trail (project overview)

    State: CA
    Length: 300 miles
    Surface:

    From www.mc2ct.org: The Mokelumne Coast to Crest Trail (MCCT) will be a scenic, 300-mile non-motorized, multi-use trail extending from the Pacific Ocean near San Francisco Bay to the crest of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Users, including hikers, ...
  • Montgomery Hill Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 0.4 miles
    Surface: Dirt, Grass

    The Montgomery Hill Trail is a short dirt trail traversing Montgomery Hill Park, an undeveloped green space in San Jose. The trail offers nice views of the surrounding area and links Yerba Buena Creek Trail with Evergreen Creek Trail.
  • Napa Valley Vine Trail (Napa)

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 1.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Napa Valley Vine Trail is a work in progress to connect Calistoga to the Vallejo ferry terminal, a distance of 44 miles. The trail will roughly parallel State Route 29, a popular wine route and the valley's main transportation corridor. ...
  • Napa Valley Vine Trail (Yountville)

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 0.85 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Napa Valley Vine Trail is a work in progress to connect Calistoga to the Vallejo ferry terminal, a distance of 44 miles. The trail will roughly parallel State Route 29, a popular wine route and the valley's main transportation corridor. ...
  • Natomas Westside Path

    State: CA
    Length: 4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    With the completion of a new bike/pedestrian bridge over Interstate 80, this bike trail provides a long-awaited connection from North Natomas to the American River Bike Trail, South Natomas, and downtown. It allows commuters and recreational ...
  • Nimitz Way

    State: CA
    Length: 4.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Nimitz Way in Tilden Regional Park follows the ridge between Wildcat Creek and the San Pablo Reservoir on the northern outskirts of Berkeley. The paved 4-mile trail utilizes an access road to a missile base that was decommissioned in the 1970s. ...
  • Ninos Parkway

    State: CA
    Length: 1.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    This paved trail utilizes a utility corridor to connects the Northgate neighborhood with parks and the American River Bike Trail. A Master Plan for the full development of the Ninos Parkway into gardens and parks in complete and construction ...
  • North Davis Greenways

    State: CA
    Length: 7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The college town of Davis is renowned for its bikability and these neighborhood greenways that have been planned into the developments are a major reason why. This series of bike paths that crisscross the northwestern part of Davis connect schools, ...
  • Ohlone Greenway

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 5.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Named for the Ohlone Indians who once lived in the area, this trail doubles as a commuting corridor and a recreation destination for the cities of Berkeley, Albany and El Cerrito. While the Ohlone Greenway is certainly an urban trail, it weaves ...
  • Old Railroad Grade

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 4.4 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Dirt

    As it winds up to the eastern peak of Mount Tamalpais in Marin County, this picturesque trail offers an exhilarating combination of far-reaching views, history and challenge. The trail follows the route originally carved out for the Mt. Tamalpais ...
  • Old US 40 Bike Path

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 8.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    This commuter route between Sacramento and Davis parallels the Union Pacific and Capitol Corridor rail line on the adjacent old US 40 right of way. From Davis, the separated path runs between the rail line and I80 to Road 105. From Road 105 ...
  • PG&E Greenbelt

    State: CA
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    This path dissects Weston Ranch diagonally in between French Camp Road and the San Joaquin River. It ends on the opposite side of Van Buskirk Municipal Park along the banks of the river. Due to its location in a residential neighborhood, there ...
  • Penitencia Creek Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 2.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Gravel

    The Penitencia Creek Trail follows its namesake creek through a suburban greenbelt in northeast San José. On the northeastern end, the trail passes by a series of percolation ponds, and you can take a side trip along dirt paths around them. ...
  • Petaluma-Sebastapol Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 11 miles
    Surface:

    From Sonoma County Trails Council: Sebastopol resident Lynn Deedler has big plans to get walkers and bikers off the highways. Though Sebastopol has a reputation for supporting green programs and businesses and is halfway along the Joe Rodota ...
  • Quarry Lakes Recreational Area

    State: CA
    Length: 5.38 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Quarry Lakes Recreational Area provides users with a wide variety of recreational activities. In addition to its several miles of biking and walking paths, the park also features boating, swimming, fishing, picnicking and beach sports. Dog walkers ...
  • Richmond Greenway

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Beginning in 1904, the Atchison-Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad (AT&SF) carried freight through the city of Richmond, reaching its height during World War II when Richmond became a national leader of wartime industry and the woman's labor movement. ...
  • SMART Pathway

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 70 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) commuter rail line and parallel pathway will stretch 70 miles between Cloverdale and Larkspur. This dual transportation system will connect 14 train stations and 10 cities across two counties, Sonoma ...
  • Sabercat Creek Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Sabercat Creek Trail can be found along its tree-lined namesake waterway in the Mission San Jose community of Fremont, a coastal California city off the San Francisco Bay. The 2-mile paved pathway runs through a former archaeological dig ...
  • Sacramento Northern Bike Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 9.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Follow the Sacramento Northern Bike Trail for a tour of Sacramento and its surrounding communities, weaving through historic neighborhoods and parks and finishing in a scenic rural area. The bikeway also connects with a number of other local ...
  • Sacramento River Parkway Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Hugging the eastern bank of the Sacramento River, this trail travels through Old Sacramento and along the Sacramento Southern excursion rail line to connect neighborhoods to the south. The trail makes useful links to the American River Bike ...
  • San Francisco Bay Trail (Airport to Hunters Point)

    State: CA
    Length: 11 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Airport to Hunters Point section of the San Francisco Bay Trail (SFBT) stretches from San Francisco International Airport in the south to India Basin in the north. The trail is in a few disconnected segments and there are plans to bridge ...
  • San Francisco Bay Trail (Alameda, Oakland, Hayward Shoreline)

    State: CA
    Length: 31 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Dirt, Gravel

    The Alameda Oakwood section of the San Francisco Bay Trail (SFBT) consists of several short segments, many of which are linked by on-road bike lanes. The route starts at Swan Way and Doolittle Drive just north of Oakland Airport. There are two ...
  • San Francisco Bay Trail (Carquinez Strait, Vallejo, Napa River)

    State: CA
    Length: 24 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Carquinez Straight & Vallejo section of the San Francisco Bay Trail (SFBT) is 20 miles in Vallejo, Benicia, Crockett and Martinez. Trails start on the eastern side of Mare Island Strait, and various trails run around Carquinez Strait. There ...
  • San Francisco Bay Trail (Coyote Hills, Alameda Creek, Fremont)

    State: CA
    Length: 25.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Gravel

    Part of the Fremont section of the San Francisco Bay Trail (SFBT) runs inland along city streets through neighborhoods and industrial areas without much of a view of the bay. The exception is a small segment along Fremont Boulevard in Fremont—Coyote ...
  • San Francisco Bay Trail (Dumbarton Bridge to Bayfront Park)

    State: CA
    Length: 33.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Dunbarton Bridge to Bayfront Park section of the San Francisco Bay Trail (SFBT) consists of several disconnected segments. Plans to connect them are in the works and will result in more than 30 continuous miles of trail, stretching from ...
  • San Francisco Bay Trail (East Palo Alto to San Jose)

    State: CA
    Length: 22.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The East Palo Alto to San Jose section of the San Francisco Bay Trail (SFBT) begins at the Ravenswood Open Space Preserve and meanders through the Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve and the Lucy Evans Nature Interpretive Center. From here the ...
  • San Francisco Bay Trail (Emeryville to Richmond)

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 27 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Emeryville to Richmond section of the San Francisco Bay Trail forms a nearly unbroken path between San Pablo and Emeryville. The trail links to numerous parks along the bay, including throughout Richmond's southern shoreline, connecting ...
  • San Francisco Bay Trail (Petaluma River to Sonoma Marsh)

    State: CA
    Length: 7.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Petaluma River to Sonoma Marsh section of the San Francisco Bay Trail (SFBT) comprises short but scenic trails. One segment begins at the Petaluma River and follows along Port Sonoma Marina. You can connect to the Sonoma Baylands Tidal Marsh ...
  • San Francisco Bay Trail (Pinole, Hercules)

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 10 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Pinhole–Hercules section of the San Francisco Bay Trail (SFBT) consists of several disconnected segments between Point Pinole Regional Park along the Pinole and Hercules waterfronts and Victoria by the Bay in Rodeo. The trail segments make ...
  • San Francisco Bay Trail (Pinole, Hercules) Extension

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface:

    This project will connect the three isolated segments of trail that are already complete in the area to form a continuous trail along the Bay alongside the active UP and Amtrak rail lines. The project to connect the Pinole Shores to Bayfront ...
  • San Francisco Bay Trail (San Rafael Bay segment)

    State: CA
    Length: 2.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    This short segment of the Bay Trail begins near the notorious San Quentin State Prison, makes its way along the shoreline past Shoreline Park, a lagoon, and ends near Pickleweed Park. Views of the bay, shorebirds, and the iconic Mt Tamalpais ...
  • San Francisco Embarcadero

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 5.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The San Francisco Embarcadero follows the path of the old State Belt Railroad, which transferred cargo from ships to main line railroads and cars onto ferries for trips across the bay. The tracks were extended through a tunnel under Fort Mason ...
  • San Joaquin River Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 2.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    This trail along the San Joaquin River and French Camp levees gives access to the riparian areas south of Stockton from the Weston Ranch neighborhoods. It connects to the PG&E Greenbelt for a potential loop. There is limited access to the trail ...
  • San Tomas Aquino Creek Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 5.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    San Tomas Aquino Creek Trail, a spur off the larger San Francisco Bay Trail, offers a paved route running 5 miles from Santa Clara to the small community of Alviso on the southern end of the San Francisco Bay. At its north end, a connecting ...
  • Saratoga Creek Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Gravel

    Saratoga Creek Trail follows the winding course of the creek between just south of I-280 (Junipero Serra Freeway) and Saratoga Creek Park. The trail parallels the Lawrence Expressway/County Route G2 through a strip of greenway, passing through ...
  • Shepherd Canyon Trail (Montclair Railroad Trail)

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 1.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    Tucked in the quiet Oakland hills neighborhood of Montclair, the Shepherd Canyon Trail (a.k.a. Montclair Railroad Trail) is a popular community rail-trail that has come to symbolize the power of community activism. The rail right-of-way, which ...
  • Silver Creek Valley Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Silver Creek Valley Trail follows its namesake creek and paralleling Silver Creek Valley Road. The passes through a country club neighborhood and through open space over a steep hill. The trail offers nice views of the creek and hillsides, branching ...
  • Sonoma Bike Path

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    If you are attracted to the rolling, wine country landscapes and historical architecture of Sonoma Valley, the Sonoma Bike Path won't disappoint. Located in the heart of historic Sonoma, just over an hour from downtown San Francisco, the rail-trail ...
  • Stevens Creek Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 4.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The trail in Mountain View extends south from its connection to the Bay Trail in Shoreline park, past La Avenida trailhead, under Highway 101, past Whisman School and Park, under Middlefield Rd., past Creekside Park, under Hwy 85, over Central ...
  • Sweeney Ridge Trails

    State: CA
    Length: 3.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Dirt

    This system of trails is located in beautiful Sweeney Ridge, a prime bicycling and hiking area in San Mateo county. From the trailhead in the Crestmoor neighborhood of San Bruno, a paved path ascends two miles to the top of the ridge, gaining ...
  • Three Creeks Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 3 miles
    Surface:

    The Three Creeks Trail will provide a critical link between the Los Gatos Creek Trail, Guadalupe River Trail, and Coyote Creek Trail through urban San Jose. The City is currently purchasing the western portion of the corridor which will connect ...
  • Tiburon Historical Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 2.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Ballast

    If you're looking for a gentle rail-trail in Marin County that offers stunning views of both San Francisco Bay and Mt. Tamalpais, the Tiburon Historical Trail is for you. Known alternately as the Tiburon Bike Path and Tiburon Linear Park, the ...
  • Tuolumne River Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

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  • Two Rivers Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 1.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    This trail runs adjacent to the American River and connects Jibboom Street and Highway 160. It was awarded the 2007 Project of the Year Award in the Parks & Trails Category by The Sacramento Chapter of the American Public Works Association. ...
  • UC Davis Arboreteum and Putah Creek Trails

    State: CA
    Length: 5.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    This is a bike path often used by the residents of Davis. It begins at the beautiful UC Davis Arboretum and runs alongside Putah Creek for most of its length. It traverses through the Putah Creek Bicycle Undercrossing in order to pass under ...
  • UC Davis and Russell Boulevard Paths

    State: CA
    Length: 4.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Davis is a bike town and they love the trails that connect to the UC Davis Campus. For a little excursion, take the Russell Boulevard Bike Trail out of town and through farmland on this straight shot along Russell Boulevard. From CASkating ...
  • Upper Silver Creek Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 0.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Upper Silver Creek Trail courses through Silver Creek Linear Park, offering a nice play area and picnicking at the southern end and tennis courts and a basketball court at the northern end. Although the trail is short, it heads up hill from ...
  • Vacaville Spur Bike Path

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 1.25 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Vacaville Spur Bike Path connects downtown Vacaville to the southern neighborhoods of the city on the old Sacramento Northern railbed. The path also connects to Alamo Creek Bikeway, which is a nice short jaunt for families and neighborhood ...
  • Yerba Buena Creek Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 0.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Gravel

    The Yerba Buena Creek Trail follows its namesake creek through Evergreen Park behind the community center, paralleling Yerba Buena Road and Park Estates Way.
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