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Bear Creek Bikeway

3.6 miles
The Bear Creek Bikeway parallels scenic Bear Creek just north of downtown Merced. The path grants access to the zoo at Applegate Park and amenities located within the park. On the trail's western end, a short rail-with-trail stretch connects ...

Black Rascal Creek Bikeway

4.5 miles
The Black Rascal Creek Bikeway follows the course of the small waterway through residential neighborhoods on the north side of Merced. The trail provides access to the Merced Mall and Black Rascal Creek Park, where amenities such as drinking ...

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 ...

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 ...

Dry Creek Trail (CA)

6 miles
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 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 ...

Hetch-Hetchy Trail

3 miles
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 ...

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 ...

Merced River Trail

13.1 miles
The Merced River Trail is an ungroomed, mostly dirt trail that follows the unshaded banks of the Merced River within the Merced River Recreation Area. Ideal for horseback riding, mountain biking and hiking, the trail offers many stunning overlooks ...

Modesto Virginia Corridor (Open segment)

1.75 miles
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)

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, ...

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 ...

Sugar Pine Railway - Strawberry Branch

5.04 miles
For more than 50 years in the early 1900s, the Sugar Pine Railway operated steam trains to haul logs along the Stanislaus River for the Standard Lumber Company and later the Pickering Lumber Company. Today this wooded corridor hosts a gentle ...

Tuolumne River Trail

2 miles

West Side Rails (Hull Creek to Clavey River)

9 miles
If you're looking for quiet solidarity amid the beautiful, rugged scenery of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, this trail is for you. The Hull Creek segment of the West Side Railway line is certainly off the beaten path, and it's quite possible you'll ...

West Side Rails (Tuolumne City to North Fork/ Tuolumne River)

5.5 miles
Tucked away in the sparsely populated Tuolumne County, this portion of the Stanislaus National Forest's Westside Rails is a hidden treasure, combining spectacular scenery and a route that represents an amazing feat of railway construction. The ...
Crushed Stone

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 ...

Yosemite Valley Trails

7.8 miles
Yosemite's seven square miles contain probably more scenic beauty per acre than can be found anywhere in the world. There is no better way to see it all then to leave your car at the campground and tour the Valley in the scenic and environmentally ...