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Alamo Creek Bike Path

5 miles
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.
Asphalt

American River Bike Trail (Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail)

32 miles
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 ...
Asphalt

Bannon Creek Parkway

1.3 miles
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 ...
Asphalt

Black Diamond Railroad Trail

0.8 miles
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 ...
Dirt

Brown's Valley Road Trail

1.5 miles
An excellent commuter trail that travels along a paved corridor from Vaca Valley Parkway to Brown Street in Vacaville.
Asphalt

Calaveras River Bike Path

6.71 miles
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 ...
Asphalt

Central California Traction Line

27.5 miles
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 ...

Clarksburg Branch Line Trail

3.2 miles
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 ...
Crushed Stone

Contra Costa Canal Trail

13.8 miles
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 ...
Asphalt

Delta Meadows River Park

1 miles
NOTE: Delta Meadows River Park is closed. For more information visit the California State Parks website.
Ballast
Dirt

Delta de Anza Regional Trail

15 miles
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 ...
Asphalt

Dry Creek Parkway - Cherry Island and Roseville Segments

7.5 miles
The Dry Creek Parkway is an enjoyable cycling and walking corridor through northern Sacramento County and southern Placer County that includes trails, parks and open space along Dry Creek. Currently, two segments are completed and future plans ...
Asphalt

East Bay Greenway

12 miles
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

5.5 miles
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 ...
Asphalt

East Davis Greenways

13 miles
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 ...
Concrete
Dirt
Gravel

El Dorado Trail

35.9 miles
Passing through California’s historic Gold Rush country, the El Dorado Trail runs more than 35 miles from Camino west to the line between El Dorado and Sacramento counties, just south of Folsom. It follows two former rail lines, the Southern ...
Asphalt
Dirt
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Fairfield Linear Park

6.1 miles
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 ...
Asphalt

Folsom Parkway Rail-Trail

5 miles
The Folsom Parkway trail corridor extends from historic downtown Folsom to the Iron Point Light Rail station near highway. The trail provides a direct connection to three light rail stations, and two major employment centers within the Lake ...
Asphalt

Folsom South Canal

14 miles
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 ...
Asphalt

Fremont UPRR Trail

9 miles
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 ...

Humbug-Willow Creek Trail

13.3 miles
The Humbug-Willow Creek Trail is really a collection of multi-use trails in the city of Folsom, about 32 miles' worth, and more are planned. The trails snake throughout the city, between Folsom Lake in the north and Alder Creek in the south ...
Asphalt

Iron Horse Regional Trail

27.2 miles
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 ...
Asphalt

Johnny Cash - Folsom Prison Blues Trail

3.1 miles
The Johnny Cash Trail skirts the Folsom State Prison, which Cash sang about in his well-known 1955 song "Folsom Prison Blues." The trail—formerly known as the Folsom Lake Trail due to its position at the south end of the lake—was renamed in ...
Asphalt

Laguna Creek Parkway

7 miles
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 ...
Asphalt

Lake Natoma Trail

6 miles
Although most area residents (and Google Maps) consider the Lake Natoma Trail part of the American River Bike Trail, it is a separate trail in its own right. The Lake Natoma Trail dips and dives over many small rises along the southeast side ...
Asphalt

Manteca Tidewater Bikeway

3.4 miles
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 ...
Asphalt

Marsh Creek Trail

8.5 miles
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 ...
Asphalt

Miners Ravine Trail

7.5 miles
The Miners Ravine Trail winds its way through the city of Roseville, following the course of Miners Ravine and Dry Creek through a wooded greenway and among suburban neighborhoods and business districts, including Downtown Roseville. The trail ...
Asphalt

Modesto Virginia Corridor (Project Overview)

3.95 miles
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)

300 miles
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, ...

Natomas Westlake Path

1.3 miles
Located in a quiet residential neighborhood, this trail runs along the shoreline of West Lake in the Natomas neighborhood of Sacramento.
Asphalt

Natomas Westside Path

4 miles
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 ...
Asphalt

Ninos Parkway

1.3 miles
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 ...
Asphalt

North Davis Greenways

7 miles
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, ...
Asphalt

North Natomas Park Network Trails

8.4 miles
Neighborhood trails in North Natomas offer convenient access to parks, schools, and shopping centers through residential greenways. Most are well connected and travel through greenways and along flood channels and basins for the most natural ...
Asphalt
Concrete

Oak Parkway Trail

2.2 miles
The Oak Parkway Trail covers just over 2 miles across Folsom, a suburb of Sacramento, providing an important connection between the eastern and western halves of the city. The tree-dotted pathway traverses gently rolling hills along a wide green ...
Asphalt

Old US 40 Bike Path

8.4 miles
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 ...
Asphalt

PG&E Greenbelt

1.5 miles
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 ...
Asphalt

Sacramento Northern Bike Trail

9.8 miles
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 ...
Asphalt

Sacramento River Parkway Trail

4 miles
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 ...
Asphalt

San Francisco Bay Trail (Carquinez Strait, Vallejo, Napa River)

25.7 miles
The San Francisco Bay Trail runs through nearly 50 cities in nine counties and will one day encompass 500 miles. This section of the trail network totals 25 miles in the communities of Vallejo, Benicia, Crockett, Martinez, American Canyon, Port ...
Asphalt

San Francisco Bay Trail (Pinole, Hercules) Extension

1.5 miles
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 Joaquin River Trail

2.7 miles
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 ...
Asphalt

Sunrise Bikeway

2 miles
The Sunrise Bikeway is a short but important commuter route in the suburbs of northeast Sacramento, linking neighborhoods with businesses and providing an off-road route that parallels busy Sunrise Boulevard. A bridge allows access across the ...
Concrete

Two Rivers Trail

1.7 miles
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. ...
Asphalt

UC Davis Arboreteum and Putah Creek Trails

5.4 miles
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 ...
Asphalt

UC Davis and Russell Boulevard Paths

4.8 miles
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 ...
Asphalt

Vacaville Spur Bike Path

1.25 miles
The Vacaville Spur Bike Path connects downtown Vacaville on Hume Way to California Drive near Al Patch Park and southern neighborhoods of the city on the old Sacramento Northern railbed. The path also connects to Alamo Creek Bikeway, a trail ...
Asphalt

Western States Pioneer Express Recreation Trail

55 miles
The Western States Pioneer Trail runs for 55 miles between East Folsom Lake and Auburn at Squaw Pass. The trail, open to hikers and horseback riders only, follows the winding course of the American River along the old railroad grade built by ...
Dirt
Gravel