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Explore the best rated trails in Vacaville, CA, whether you're looking for an easy walking trail or a bike trail like the UC Davis and Russell Boulevard Paths and Bannister Bike Trail + Jim Jones Bridge Trail . With more than 107 trails covering 862 miles you're bound to find a perfect trail for you. Click on any trail below to find trail descriptions, trail maps, photos, and reviews.

Recent Trail Reviews

Ninos Parkway

ninos park

April, 2024 by pacampos11

It’s ok for beginners there could also be lots of people

Sacramento River Parkway

Great for easy, simple bike ride

April, 2024 by brandondjenkins

Great views during the bike trail. My son and I went on a beautiful day. Stoped by old sac for some food on the way back from Discovery Park.

American River Parkway (Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail)

Awesome trail!

February, 2024 by qk58jcpmdw

We really enjoyed this trail! Great views with lots of places to stop. And plenty of restrooms. We went during the week and there were a lot of people out there. I can imagine it gets pretty crowded on the weekends. But, we would definitely ride this one again.

Accordion

Prince Memorial Greenway

Prince Memorial Greenway

December, 2023 by montyw_tl

This paved trail from Santa Rosa City Hall to Railroad Square with extensions to the west along Santa Rosa Creek is a great bit of nature in the downtown. Restored 20 years ago from a paved trapezoidal channel, it is now grown out with towering trees and pools and riffles. It even goes under Highway 101. It is also lined with murals and art pieces. Newly adopted by a group called Friends of the Prince Memorial Greenway, it is clean and well maintained and frequently patrolled by Santa Rosa Police and members of the Friends Committee?

Miners Ravine Trail

My Perfect Trail

December, 2023 by sfdrummer

I’m from out of town and was looking for a trail on which we could walk our little dog. I was hoping for something flat, safe, well-maintained, and devoid of poison oak. This trail was all of that, with extra bonuses of wide pavement and absolutely gorgeous surroundings. All of us, including my dog, loved it. We’ll be coming back whenever we visit.

Petaluma SMART Pathway

Just a conmuter path, under bridges and through homeless camps

September, 2023 by david588

This is just a path from point A to point B. Nothing remarkable. It goes through homeless camps and under highway bridges. Not the most beautiful experience. Nicely paved.

Sacramento River Parkway

Electric skateboard

July, 2023 by jbwpyfgzqx

Not bad

Dry Creek Greenway (Roseville)

skating

July, 2023 by jbwpyfgzqx

Perfect for dirt skateboard there’s places to explore everywhere you go

Black Diamond Railroad Trail

interesting place to explore- go when it’s not too hot

July, 2023 by kawkaw999

Mostly this location is good to hike. MTB was tough since there’s some pretty steep hills and not a ton of room to run. me and my friend had fun but we had to walk our bikes up a couple times. We are also both almost 60 year old women so… Maybe a young 25 year old guy can write up those with no problem …¿ but we didn’t see anybody else riding bicycles there maybe one guy. a lot of the areas are not shaded or protected so don’t go when it’s over 90°. But it’s a beautiful spot with some cool areas to explore. but if I was gonna go back I would probably just go for hiking

Lake Natoma Trail

midnight skateboard

July, 2023 by jbwpyfgzqx

It is really fun

Santa Rosa Creek Trail

Natural paradise trail in a city

May, 2023 by info962

I loved this trail! The main trail is all paved. It has underpasses under the cross streets to allow you to keep rolling without risk of cross traffic entanglement. The scenery is fantastic, at least in the spring time when we rode it. There is lots of trees that can provide shade if it's a hot sunny day. There is lots of birds that sing as you ride. It's truly a wonderful ride. Once you get part way outbound, there is a field on the right side of the paved trail, providing variety of shade trees on the left and green fields on the right. There wasn't that many other riders or pedestrians. Be sure to gently alert the walkers as you approach them from behind so as not to startle them and let them know you are approaching.

All of the north side of the Santa Rosa creek trail is paved. However, the side branch that "Y"s off to the NE along the Piner creek is gravel on both side, but it's not a problem to ride unless you don't like gravel and the rougher ride that comes with it. There are two wide blvd crossings on that route so be careful there. The south side of the Santa Rosa creek is also gravel (I think, but I didn't actually ride it to confirm.)

Visitacion Valley Greenway

Best part of Vis Valley

February, 2023 by doomstew

I am biased, but the Greenway is my favorite part of living in Vis Valley. My dog loves to go for walks through all 6 parks. There are a lot of varieties of birds through all the trails, along with some friendly neighborhood cats! There is a lovely coffee shop at the bottom on Leland Ave.

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