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Length
Surfaces
Type

Alameda Creek Regional Trails

24.4 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Gravel

Alamo Creek Bikeway

4.4 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Aliso Creek Riding and Hiking Trail

16.4 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Arroyo Simi Bike Path

8.6 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Crushed Stone

Beach Range Road Multi-Use Trail

4 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Bear Creek Trail (La Quinta)

2.7 mi
State: CA
Concrete

Bear Creek Trail (Stockton)

8 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Bizz Johnson National Recreation Trail

25.3 mi
State: CA
Dirt, Gravel

Black Diamond Railroad Trail

0.8 mi
State: CA
Dirt

Blue Gravel Mine Trail

1.75 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Bob Jones City to the Sea Trail

3 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Cal Park Hill Tunnel

2.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Calaveras River Bike Path

6.71 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Calleguas Creek Bike Path

4.4 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Castaways Trail

1.02 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Chandler Bikeway

2.8 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Clover Creek Preserve Trail

2 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Clovis Old Town Trail

5.6 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Colton Rail-Trail

1.9 mi
State: CA
Concrete
Accordion

Contra Costa Canal Regional Trail

13.8 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Corte Madera Creek Path

3.52 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Boardwalk

Cowell-Purisima Trail

4.1 mi
State: CA
Dirt, Gravel

Coyote Creek Trail

25.6 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Crushed Stone

Cross Marin Trail

5.3 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Dirt, Gravel

Crystal Springs Regional Trail

15.3 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Dirt

Dana Point Headlands Trail System

3.1 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete, Dirt

Dennis Wendt Memorial Trail

0.7 mi
State: CA
Dirt, Gravel

Devil's Slide Trail

1.3 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Donald and Bernice Watson Recreation Trail

1.6 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Dirt

Dry Creek Greenway (Roseville)

0.7 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Eagle Lake Trail (CA)

5.2 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

El Cajon Trail

4 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Enterprise Canal Trail

2.4 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Dirt, Gravel

Folsom South Canal Recreation Trail

15.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Fortuna Riverwalk

2 mi
State: CA
Crushed Stone, Grass

Foulks Ranch/Laguna Greenbelt

2 mi
State: CA
Concrete

Half Moon Bay Coastside Trail

7.22 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete, Dirt

Hicks Canyon Trail

2 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone

Humboldt Bay Trail North

4.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Humbug-Willow Creek Trail

15 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Boardwalk

Huntington Beach Bicycle Trail (Coastal Trail)

8.3 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Iron Horse Regional Trail

32 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Jeffrey Open Space Trail

4.1 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Joe Rodota Trail

8.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Kern River Parkway Trail

30 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Lafayette-Moraga Regional Trail

7.7 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Laguna Creek Trail

4 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Lake Almanor Recreation Trail

11 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Lake Merced Loop (San Francisco)

4.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Lake Natoma Trail

5.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Lakes Basin Path

5.2 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Lands End Trail

1.6 mi
State: CA
Crushed Stone, Dirt

Lewis S. Eaton Trail

5.9 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Lodestar Connector

0.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Los Gatos Creek Trail

10.7 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete, Gravel

MacKerricher Haul Road Trail

3.8 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Martin Luther King, Jr. Promenade

0.75 mi
State: CA
Brick

Marvin Braude Bike Trail

21.9 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Matadero Creek Trail

1.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Dirt

Miners Ravine Trail

7.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Mission Bay Bike Path

11.57 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Montaña de Oro Bluff Trail

4.1 mi
State: CA
Dirt, Gravel

Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail

19 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Mt. Lowe Railway Trail

5.8 mi
State: CA
Dirt, Gravel

NWP Railroad Trail

1.31 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Crushed Stone

Nimitz Way

4.1 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

North Davis Greenways

7 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Oceanfront Boardwalk

2.9 mi
State: CA
Concrete

Ohlone Loop Trail

3 mi
State: CA
Concrete

Ojai Valley Trail

9.3 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Old Rail Trail

2.6 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Orange Line Bike Path

15.7 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Oso Creek Trail

4.1 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Pacheco Hill Path

1.2 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Pacific Electric Inland Empire Trail

20 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone

Peters Canyon Trail

5.6 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Pleasant Grove Creek Trail

6.97 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Pope-Baldwin Bike Path

3.6 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Path

6 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Rincon Bike Trail

3.6 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Rio Hondo River Trail

17.8 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Rose Creek Bikeway

2.1 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Sabercat Creek Trail

2 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Sacramento River Parkway

8.6 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Sacramento River Rail Trail

11.1 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Sacramento River Trail

12.3 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

San Diego Creek Trail

10.8 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

San Fernando Road Bike Path

7.2 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

San Francisco Bay Trail

328 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Boardwalk, Concrete, Crushed Stone, Dirt, Gravel

San Francisquito Creek Trail

6.7 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

San Gabriel River Trail

39.3 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

San Luis Rey River Trail

9 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

San Tomas Aquino Creek Trail

5.45 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Santa Ana River Trail

57.7 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Santa Clara River Trail (CA)

8.8 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Santa Gertrudis Creek Trail

4 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Santa Rosa Creek Trail

15.7 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Gravel

Santiago Creek Trail

7.83 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Shady Canyon Trail

4 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Shoreline Pedestrian/Bicycle Path

4.3 mi
State: CA
Concrete

Sierra Gateway Trail

1.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Southern Pacific Railroad Right-of-Way

1.9 mi
State: CA
Dirt, Woodchips

St. John's River Trail

3.8 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

State Route 56 Bike Path

10.3 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Stevens Creek Trail

5.9 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Sugar Pine Railway Trail

2.5 mi
State: CA
Dirt

Sweeney Ridge Trail

2.17 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Dirt

Taft Rails to Trails

1.4 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Tracks at Brea Trail

4 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Gravel

Truckee River Legacy Trail

5.6 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Tuolumne River Trail

2.3 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Turtle Rock Trail

2.8 mi
State: CA
Concrete

Union Valley Bike Trail

5.8 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Valley Loop Trail

7.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Veterans Parkway

3.5 mi
State: CA
Dirt, Woodchips

Virginia Corridor Trailway

2.7 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Visitacion Valley Greenway

0.5 mi
State: CA
Concrete

Walnut Trail

3.4 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Watsonville Slough Trail

2.8 mi
State: CA
Concrete, Gravel

West Irvine Trail

1.7 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone

Whittier Greenway Trail

7.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Woodbridge Trail

2.2 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Almanor Rail Trail

13 mi
State: CA
Ballast, Dirt, Gravel

Aquatic Park Trail

2 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Arroyo Mocho Trail

12.9 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete, Gravel

Ballona Creek Bike Path

6.4 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Bannon Creek Parkway

1.3 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Bayshore Bikeway

24.7 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Bellflower Bike Trail

2.7 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Bol Park Path

1.25 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Chico Airport Bike Path

3.25 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Chuck Pontius Commuter Trail

5.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Coyote Creek Bikeway

12 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Dry Creek Parkway

7.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Dry Creek Trail (Clovis)

2.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

El Dorado Trail

35.8 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Dirt, Gravel

Elk Grove Creek Trail

8.6 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Escondido Creek Bike Path

6.1 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Eureka Waterfront Trail

6.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Boardwalk

Evergreen Creek Trail

1.2 mi
State: CA
Gravel

Goleta Beach Trail

0.9 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Goshen Avenue Trail

5.8 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Guadalupe River Trail

12.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Hammond Trail

5.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Dirt, Gravel

Inland Rail Trail

10.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Joe's Trail at Saratoga De Anza

1.4 mi
State: CA
Crushed Stone

Johnny Cash Trail

3.2 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Los Angeles River Trail

38.28 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete, Dirt

Marsh Creek Regional Trail

10 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Merced River Trail

4.9 mi
State: CA
Gravel

Mid-Town Trail

0.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Modoc Line Rail Trail

39.8 mi
State: CA
Ballast, Cinder, Gravel

Morro Bay Harborwalk

0.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Napa River Trail

4.2 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Napa Valley Vine Trail

19.87 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone

Natomas Westside Path

4 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Ninos Parkway

1.3 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Noyo Headlands Coastal Trail

4.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Obern Trail

3.6 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Ohlone Greenway

5.3 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Omer Rains Coastal Bike Trail

4.1 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Paradise Memorial Trailway

5.2 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Penitencia Creek Trail

2.8 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Gravel

Permanente Creek Trail

1.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Petaluma Trails

12.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Dirt

Peters Canyon Bikeway

2.9 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone

Porterville Rails to Trails Parkway

1.3 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Prince Memorial Greenway

1.3 mi
State: CA
Concrete

Railroad Safety Trail

1.9 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Reedley Rail-Trail

2.9 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Rose Canyon Bicycle Path

1.1 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Rose Creek Bike Path

0.8 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Sacramento Northern Bikeway

10.1 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Salt Creek Trail (Orange County)

5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone

San Clemente Beach Trail

2.3 mi
State: CA
Boardwalk, Sand

San Diego River Trail

6 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

San Juan Creek Trail

6 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Santa Barbara Beach Trail

4.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Santa Fe Trail (Visalia)

2.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Santa Maria Valley Multi-Purpose Trail

2.7 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Saratoga Creek Trail

1.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Gravel

Shady Rest Path

0.8 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Sierra Bike Trail

7.1 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Sorrento Valley Road Trail

1 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

South Fork River Trail

4.7 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Sutter Commuter Bikeway

4.65 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Town Loop

6.9 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

University Trail

3 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Upper Bay Trail

2.4 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Venta Spur Trail

3.7 mi
State: CA
Concrete

Ventura River Trail

5.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Victoria Avenue Bike Path

6 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Walter S. Ueda Parkway Trail

3.6 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

West Cliff Drive Bicycle Path

3.4 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

West County Regional Trail

5.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Boardwalk, Gravel

Ygnacio Canal Trail

5.7 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Alton Avenue Bike Trail

1.8 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Arroyo Seco Bike Path

2.1 mi
State: CA
Concrete

Bear Creek Bikeway

3.6 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Bonita Canyon Trail

3.2 mi
State: CA
Concrete

Brush Creek Trail (CA)

2.2 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Calero Creek Trail

1.9 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Dirt

Charles F. McGlashan Pathway

0.6 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Boardwalk

Clarksburg Branch Line Trail

3.2 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Crushed Stone

Cloister Walk

2.3 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Coastal Rail Trail

4.7 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Cross Alameda Trail

1.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Gravel

Delta de Anza Regional Trail

21 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Exposition Line Bike Path

5.22 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Fay Avenue Bike Path

1.1 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Dirt

Folsom Parkway Rail Trail

2.9 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

French Camp Slough Trail

2.7 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Great Highway Bike Path

2.47 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Hetch Hetchy Trail (Modesto)

3 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Highway 237 Bikeway

5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Highway 87 Bikeway

4.1 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Manteca Tidewater Bikeway

3.4 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Maria Ygnacio Bike Path

1.9 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Midway Bike Path

3.4 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Mokelumne Trail

10.2 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Natomas Westlake Path

1.3 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

North Redondo Beach Bikeway

0.8 mi
State: CA
Concrete

Oak Parkway Trail

2.2 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Richmond Greenway

2.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

San Antonio Creek Trail

0.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Santa Cruz Coastal Rail Trail

2.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete, Metal

Santa Cruz Riverwalk

3.7 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Sawmill Bike Path (CA)

2.2 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Sugar Pine Trail

4 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Sweetwater Bikeway

2.2 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Tustin Branch Trail

2.2 mi
State: CA
Concrete, Dirt

Upper Struve Slough Trail

2.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Browns Creek Bike Path

1.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Chico State Bike Path

2 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Compton Creek Bike Path

5.1 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Freeway Trail

3.7 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Great Shasta Rail Trail

43 mi
State: CA
Cinder

Laguna Dominguez Trail

2.7 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Los Banos Rail-Trail

2.1 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Meridian Connector

1 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Miller Creek Trail

0.6 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Novato Boulevard Path

1.3 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Petaluma SMART Pathway

1.2 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Santa Maria River Levee Trail

3.2 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Sand

Two Rivers Trail

1.7 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Yolo Causeway Bike Path

3.7 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Deer Creek Bike Path

4.8 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

East Bay Greenway

0.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Fairfield Linear Park

6.1 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Fillmore Bike Path

3.8 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Fountaingrove Bikeway

2.96 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Main Street Connector

0.4 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Rohnert Park/Cotati SMART Pathway

3.7 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Three Creeks Trail (CA)

0.9 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Al Tahoe Bike Trail

1.1 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Alamo Canal Trail

0.9 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Alamo Creek Bike Path (Dublin)

1.8 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Albertson Parkway

0.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Alum Rock Park Trail

2.4 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Dirt

Amargosa River Trail

6 mi
State: CA
Dirt

Baine Avenue Trail

0.75 mi
State: CA
Dirt, Gravel

Baquiano Trail

0.97 mi
State: CA
Dirt

Barberry Walkway

0.5 mi
State: CA
Concrete

Black Rascal Creek Bikeway

4.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Bon Air Road Sidepath

1.03 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Bouquet Canyon Trail

3.6 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Browns Valley Road Trail

1.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Bud Turner Trail

1.84 mi
State: CA
Dirt, Woodchips

Burbank Channel Bikeway

1 mi
State: CA
Concrete

Centennial Trail (CA)

3.9 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Gravel

Centennial Way Trail

2.85 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Central County Bikeway

2.96 mi
State: CA
Concrete

Coast Highway Protected Trail

2.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

College Connector Path

0.7 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Creekside Loop

1.01 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Crocker Park Recreational Trail

2.5 mi
State: CA
Ballast, Crushed Stone

Culver Boulevard Bike Path

1.9 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Del Rio Trail

5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Dentoni Park Trail

1.3 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

East Davis Greenways

13 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Electric Avenue Median Park

0.5 mi
State: CA
Concrete

Embarcadero Bike Path

0.9 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Foss Creek SMART Pathway

1.3 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Franklin Creek Trail

6.4 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Great Meadow Bike Path

1.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Grimshaw Lake Watchable Wildlife Trail

1 mi
State: CA
Dirt, Gravel

Harvard Trail

1.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Hetch Hetchy Trail (Mountain View)

0.6 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

High Canal Bridge Pathway

1.46 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Crushed Stone

Hoover Bike and Walking Trail

2 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Hornbeck Trail

4 mi
State: CA
Dirt

Isabel Avenue Trail

3.2 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Juanita Moe Trail

1 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Lake Merritt Trail

3.1 mi
State: CA
Concrete

Lake Tahoe Boulevard Bike Path

1.7 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Lincoln Hill Pathway

1.4 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Linear Park

1.1 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Little Chico Creek Bike Path

2.6 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Loma Prieta Grade Trail

5.5 mi
State: CA
Dirt

Los Alamitos Creek Trail

5.2 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Lower Silver Creek Trail

1.05 mi
State: CA
Concrete

Mather Heritage Trail

1.4 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

McCoy Creek Trail

0.4 mi
State: CA
Concrete

Middle Creek Trail (CA)

3 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Montgomery Hill Trail

0.4 mi
State: CA
Dirt, Grass

Mori Ridge Trail

1.17 mi
State: CA
Dirt

Naomi Patridge Trail

2 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

North Natomas Park Network Trails

8.4 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

North Waterford Connector

0.4 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Northwestern Pacific Rail Trail

0.8 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Novato Downtown SMART Pathway

0.9 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Old Highway 40 Bike Path

2.8 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Old Railroad Grade

4.4 mi
State: CA
Dirt

Orange Blossom Trail

3.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Orange Cove Rails to Trails

1.25 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Pacific Electric Bike Trail

2.1 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Pacific Gas and Electric Greenbelt

2.6 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Palo Alto Baylands Trails

10.7 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Boardwalk, Crushed Stone, Gravel

Pat Lowe Memorial Bike Path

1.7 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Pinedrop Trail

1.2 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Quarry Lakes Regional Recreation Area Trails

5.38 mi
State: CA
Crushed Stone

Sandra Marker Trail

1 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Santa Fe Trail (Tulare)

5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Dirt

Santa Paula Branch Line Trail

2.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Santa Rosa SMART Pathway

3.8 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Shepherd Canyon Trail (Montclair Railroad Trail)

1.4 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Crushed Stone

Sierra Park Connector

0.3 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Silver Creek Valley Trail

4 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Ski Run Bike Trail

0.6 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Sneath Lane Trail

1.68 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Dirt

Sonoma City Trail

1.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

South Lake Tahoe Bike Path

2.9 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Southern Avenue Greenway

2.5 mi
State: CA
Concrete

Southside Bikeway

1.25 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Stanford Hills Trail

0.84 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Stanford Perimeter Trail

3.4 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone

Steve G. Harrison Memorial Bikeway

0.9 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Sunrise Bikeway

2 mi
State: CA
Concrete

Umbarger Road Parkway

0.6 mi
State: CA
Concrete

Union Pacific Trail (CA)

0.8 mi
State: CA
Concrete

Upper Silver Creek Trail

0.9 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Vacaville Centennial Park Trail

2 mi
State: CA
Asphalt

Walker Preserve & River Park Trail

3.3 mi
State: CA
Crushed Stone

Watts Towers Crescent Greenway

0.2 mi
State: CA
Crushed Stone

West Street Pathway

0.5 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Concrete

Yerba Buena Creek Trail

0.7 mi
State: CA
Asphalt, Gravel
Trail Image Trail Name States Length Surface Rating
The popular Alameda Creek Regional Trails run from the mouth of Niles Canyon in Fremont to the San Francisco Bay, connecting Bay Area neighborhoods with the indigenous and industrial roots of the...
CA 24.4 mi Asphalt, Gravel
The Alamo Creek Bikeway is a shaded path along Alamo Creek in Vacaville. The trail connects residents with several parks, including Nelson Park, Patwin Park and Beelard Park. The trail is not just...
CA 4.4 mi Asphalt
Overview  The Aliso Creek Riding and Hiking Trail runs 16.4 miles through the foothills of Orange County, California, between Portola Hills and Wood Canyon in Laguna Niguel. The 16.4 mile trail...
CA 16.4 mi Asphalt
Closure notice: The lower portion of the trail is closed from the Campus Commons Golf Course to the H Street Bridge and from the Route 51 Bridge to the Union Pacific Railroad Crossing. See...
CA 32 mi Asphalt
The 8.6-mile Arroyo Simi Bike Path traverses Simi Valley in Ventura County. The majority of this rail-with-trail follows the Arroyo Simi, the creek for which the trail is named, and which serves as a...
CA 8.6 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone
The Beach Range Road Multi-Use Trail runs parallel to State Route 1 along the Pacific Coast, offering a safe alternative for commuters in Sand City, Seaside and Marina, and for students attending...
CA 4 mi Asphalt
The Bear Creek Trail is located in the Fred Wolff Nature Preserve, a slice of protected area located on the western edge of the La Quinta Cove neighborhood. The concrete trail is easily accessible...
CA 2.7 mi Concrete
The Bear Creek Trail is an 8 mile-long paved trail in Stockton, California. The trail has connections to neighborhoods as well as parks and schools. The trail begins on Lower Sarcamento Road...
CA 8 mi Asphalt
Overview An outing on the Bizz Johnson National Recreation Trail rewards trekkers with eye-catching Northern California scenery and signs of wildlife. The 25.3-mile packed gravel-and-dirt trail...
CA 25.3 mi Dirt, Gravel
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...
CA 0.8 mi Dirt
The Blue Gravel Mine Trail winds through southern neighborhoods of Redding. Although the trail parallels Buenaventura Boulevard and Canyon Creek Road for its entire route, it is generally set far back...
CA 1.75 mi Asphalt
The Avila Beach section of the 2-segment "Bob Jones" City to the Sea Trail is a short but delightful ride down to the ocean along San Luis Obispo Creek. Starting at the Ontario Road park-and-ride lot,...
CA 3 mi 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...
CA 2.5 mi Asphalt, Concrete
Coursing alongside one of Stockton's levees, the Calaveras River Bike Trail services many neighborhoods and provides access to many amenities in the San Joaquin Valley city. The east–west corridor...
CA 6.71 mi Asphalt
Tucked away in aptly named Pleasant Valley at the foot of the Conejo Hills some 50 miles from Los Angeles, the small town of Camarillo boasts 300 days of sunshine annually and many opportunities for...
CA 4.4 mi Asphalt
The short Castaways Trail has expansive views of the mountains, ocean, Upper Newport Bay and Newport Harbor. Much of the 1-mile path runs along the bluffs in Castaways Park and the trail offers...
CA 1.02 mi Asphalt
The Chandler Bikeway is a jewel tucked nicely into a Burbank neighborhood. The bikeway begins as a well-maintained corridor that runs in the median between lanes of traffic on Chandler Boulevard. Like...
CA 2.8 mi Asphalt, Concrete
Paved trails on either side of Clover Creek combine with a loop around a retention pond to form a larger trail loop through Clover Creek Preserve in Redding. The scenic area offers views of the...
CA 2 mi Asphalt
Community support has been integral to the creation of the Clovis Old Town Trail and Sugar Pine Trail, two adjoining rail-trails that link the communities of Clovis and Fresno. Joggers, cyclists,...
CA 5.6 mi Asphalt
This urban trail travels along the side of North Colton Avenue and South Inland Center Drive, connecting San Bernadino and Colton. The corridor is an abandoned Southern Pacific rail line and will...
CA 1.9 mi Concrete
Accordion
Located in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, the Contra Costa Canal Regional Trail follows the Contra Costa Canal in a horseshoe shape from Martinez south through Pleasant Hill and...
CA 13.8 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Corte Madera Creek Path is open in two disconnected segments that can be linked via a bike ride on low-stress S. Eliseo Drive or a walk or run on its sidewalk. Both sections closely follow the...
CA 3.52 mi Asphalt, Boardwalk
Just south of Half Moon Bay, the Cowell-Purisima Trail would be a worthy addition to any avid trail user’s bucket list. As part of the California Coastal Trail—a network of bicycling and hiking trails...
CA 4.1 mi Dirt, Gravel
Stretching from Morgan Hill up to the southern extent of the San Francisco Bay, the Coyote Creek Trail is one of the longest trails in San Jose. More than 25 miles are currently open in three main...
CA 25.6 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone
Overview The spectacular Cross Marin Trail (previously known as the Sir Francis Drake Bikeway) follows the route of the former North Pacific Coast Railroad and roughly parallels the sinuous Sir...
CA 5.3 mi Asphalt, Dirt, Gravel
Overview The Crystal Springs Regional Trail offers tranquil views of two long, narrow reservoirs and a lake that sits atop the San Andreas Rift Zone, a geologic fault that shook violently in the...
CA 15.3 mi Asphalt, Dirt
Overview Trail users looking for an enjoyable loop hike through a new preserve and three parks with stunning ocean views will enjoy the 3.1-mile trail system in the Dana Point Headlands, a scenic...
CA 3.1 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Dirt
Dennis Wendt was a famed Fortuna resident and owner of Wendt Construction. His construction business was responsible for building nearly half of the buildings in Fortuna. In honor of his memory, the...
CA 0.7 mi Dirt, Gravel
This innovative road-to-trail project opened for public use in March 2014. The trail, which features stunning Pacific Ocean views, makes use of a former portion of California's State Route 1, which...
CA 1.3 mi Asphalt
Nestled on the north side of the sprawling Los Angeles metropolis, the Donald and Bernice Watson Recreation Trail (formerly the Duarte Recreational Trail) runs on parallel asphalt and dirt paths for...
CA 1.6 mi Asphalt, Dirt
Roseville’s Dry Creek Greenway is planned to one day span 4.25 miles through the southern neighborhoods of this central California town. Currently, just shy of a mile of the paved pathway has been...
CA 0.7 mi Asphalt
The Peggy Mensinger Trail is a flat, paved, family—friendly greenway that runs west to east. With neighborhoods to the north and south, it provides a popular gateway for residents. The trail parallels...
CA 4.7 mi Asphalt
The Eagle Lake Trail provides a pleasant ride through pine and sage trees along the south shore of the second largest natural lake in California. The trail is located in Lassen National Forest and...
CA 5.2 mi Asphalt
Yorba Linda's El Cajon Trail courses through the city on a former irrigation canal that was abandoned and filled in after a flood made it impractical to use. Paved with a parallel equestrian and...
CA 4 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Enterprise Canal Trail is the less crowded sibling to Clovis' Dry Creek Trail. Beginning from the west end near Sunnyside Avenue, the trail follows its namesake channel southeast towards Highway...
CA 2.4 mi Asphalt, Dirt, Gravel
The Folsom South Canal Recreation Trail provides a useful connection from southeast Sacramento County to the American River Bike Trail. The canal was constructed in the 1970s as part of the Central...
CA 15.5 mi Asphalt
The southern end of the trail begins on Sandy Prairie Road, just north of its intersection with Drake Hill Road, and heads north, passing by open fields and farmlands as well industrial areas. The...
CA 2 mi Crushed Stone, Grass
The Foulks Ranch/Laguna Greenbelt is a neighborhood trail that winds through the Laguna Creek West and Foulks Ranch subdivisions in Elk Grove. The scenic route provides access to several parks,...
CA 2 mi Concrete
Overview Visitors to the Half Moon Bay Coastside Trail, which traces a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, will get a front-row seat to the sight of waves crashing onto the beach, whales migrating...
CA 7.22 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Dirt
The Hicks Canyon Trail is a short but scenic blacktop trail along the landscaped Hicks Canyon Wash. It starts at the Peters Canyon Trail near Hicks Canyon Community Park and climbs up the wash to end...
CA 2 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone
The Humboldt Bay Trail North begins at the Arcata Skate Park at the intersection of Foster Avenue and Sunset Avenue and continues south past Samoa Boulevard for 4.5 miles. This path is what is known...
CA 4.5 mi Asphalt
The Humbug-Willow Creek Trail shows community at its best, offering plenty of sights, sounds, and activities as it snakes through the city of Folsom. The trail is embedded within a greenbelt that runs...
CA 15 mi Asphalt, Boardwalk
The scenic Huntington Beach Bicycle Trail runs along the Pacific Ocean waterfront of the most populous beach city in Orange County. Paved over its entire length and remarkably wide at some points, the...
CA 8.3 mi Asphalt, Concrete
Running north–south though San Francisco’s East Bay region, the popular Iron Horse Regional Trail—whose very name conjures its important railroad history—follows the old Southern Pacific rail...
CA 32 mi Asphalt
A milestone of car-free transportation, JFK Drive, which runs through the heart of San Francisco's Golden Gate Park has recently become car-free. The 1.5 mile eastern section of JFK drive is closed to...
CA 3.9 mi Asphalt
Irvine's Jeffrey Open Space Trail, currently open in three disconnected segments, has won awards for its landscaping and innovative design incorporating a series of intaglio panels in the concrete bed...
CA 4.1 mi Asphalt, Concrete
Named for the first director of Sonoma County Regional Parks, the Joe Rodota Trail offers some of the county’s most sweeping rural vistas. The rail-trail is built along the corridor of the old...
CA 8.5 mi Asphalt
The Juanita Cooke Greenbelt is a wonderful escape from the often-busy streets and highways of Orange County. This 2.5-mile trail in Fullerton connects some of the area's quiet neighborhoods with the...
CA 2.5 mi Dirt
The Kern River Parkway Trail spans the east–west length of Bakersfield along the Kern River, a waterway that drains the Sierra Nevada range but is often dry by the time it reaches the inland city....
CA 30 mi Asphalt
Closure notice: Due to the 2022–2023 storms, a half-mile section of the Lafayette-Moraga Regional Trail from Valle Vista to Westchester Street is closed until further notice. Visit the trail manager...
CA 7.7 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Laguna Creek Trail takes users from a trailhead and equestrian staging area on Waterman Road to parks, retail centers and residential neighborhoods both north and south of Camden Lake. The scenic...
CA 4 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Lake Almanor Recreation Trail is much hillier than the simple, flat shoreline hike its name might suggest. The lake is a hydroelectric project that dates back more than 100 years to 1914 and is...
CA 11 mi Asphalt
This 4.5-mile paved trail encircles Lake Merced in southwestern San Francisco. The western leg of the loop is also referred to as the Lake Merced Measured Mile and is part of a larger, regional effort...
CA 4.5 mi Asphalt
Many consider the Lake Natoma Trail to be a part of the American River Bike Trail, but it is a distinct trail that connects with the parkway as part of a larger trail system in Folsom. The trail...
CA 5.5 mi Asphalt
The Lakes Basin Path is a stunningly gorgeous trail that stretches from downtown Mammoth Lakes to a series of lakes to the community's south. Paralleling quiet Lake Mary Road for its entire route, the...
CA 5.2 mi Asphalt
The name Lands End Trail isn’t an exaggeration. This San Francisco trail skirts the edge of North America on rocky cliffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The 1.6-mile trail offers spectacular views of...
CA 1.6 mi Crushed Stone, Dirt
The Lewis S. Eaton Trail is the backbone of the growing trail network central to the planned 22-mile San Joaquin River Parkway. The main trail currently offers more than 5 paved miles through Woodward...
CA 5.9 mi Asphalt
The Lodestar Connector is a short link between neighborhoods of western Mammoth Lakes and the popular Town Loop, which encircles the community. As its name suggests, the path parallels Lodestar Drive...
CA 0.5 mi Asphalt
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,...
CA 10.7 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Gravel
The scenic MacKerricher Haul Road Trail, previously known as the Ten Mile Beach Trail, is part of an old road used to transport lumber from the Ten Mile River watershed to a mill in Fort Bragg. It...
CA 3.8 mi Asphalt
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Promenade connects a number of sites along San Diego's waterfront. The walkway runs on the northern side of an active railroad corridor parallel to the Linear Park, which...
CA 0.75 mi Brick
Overview Arguably the most iconic trail in California, the Marvin Braude Bike Trail—commonly referred to as The Strand by residents—hugs Los Angeles County’s coastline from its upscale...
CA 21.9 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Matadero Creek Trail, also known as the Page Mill-Arastradero Connector, offers beautiful views of the San Francisco Bay and Santa Cruz Mountains as it winds its way through gently rolling hills...
CA 1.5 mi Asphalt, Dirt
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...
CA 7.5 mi Asphalt
Overview The Mission Bay Bike Path forms an 11.57-mile, heart-shaped loop around San Diego’s Mission Bay and the incredibly scenic 4,235-acre Mission Bay Park.  Trail users should note that the...
CA 11.57 mi Asphalt, Concrete
Located in Montaña de Oro State Park, the Bluff Trail is a scenic 4.1-mile loop with gorgeous views of the ocean and surrounding landscape. Hugging the coastline, the trail heads along the bluffs for...
CA 4.1 mi Dirt, Gravel
Overview Winding along the Pacific coast, the Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail offers breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and a great way to tour Monterey and adjacent communities while...
CA 19 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The path of an old tourist railway rolls through dizzying heights in the mountains near Pasadena in Southern California. Visitors are rewarded with inspiring views of rugged mountains, canyons, and...
CA 5.8 mi Dirt, Gravel
The NWP Railroad Trail runs on an arrow-straight course through Larkspur and Corte Madera in ritzy Marin County. Its name is derived from the railroad that once made use of the corridor: the...
CA 1.31 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone
Nimitz Way links Tilden Regional Park and Wildcat Canyon Regional Park via the ridge between Wildcat Creek and the San Pablo Reservoir on the northern outskirts of Berkeley. The paved 4-mile trail...
CA 4.1 mi Asphalt
The college town of Davis is famous for its bikeability, due in part to the network of neighborhood greenways planned into the community as it grew. This series of bike paths crisscrosses the...
CA 7 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Oceanfront Boardwalk begins in West Newport Beach at the end of 36th Street and runs nearly 3 miles down the Balboa Peninsula. Along the way, trail-goers will find restaurants, dory fishermen,...
CA 2.9 mi Concrete
The Ohlone Loop Trail offers a birder's paradise in a wetland area of Watsonville on California's central coast. Its location, bordering a residential area, provides easy access for residents to...
CA 3 mi Concrete
The Southern California town of Ojai (pronounced OH-hi) is known as a destination for wellness tourism, so it’s fitting that those visiting via the Ojai Valley Trail are already practicing a healthy...
CA 9.3 mi Asphalt
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 Old Rail Trail is for you. Known alternately as the Tiburon...
CA 2.6 mi Asphalt
Overview Enjoy the 15.7-mile trek across various Los Angeles neighborhoods on a former Southern Pacific Railroad corridor by exploring the Orange Line Bike Path. This rail trail traverses dense...
CA 15.7 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Oso Creek Trail offers just over four miles of paved pathway connecting Jeronimo Open Space Park and Oso Viejo Community Park in the suburban southern California city of Mission Viejo. Much of...
CA 4.1 mi Asphalt
The Pacheco Hill Path is a straight shot along US 101 between Marinwood and Novato. In the north, the trail ends just outside of Hamilton at the entrance to the Loma Verde Preserve. Several bus stops...
CA 1.2 mi Asphalt
Overview The Pacific Electric Inland Empire Trail (also known as the Pacific Electric Trail) traverses the communities of Upland, Rancho Cucamonga, Fontana, and Rialto in Southern California’s...
CA 20 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone
The Peters Canyon Trail runs northeast from Bill Barber Community Park to Portola Parkway. The trail closely follows Peters Canyon Wash, a channelized tributary of San Diego Creek. Much of the...
CA 5.6 mi Asphalt, Concrete
Pleasant Grove Creek Trail is a paved hike-and-bike trail in the north of Roseville, California. The trail follows the course of Pleasant Grove Creek from east to west, with another branch flowing...
CA 6.97 mi Asphalt
Overview The Pope-Baldwin Bike Path is one of the most popular paved trails in the scenic Lake Tahoe area, as it winds through pine forest not far from the lakeshore near South Lake Tahoe. The...
CA 3.6 mi Asphalt
The Richmond–San Rafael Bridge Path provides safe passage between its two namesake communities located in Contra Costa and Marin Counties. At first glance, the pathway may seem more utilitarian than...
CA 6 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Rincon Bike Trail offers both beautiful views of the Santa Barbara Channel and an important alternative to US 101 for bicyclists. The trail begins at Carpinteria State Beach's Rincon Point and...
CA 3.6 mi Asphalt
The emerging trail system in and around the greater Los Angeles area may surprise visitors. The 17-mile Rio Hondo River Trail has become a key component of this system. While much of it follows the...
CA 17.8 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Rose Creek Bikeway closes a gap in San Diego's regional trail system, easing connections from Sorrento Valley and University City in the north to Mission Bay and downtown San Diego in the south....
CA 2.1 mi 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...
CA 2 mi Asphalt
Overview In the 19th century, thousands of Forty-Niners passed through Sacramento on their way to California’s gold fields. Today, visitors can explore those former haunts in the Old Sacramento...
CA 8.6 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The northern endpoint of the Sacramento River Rail Trail offers views of the country’s eighth-largest dam and California’s largest reservoir—Shasta Lake—and the often snowcapped Mount Shasta. Before...
CA 11.1 mi Asphalt
Tucked away in Northern California's Shasta County is the charming town of Redding, which over the years has worked diligently to become one of the premier trail destinations in the West. The pride of...
CA 12.3 mi Asphalt
When completed, the Salt Creek Trail will stretch 16 miles from Menifee to Hemet, California. As it Stands, the existing trail stretches 5 miles in two separate segments. The westernmost 4 miles of...
CA 5 mi Asphalt
The San Diego Creek Trail is a spine of Irvine’s extensive network of trails and bike lanes. Much of the trail follows San Diego Creek and connects to the city’s well-appointed parks, schools, and...
CA 10.8 mi Asphalt
The San Fernando Road Bike Path parallels its namesake road and a shared active Metrolink commuter rail and Union Pacific freight rail line from Los Angeles' Sylmar neighborhood to its Pacoima...
CA 7.2 mi Asphalt, Concrete
Overview The San Francisco Bay Trail is a colossal effort to create a 500-mile multiuse trail encircling its namesake bay. Along its course, the trail links 47 cities through 9 counties, providing...
CA 328 mi Asphalt, Boardwalk, Concrete, Crushed Stone, Dirt, Gravel
The San Francisquito Creek Trail features two parallel paved segments along its namesake waterway in Santa Clarita. The paths provide a useful north–south route, connecting neighborhoods with parks...
CA 6.7 mi Asphalt
Overview    On a fully paved path between the Pacific Ocean and the base of the San Gabriel Mountains, the San Gabriel River Trail connects more than a dozen communities east of Los Angeles,...
CA 39.3 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The San Luis Rey River Trail runs for 9 miles along the course of the San Luis Rey River in Oceanside. The trail, which is smooth and mostly flat, is a local favorite among cyclists, walkers and...
CA 9 mi Asphalt
Overview The San Tomas Aquino Creek Trail offers a paved route for 5.45 miles through Santa Clara along its namesake waterway.  About the Route While a majority of the trail travels alongside...
CA 5.45 mi Asphalt
Overview The Santa Ana River Trail is a colossus in the emerging greater Los Angeles–area trail network. The paved trail covers nearly 60 miles in two sections, including more than 20 miles through...
CA 57.7 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Santa Clara River Trail follows its namesake waterway, one of Los Angeles County's last unchannelized rivers. The paved trail connects several of Santa Clarita's neighborhoods, including Canyon...
CA 8.8 mi Asphalt
The Santa Gertrudis Creek Trail is a 3-mile paved trail that serves as both a recreational amenity and an active transportation alternative for locals looking to get to nearby locations without...
CA 4 mi Asphalt
The Santa Rosa Creek Trail follows the meandering course of Santa Rosa Creek, beginning in downtown Santa Rosa and heading west beyond Willowside Road. From end to end, the trail is only a few miles...
CA 15.7 mi Asphalt, Gravel
Overview The Santiago Creek Trail is a 7.8-mile scenic urban ride up a portion of Santiago Creek northeast from the Westfield Mainplace Mall to Collins Avenue in Orange. About the Route From...
CA 7.83 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Shady Canyon Trail is an incredibly scenic route along Shady Canyon Drive in southern Irvine. Extending through the southern reaches of the historic Irvine Ranch and protected Irvine Ranch Natural...
CA 4 mi Asphalt, Concrete
Overview The Shoreline Pedestrian/Bicycle Path is a scenic 4.3-mile multipurpose trail that runs between the tip of the breakwater opposite Island Grissom at the Long Beach Shoreline Marina and...
CA 4.3 mi Concrete
The Sierra Gateway Trail is a developing walking and biking path tucked into the northeast corner of Clovis. The paved trail extends a mile-and-half along the perimeter of the Harlan Ranch...
CA 1.5 mi Asphalt
The Southern Pacific Railroad Right-of-Way passes through residential neighborhoods on the west side of Pacific Grove, providing a nice walking and biking spot for residents and visiting tourists to...
CA 1.9 mi Dirt, Woodchips
The St. John’s River Trail offers a tranquil atmosphere through a tree-dotted river valley to enjoy. Whether riding your bike or walking the paved trail, you are offered the opportunity to relax and...
CA 3.8 mi Asphalt
The State Route 56 Bike Path provides a traffic-separated connection between inland and coastal San Diego County. The route gradually inclines traveling inland and parallels State Route 56 closely for...
CA 10.3 mi Asphalt
The Stevens Creek Trail is open in two disconnected segments in Mountain View and Cupertino, two of Silicon Valley's growing communities. As its name suggests, both segments closely follow Stevens...
CA 5.9 mi Asphalt
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....
CA 2.5 mi Dirt
The Sweeney Ridge Trail is one trail of many in beautiful Sweeney Ridge, a prime bicycling and hiking area in San Mateo County. Inaccessible by automobile, the trail must be reached by any of its...
CA 2.17 mi Asphalt, Dirt
Taft Rails to Trails is a short pathway across the small city that is situated on the southwestern edge of the San Joaquin Valley. The trail occupies a corridor formerly home to the Sunset Railroad,...
CA 1.4 mi Asphalt
Overview The Tahoe City Public Utility District (TCPUD) Multi-Use Trail System meanders along the scenic west shore of Lake Tahoe and weaves through pine and aspen trees along the Truckee River....
CA 22.4 mi Asphalt
The Tracks at Brea Trail provides a 4-mile route across the city of Brea, which lies about 30 miles southeast of Los Angeles. The trail consists of a two-lane paved bikeway for wheeled users and a...
CA 4 mi Asphalt, Gravel
Overview The Truckee River Legacy Trail follows its namesake river’s south side from downtown Truckee to the Glenshire neighborhood. The trail provides scenic views of the Truckee River and the...
CA 5.6 mi Asphalt
The Tuolumne River Trail is a winding path that follows the course of its namesake river in Modesto. The scenic trail captures the true beauty of the region's landscape as it loops through dense...
CA 2.3 mi Asphalt
The Turtle Rock Trail meanders its way through the neighborhood of the same name in southern Irvine. The path is a short—but serious—aerobic workout, as it features climbs to the trail's high point at...
CA 2.8 mi Concrete
The Union Valley Bike Trail is a two-lane, paved route that connects the campgrounds on the east side of Union Valley Reservoir in the Eldorado National Forest. The trail skirts the shores of the...
CA 5.8 mi Asphalt
The spectacular Valley Loop Trail is steeped in history and beauty. This easy, paved pathway takes you past some of the most beautiful spots in Yosemite National Park and follows some of Yosemite...
CA 7.5 mi Asphalt
In the hustle and bustle of the greater Los Angeles area, the Veterans Parkway provides a cool, peaceful escape just a few minutes from the beach. This 3.5-mile trail nestled in a greenway of lush...
CA 3.5 mi Dirt, Woodchips
Modesto’s 2.7-mile Virginia Corridor Trailway is a suburban rail-trail well-used by walkers, runners, bicyclists, and families. Extending between Campus Way to the southwest and Woodrow Avenue to the...
CA 2.7 mi Asphalt
The Visitacion Valley Greenway is a recreational gem tucked into a residential neighborhood in southern San Francisco. The paved pathway connects a series of small parks that offer a plethora of fun...
CA 0.5 mi Concrete
Irvine’s Walnut Trail shares a wide corridor with an active BNSF Railway line through a section of Orange County that was known for producing oranges and strawberries until the 1970s. While the trail...
CA 3.4 mi Asphalt
The Watsonville Slough Trail follows its namesake waterway through a residential area of the city. It's part of a system of trails in a wetland area abundant with birds; you might see ducks,...
CA 2.8 mi Concrete, Gravel
To the trail user, the West Irvine Trail and Peters Canyon Bikeway are one continuous trail with two names in three cities. The northern component of the Peters Canyon Regional Trail, both paths...
CA 1.7 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone
The Western States Pioneer Trail runs for 34 miles between Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail and Auburn Equestrian Staging Area near Gum Lane in Auburn. The trail, open to hikers and horseback riders...
CA 34.4 mi Dirt, Gravel
If you’re looking for solitude amid the beautiful, rugged scenery of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, this trail is for you. The Hull Creek segment of the Stanislaus National Forest’s Westside Rails to...
CA 9 mi Ballast, Dirt
Tucked away in sparsely populated Tuolumne County, this portion of the Stanislaus National Forest’s Westside Rails to Trails route is a hidden treasure, combining spectacular scenery and a...
CA 5.5 mi Crushed Stone, Dirt
The Whittier Greenway Trail occupies part of an abandoned railroad right-of-way in its namesake town, running parallel to Whittier Boulevard and Lambert Road between Pioneer Boulevard near I-605 and...
CA 7.5 mi Asphalt
The Woodbridge Trail, while short, is one of the most scenic in Irvine's extensive trail network. Views of two lakes and surrounding mountains unfold around each bend. It's a great route for families...
CA 2.2 mi Asphalt, Concrete
This 13 mile, non-motorized, multi-use trail is currently being improved to create a smoother tread surface for equestrians, hikers and bikers. It extends from downtown Chester where it crosses Main...
CA 13 mi Ballast, Dirt, Gravel
The Aquatic Park Trail travels along a hairpin-shaped route through Aquatic Park and around a small lake narrowly separated from the San Francisco Bay. The trail runs parallel to, and across...
CA 2 mi Asphalt
Located on the eastern edge of the San Francisco Bay Area, the Arroyo Mocho Trail is a tale of two trails. From its western starting point at West Las Positas Boulevard in Pleasanton to near El Charro...
CA 12.9 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Gravel
The Ballona Creek Bike Path follows Ballona Creek along its meandering banks through the residential neighborhoods of western Los Angeles. Beginning at the mouth of the creek overlooking the Pacific...
CA 6.4 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The popular Bannon Creek Parkway runs through Jefferson Park and Bannon Creek Park, utilizing a scenic greenbelt throughout most of its length. South Natomas residents can use the trail and Natomas...
CA 1.3 mi Asphalt, Concrete
Overview Nearly encircling the San Diego Bay, the Bayshore Bikeway offers views of downtown San Diego and the resort town of Coronado while providing access to a number of parks and beaches....
CA 24.7 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Bellflower Bike Trail runs for more than 2 miles on the right-of-way of the old Pacific Electric transit system—also known as the Red Cars—across Bellflower. At its zenith in the 1920s, Pacific...
CA 2.7 mi Asphalt
The Bol Park Path is a charmer that threads through a peaceful Palo Alto neighborhood in the hills south of San Francisco. At its heart is Bol Park, a strip of playground and lawn laid alongside...
CA 1.25 mi Asphalt
This linear trail through the northern sections of bike-friendly Chico runs on the abandoned Sacramento Northern Railway right-of-way. The trail marks the northernmost stretch of the former railroad,...
CA 3.25 mi Asphalt
The Chuck Pontius Commuter Trail offers a direct route for cyclists and other trail users through the neighborhoods of Santa Clarita south of the Santa Clara River. While not as scenic as other trails...
CA 5.5 mi Asphalt
Running through large Los Angeles suburbs in both Los Angeles County and Orange County, the Coyote Creek Bikeway follows the channelized bank of the creek through residential and industrial...
CA 12 mi Asphalt, Concrete
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,...
CA 7.5 mi Asphalt
The Dry Creek Trail is a mostly level, shady trail that follows its namesake creek in Clovis. The western trailhead connects with the Clovis Old Town Trail and has a small parking lot. The trail...
CA 2.5 mi Asphalt, Concrete
Overview 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...
CA 35.8 mi Asphalt, Dirt, Gravel
The Elk Grove Creek Trail is open in two disconnected segments along its namesake waterway in the cities of Elk Grove and Sacramento. Both portions offer a smooth paved surface and scenic views of the...
CA 8.6 mi Asphalt, Concrete
This paved trail along Escondido Creek can help residents commute to the Escondido Transit Center or to local services, as well as providing a pleasant opportunity for recreation. The trail connects...
CA 6.1 mi Asphalt
The Eureka Waterfront Trail traces the shorelines of the Elk River and Humboldt Bay for 6.5 miles in this Northern California town. The wide, paved trail, with access to public fishing and water...
CA 6.5 mi Asphalt, Boardwalk
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...
CA 1.2 mi Gravel
The Goleta Beach Trail is popular among students of the University of California, Santa Barbara, who use it to travel between campus and Goleta Beach Park. The trail follows the seashore from campus...
CA 0.9 mi Asphalt
The Goshen Avenue Trail follows both W. Goshen Avenue and an active Union Pacific Railroad freight line between Goshen and Visalia, serving as a convenient connection between the two towns. Bordered...
CA 5.8 mi Asphalt
The Guadalupe River Trail is the spine of San Jose's growing trail network, running north-south through much of the city. Portions of the trail run along both banks of the Guadalupe River, with signs...
CA 12.5 mi Asphalt
The Hammond Trail pays homage to the Redwood Coast’s timber industry. Named for a major local lumber company, the asphalt, gravel, and dirt trail follows the route of a former railroad that hauled...
CA 5.5 mi Asphalt, Dirt, Gravel
Overview The Inland Rail Trail runs for 10.5 miles through the San Diego County communities of Escondido, San Marcos and parts of Vista. About the Route The setting for the Inland Rail Trail...
CA 10.5 mi Asphalt
Joe's Trail at Saratoga de Anza parallels the south side of the active Union Pacific Railroad tracks that travel through a residential area of Saratoga, a California community just south of the San...
CA 1.4 mi Crushed Stone
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...
CA 3.2 mi Asphalt
Overview The Los Angeles River Trail—also known as the Los Angeles River Bike Path, Los Angeles River Bikeway, Los Angeles River Greenway Trail, and Lario Trail—is open in several disconnected...
CA 38.28 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Dirt
Marsh Creek Regional Trail follows the sinuous course of Marsh Creek through the outskirts of suburbia and among the rich farmland of Contra Costa County. The 10-mile paved extends north from the...
CA 10 mi Asphalt
About 20 miles southwest of Yosemite National Park, the scenic Merced River Trail functions as both a bike/pedestrian trail and a lightly trafficked vehicular road used to access campsites and...
CA 4.9 mi Gravel
The Mid-Town Trail connects numerous neighborhoods in the community of McKinleyville on California's north coast. Morris Elementary School is also nearby from Bates Road. The paved trail is a great...
CA 0.5 mi Asphalt
Overview The Mill Valley/Sausalito Multiuse Pathway is a 3.7-mile convenient connection between neighborhoods, schools, shopping, restaurants, and both a skate and dog park. The trail is paved with...
CA 3.7 mi Asphalt
As its name suggests, the Mission Beach-Pacific Beach Boardwalk conveniently links the two oceanfront communities north of downtown San Diego. The paved path, also known appropriately as Oceanfront...
CA 3 mi Concrete
The Modoc Line Rail Trail follows a portion the historic Modoc Line, which ran through remote ranch land and deserts in northeastern California. Originally constructed as the narrow-gauge...
CA 39.8 mi Ballast, Cinder, Gravel
The Morro Bay Harborwalk has all the beauty you'd expect from a southern California trail: sparkling surf, sandy beaches and rugged cliffs in the distance. But the best sight is unique to the city:...
CA 0.5 mi Asphalt
The Napa River Trail parallels its namesake river through the City of Napa from Kennedy Park to just south of Trancas Crossing Park. It is currently open in two disconnected segments. The southern...
CA 4.2 mi Asphalt
Overview The Napa Valley Vine Trail will one day connect Calistoga to the Vallejo ferry terminal, with a total distance of 47 miles. The trail roughly parallels State Route 29, a popular wine...
CA 19.87 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone
The winding Natomas Westside Path provides a connection from Sacramento's growing North Natomas community to South Natomas and the American River Bike Trail, largely facilitated by the installation of...
CA 4 mi Asphalt
The paved trail at the heart of the developing Ninos Parkway uses a utility corridor to connect Sacramento's Northgate neighborhood with city parks, schools and the American River Bike Trail. Plans...
CA 1.3 mi Asphalt
The Noyo Headlands Coastal Trail runs alongside the magnificent coastal cliffs of Fort Bragg, offering locals and visitors alike the chance to recreate on land that had been reserved for industrial...
CA 4.5 mi Asphalt
Starting at Goleta Beach State Park, the Obern Trail (formerly known as Atascadero Creek Bike Path) travels east toward Santa Barbara's center, following a flood-control channel. The paved path is a...
CA 3.6 mi Asphalt
The Ohlone Greenway waltzes through the Bay Area cities of Berkeley, Albany, and El Cerrito for 5.3 miles with its partner, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART). Doubling as a commuter and recreation route...
CA 5.3 mi Asphalt
The Omer Rains Coastal Bike Trail, named after a popular local politician and environmentalist, is an incredibly scenic route along Ventura's Pacific coast. Much of the trail offers dramatic views of...
CA 4.1 mi Asphalt, Concrete
Located in the Sierra Nevada foothills, Paradise, California, is a warm and inviting city with a small-town feel, and this trail offers visitors the perfect way to see it. You can start at either end;...
CA 5.2 mi Asphalt
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...
CA 2.8 mi Asphalt, Gravel
The Permanente Creek Trail offers a linear route through the suburban city of Mountain View, beginning at Shoreline At Mountain View and heading south to Rock Street. The paved pathway includes safe...
CA 1.5 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Petaluma Trails consist of 5 trails, each one through a unique and scenic part of historic Petaluma. There is a two-mile circular loop through Shollenberger Park and a one-mile trail that links...
CA 12.5 mi Asphalt, Dirt
To the trail user, the West Irvine Trail and Peters Canyon Bikeway are one continuous trail with two names in three cities. The northern component of the Peters Canyon Regional Trail, both paths...
CA 2.9 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone
The Porterville Rails to Trails Parkway is a short converted right-of-way of the San Joaquin Valley Railroad through the town of Porterville. The arrow-straight trail runs between Walnut and Henderson...
CA 1.3 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Prince Memorial Greenway is a short urban trail on both sides of Santa Rosa Creek in the Sonoma County community of Santa Rosa. A major component of the city's efforts to clean up and restore the...
CA 1.3 mi Concrete
Open in two disconnected segments, the paved Railroad Safety Trail parallels active Union Pacific freight and Amtrak passenger lines through the heart of San Luis Obispo. Future plans call for the...
CA 1.9 mi Asphalt
The Reedley Rail-Trail is a multiuse trail built along railbanked right-of-way that provides an alternate route to access some of Reedley's busiest arterial streets. The path largely traverses the...
CA 2.9 mi Asphalt
The Robert McCollum Memorial Bicycle Trail, also known as the Trabuco Creek Trail (East Bank), is a short paved path along Trabuco Creek in San Juan Capistrano. The trail begins at a junction with the...
CA 1 mi Asphalt
The short and sweet Rose Canyon Bicycle Path is a popular route because of its scenery and the important off-street connection it provides between the Mission Bay and UC San Diego areas. Tucked...
CA 1.1 mi Asphalt
The Rose Creek Bike Path is actually a segment of trail less than a mile long, connecting the Mission Bay Trail in the south to the Rose Creek Bikeway, opened in 2021. It's a short but important...
CA 0.8 mi Asphalt
Follow the Sacramento Northern Bikeway for a tour of Sacramento and its surrounding communities, weaving through historic neighborhoods and parks and finishing in a scenic rural area. The paved trail...
CA 10.1 mi Asphalt
The Salt Creek Trail, with more arms than an octopus, offers a variety of experiences for trail users of all types in Dana Point and Laguna Niguel. Featuring two sections, several branches and a mix...
CA 5 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone
Overview Hugging one of the most picturesque shorelines in Southern California, the San Clemente Beach Trail is one of the premier rail trails in the area. The trail is a rail-with-trail, as it...
CA 2.3 mi Boardwalk, Sand
The San Diego River Trail is a network of paths that lead along the San Diego River channel and mud flats and provide access to Mission/Fashion Valley shopping areas. You can walk or ride on either...
CA 6 mi Asphalt
The San Juan Creek Trail starts where the creek meets the Pacific Ocean at Doheny State Beach in scenic Dana Point. From there, it runs on the levee along the western bank of San Juan Creek to its...
CA 6 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Santa Barbara Beach Trail, occasionally signed as the Coast Route, begins at Shoreline Park, a long but thin area encompassing the bluffs just west of Santa Barbara Point. The park offers plenty...
CA 4.5 mi Asphalt, Concrete
Visalia's Santa Fe Trail extends south from the core of the city to its rural agricultural fringes. The northern half of the trail occupies a former Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railroad corridor...
CA 2.5 mi Asphalt
The Santa Maria Valley Multi-Purpose Trail runs for more than 2 miles on the southern edge of Santa Barbara County's largest city. The northern end occupies a former rail corridor—and parallels an...
CA 2.7 mi Asphalt, Concrete
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...
CA 1.5 mi Asphalt, Gravel
The Shady Rest Path is a scenic paved trail that winds north from a junction with the short Main Street Connector to Shady Rest Park. Open from May to November, the park features several athletic...
CA 0.8 mi Asphalt
The Sierra Bike Trail occupies a sliver of land between active Metrolink commuter rail tracks and Sierra Highway, connecting the communities of Palmdale and Lancaster in California's Antelope Valley....
CA 7.1 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Sorrento Valley Road Trail is a paved, two-lane section of road that was closed to traffic in the 1990s when CDOT built an interchange between State Route 56 and Interstate 5. In 1998 the road was...
CA 1 mi Asphalt
The South Fork River Trail follows the dry waterway through Santa Clarita, providing many of its residential communities with access to the area's great trail network. Easily accessed from Placerita...
CA 4.7 mi Asphalt
The Sutter Bike Path follows a short portion of the old Sacramento Northern Railroad and runs a straight line between Hooper Road and Acacia Avenue. The trail links to bike lanes at Hooper Road, which...
CA 4.65 mi Asphalt
The Town Loop is a popular trail that encircles the scenic community of Mammoth Lakes, providing access to a host of neighborhoods, businesses and recreational amenities. The vast majority of the...
CA 6.9 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The UC Davis Arboretum and Putah Creek Trails are a bike path often used by the residents of Davis. As its name suggests, it begins at the beautiful UC Davis Arboretum and runs alongside Putah Creek...
CA 5.4 mi Asphalt
Davis is a bike town, and they love the trails that connect to the UC Davis campus. For a little excursion, take the scenic trail out of town and through farmland on the straight shot along Russell...
CA 4.8 mi Asphalt
The scenic University Trail begins at a connection with the San Diego Creek Trail and runs east along University Drive through southern Irvine. The trail stretches the length of William R. Mason...
CA 3 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The short Upper Bay Trail arcs around the northern edge of the Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve near the Newport Beach–Irvine city line. The protected estuary, home to six rare avian species, is...
CA 2.4 mi Asphalt
The Venta Spur Trail travels along the narrow corridor of a former rail spur that began serving the Frances Packing House—a major citrus processing facility—in 1916. Today, the popular trail serves...
CA 3.7 mi Concrete
The Ventura River Trail follows the former Ventura and Ojai Valley Railroad right-of-way, from just north of Ventura to Casitas Vista Road at Foster Park northeast of town. Here the trail continues to...
CA 5.5 mi Asphalt
The Vernon McCullough Fresno River Trail runs along the dry river in Madera, offering a recreation and transportation amenity for the city's residents and visitors. The trail is divided in two by...
CA 3.4 mi Asphalt
The Victoria Avenue Bike Path parallels a scenic parkway dotted with palm trees that was built in 1892 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The northeastern end of the trail...
CA 6 mi Asphalt
The Walter S. Ueda Parkway trail occupies the crest of the levee on the west side of Steelhead Creek, a tributary of the Sacramento River that's named for the steelhead trout that live in its waters....
CA 3.6 mi Asphalt
The West Cliff Drive Bicycle Path is just over 3 miles long, but, with its gorgeous backdrop of ocean waves and dramatic cliffs, you'll wish it was longer. The fairly flat, paved trail winds its way...
CA 3.4 mi Asphalt
Sweeping rural vistas abound along this rail-trail. The West County Regional Trail is built along the corridor of the old Petaluma and Santa Rosa Railway, which carried passengers between Santa Rosa,...
CA 5.5 mi Asphalt, Boardwalk, Gravel
The Ygnacio Canal Trail begins at a junction with the Contra Costa Canal Trail. Most of the trail runs along the Ygnacio Canal, a narrow irrigation channel where ducks live. The trail is paved, except...
CA 5.7 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Alton Avenue Bike Trail runs adjacent to both Alton Avenue and an active railroad line through Santa Ana. The path primarily serves the recreational and commuting needs of local residents,...
CA 1.8 mi Asphalt
The Arroyo Seco Bike Path runs about 2 miles between South Pasadena and northeast Los Angeles, offering views of the LA skyline and the distant mountains. It begins south of Pasadena Avenue and...
CA 2.1 mi Concrete
This 2.5-mile trail segment through San Francisco's Presidio is part of 340-mile network of multi-use trails collectively known as the Bay Area Ridge Trail that climb Bay Area mountain ridges and pass...
CA 2.5 mi Asphalt, Dirt
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,...
CA 3.6 mi Asphalt
The Bonita Canyon Trail is a sidepath along Culver Drive and Bonita Canyon Drive linking the Orange County cities of Irvine and Newport Beach. Near the trail's midpoint, pick up the Shady Canyon Trail...
CA 3.2 mi Concrete
Like many trails in Santa Rosa, the Brush Creek Trail follow the path of a local waterway. Beginning at its convergence with the larger Santa Rosa Creek, the Bush Creek Trail meanders northward. With...
CA 2.2 mi Asphalt
The Calero Creek Trail runs between Singer Park and Santa Teresa County Park. The trail is paved between Los Alamitos Creek and Harry Road (0.7 mile) and has a gravel surface between Harry Road and...
CA 1.9 mi Asphalt, Dirt
The San Francisco Bay area's Charles F. McGlashan Pathway was once known as the Tennessee Valley Pathway, but was renamed to honor a former Marin County Supervisor and a passionate active...
CA 0.6 mi Asphalt, Boardwalk
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...
CA 3.2 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone
The Cloister Walk offers just over 2 miles of paved pathway along the northwestern coast of Morro Bay. You'll enjoy views of the ocean and sandy dunes, which you can access at many points along the...
CA 2.3 mi Asphalt, Concrete
Overview    Open in distinct sections while still under development, The Coastal Rail Trail traverses beachside communities in Oceanside, Carlsbad, Solana Beach and Encinitas. Slated to eventually...
CA 4.7 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Cross Alameda Trail is a four-mile developing trail that will someday stretch from one end of Alameda island to the other, from the Seaplane Lagoon Ferry Terminal in the west to Fruitvale Bridge...
CA 1.5 mi Asphalt, Gravel
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...
CA 21 mi Asphalt
Overview The Exposition Line, running from Downtown Los Angeles to Santa Monica, carefully integrates light rail, bikeway, and pedestrian facilities. The second phase of the light rail line opened...
CA 5.22 mi Asphalt
Make sure you bring your camera for this trail. The Fay Avenue Bike Path runs through the upscale seaside resort community of La Jolla, and opens up to the sweeping vistas of the Pacific Ocean,...
CA 1.1 mi Asphalt, Dirt
The Folsom Parkway Rail Trail extends from historic downtown Folsom to a connection with the Lake Natoma Trail north of US 50. The trail provides a direct connection to three light rail...
CA 2.9 mi Asphalt
The French Camp Slough Trail, also known as the San Joaquin River Trail, parallels both waterways on levees in the southern reaches of Stockton. Near its midpoint, the trail connects to the Pacific...
CA 2.7 mi Asphalt
The Great Highway Bike Path parallels its namesake road on the western edge of San Francisco, offering stunning views of the Pacific Ocean throughout. The trail provides direct access to the San...
CA 2.47 mi Asphalt
The Hetch Hetchy Trail extends diagonally through the northwestern portion of Modesto on the wide right-of-way of its namesake water pipeline, which runs underground in Modesto. Operated by the San...
CA 3 mi Asphalt
The Highway 237 Bikeway parallels State Route 237 between McCarthy Boulevard in Milpitas and Calabazas Creek in Sunnyvale. The trail consists of two main segments: the first is between McCarthy...
CA 5 mi Asphalt
The Highway 87 Bikeway follows State Route 87 between Willow Street in the north and Santa Teresa Boulevard at W. Valley Freeway (SR 85) in the south. Basically, the trail forms the missing link...
CA 4.1 mi 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...
CA 3.4 mi Asphalt
The paved Maria Ygnacio Bike Path follows the creek of the same name, from the Atascadero Creek Trail near Patterson Avenue north to Pintura Drive at Ribera Drive. It also intersects the San Antonio...
CA 1.9 mi Asphalt
Travel through the orchards south of Chico on the Midway Bike Path, which runs toward Durham on the abandoned Sacramento Northern Railway right-of-way. The trail is one of the most popular and scenic...
CA 3.4 mi Asphalt
The Mokelumne Trail begins at a shopping center near the intersection of Buchanan Rd. and Somersville Rd in Antioch, California. A section of the Delta de Anza Regional Trail starts on the other side...
CA 10.2 mi Asphalt
Located in a quiet residential neighborhood, the Natomas Westlake Path runs along the shoreline of its namesake lake in the growing Natomas section of Sacramento. While the northern stretch of trail...
CA 1.3 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The North Redondo Beach Bikeway is a signed bike route that links Torrance to the Los Angeles Metro's Redondo Beach station (Green Line). Portions of the bikeway feature designated bike lanes, while...
CA 0.8 mi Concrete
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...
CA 2.2 mi Asphalt
Beginning in 1904, the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway (AT&SF) carried freight through the city of Richmond, reaching its height during World War II when Richmond became a national leader of...
CA 2.5 mi Asphalt
The San Antonio Creek Trail runs only 0.5 mile from the Maria Ygnacio Bike Path near Matorral Way east to University Drive near San Marcos Road. A scenic stretch of trail runs through the Tabano...
CA 0.5 mi Asphalt
The Santa Cruz Coastal Rail Trail is a paved multiuse rail-trail, and it will eventually run 32 miles along California's Santa Cruz County coastline, from Davenport to Watsonville. Following the...
CA 2.5 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Metal
The Santa Cruz Riverwalk Trail follows both sides of the river through downtown Santa Cruz, a California beach town on the shores of Monterey Bay. Multiple pedestrian bridges allow easy access to the...
CA 3.7 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Sawmill Bike Path currently consists of two open segments—with a third in the works to link them—just south of the resort town of South Lake Tahoe. When complete, the trail will provide a seamless...
CA 2.2 mi Asphalt
Community support has been integral to the creation of the Sugar Pine Trail and Clovis Old Town Trail, two adjoining rail-trails that link the communities of Fresno and Clovis. Joggers, cyclists,...
CA 4 mi Asphalt
The Sweetwater Bikeway runs along the Sweetwater River from a parklike setting opposite the Plaza Bonita Shopping Center on the trail's east side to the yacht harbor at the mouth of the river. The...
CA 2.2 mi Asphalt, Concrete
If you are looking for a quick escape from the smog and traffic of Southern California, take a trip along the Tustin Branch Trail. Currently open in two disconnected segments, the trail runs on the...
CA 2.2 mi Concrete, Dirt
The Upper Struve Slough Trail is part of a network of trails running through Watsonville's wetlands, offering a natural, outdoor experience and birding hotspot right in the heart of an urban area. The...
CA 2.5 mi Asphalt
The Browns Creek Bike Path is a paved trail that travels through the far northwestern Los Angeles neighborhood of Chatsworth. Running for nearly 1.5 miles, the path links Sierra Canyon School's Lower...
CA 1.5 mi Asphalt
The Chico State Bike Path, also known as the Railroad Bike Path, runs between CSU campus at Cherry Street and W. Lindo Avenue, paralleling an active rail line for most of the way. The trail is popular...
CA 2 mi Asphalt
The Compton Creek Bike Path crosses Compton along the east bank of its namesake creek, offering access to precious open space for the urban neighborhoods along the way. Compton Creek itself is a...
CA 5.1 mi Asphalt
The Freeway Trail, as its name implies, parallels the San Diego Freeway (Interstate 405) on its brief route through Irvine. With power lines overhead and neighborhoods blocked by sound walls to the...
CA 3.7 mi Asphalt
More than half of the planned 80-mile Great Shasta Rail Trail is now open. The rail-trail meanders through Northern California’s small towns and the natural beauty of the Lassen and Shasta-Trinity...
CA 43 mi Cinder
On the southwestern outskirts of Los Angeles, the Laguna Dominguez Trail spans just shy of 3 miles, connecting the cities of Lawndale and Hawthorne (named for famed American author Nathaniel...
CA 2.7 mi Asphalt
The Los Banos Rail Trail offers a 1-mile alternative to non-motorized travel through downtown Los Banos between 2nd Street and Ward Rd. The trail occupies a disused rail right-of-way and includes...
CA 2.1 mi Asphalt
The Meridian Connector is a useful link between Mammoth Lakes' elementary, middle and high schools and the popular Town Loop, which encircles the community. Midway, a spur connects trail users to...
CA 1 mi Asphalt
The Miller Creek Trail is a short paved path that runs on the former alignment of Lucas Valley Road. The trail follows both its namesake creek and the newer alignment of Lucas Valley Road on the...
CA 0.6 mi Asphalt
The Novato Boulevard Path is a multi-use trail that can be used recreationally, but is more useful as a commuting route. Closely following its namesake road, the path is completely separated from the...
CA 1.3 mi Asphalt
The Petaluma SMART Pathway runs between Payran Street and Southpoint Boulevard in the City of Petaluma. The path takes trail-users over the Petaluma River and under Highway 101, connecting east...
CA 1.2 mi Asphalt
Overview The Santa Maria River Levee Trail offers wide open views of distant mountains and the rugged landscape of the Santa Maria Valley for 3.2 miles. The partially paved trail follows a levee...
CA 3.2 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Sand
The Two Rivers Trail runs adjacent to the American River and connects Jibboom Street and State Route 160 in the redeveloping northern reaches of downtown Sacramento. It provides a connection to the...
CA 1.7 mi Asphalt
The Yolo Causeway Bike Path follows a portion of the Yolo Causeway, which carries busy Interstate 80 over the Yolo Bypass floodplain. Beginning in West Sacramento, the path immediately parallels the...
CA 3.7 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The channelized Deer Creek that travels throughout Rancho Cucamonga and San Bernardino County provides water for the surrounding community, but the Deer Creek Bike Path provides recreation and outdoor...
CA 4.8 mi Asphalt
A half mile of the East Bay Greenway is currently open from the Coliseum BART Station (at 75th Avenue) to 85th Avenue in Oakland. The paved trail parallels San Leandro Street with traffic signals and...
CA 0.5 mi 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...
CA 6.1 mi Asphalt
The Fillmore Bike Path consists of two distinct but connected trails, each offering its own unique experience for trail users. Both portions are paved and well-maintained, making the entirety of the...
CA 3.8 mi Asphalt, Concrete
Coursing alongside busy Fountaingrove Parkway, this sidepath is physically separated from the road with a curb and row of trees and shrubs. The trail—most useful for commuting—provides direct access...
CA 2.96 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Main Street Connector is a short link between the Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center and the longer Shady Rest Path, which extends north to Shady Rest Park. Midway, trail users can take a tunnel under...
CA 0.4 mi Asphalt
A part of the SMART Pathway system, the Rohnert Park/Cotati Pathway runs parallel to the SMART commuter rail line through the cities of Rohnert Park and Cotati. Connecting neighborhoods, local...
CA 3.7 mi Asphalt
The Three Creeks Trail will one day span 3 miles through San Jose's Willow Glen neighborhood. In 2018, the western leg of the trail opened, stretching nearly a mile from Coe Avenue to just south of...
CA 0.9 mi Asphalt
The Al Tahoe Bike Trail is a paved sidepath along Al Tahoe Boulevard in the scenic resort community of South Lake Tahoe, California. The trail runs between the road and dense pine forest for its...
CA 1.1 mi Asphalt
As its name suggests, the Alamo Canal Trail can be found adjacent to the man-made waterway located in Dublin, in the Tri-Valley region of the Bay Area. Though short, this trail makes useful...
CA 0.9 mi Asphalt
The Alamo Creek Bike Path snakes alongside its namesake stream through residential Dublin, Alameda County. The paved trail has spurs reaching into the nearby subdivisions, drawing residents onto the...
CA 1.8 mi 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...
CA 0.5 mi Asphalt
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...
CA 2.4 mi Asphalt, Dirt
The Amargosa River Trail follows the course of the river canyon of the same name, between China Ranch and the small community of Tecopah. Part of the route follows the former corridor of the...
CA 6 mi Dirt
Running through the City of Artesia, the Historic District Recreational Trails provide new connections between local neighborhoods and businesses, while improving the walkability and livability of the...
CA 0.5 mi Asphalt
The Baine Avenue Trail is a short rail-with-trail along an active Union Pacific Railroad corridor in the heart of Newark. The unpaved trail is most useful as a neighborhood connector or short...
CA 0.75 mi Dirt, Gravel
The Bannister Bike Trail and accompanying Jim Jones Bridge Trail make for a lovely short bike ride in the Sacramento suburbs. At its western endpoint, the trail connects to Bannister Park, a lovely...
CA 1.12 mi Asphalt
The Baquiano Trail is one trail of many in beautiful Sweeney Ridge, a prime bicycling and hiking area in San Mateo County. The trail climbs 550 feet from a junction with two hiking trails in the west...
CA 0.97 mi Dirt
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.
CA 0.5 mi Concrete
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...
CA 4.5 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Bon Air Road Sidepath, as its name suggests, closely follows Bon Air Road in scenic Larkspur and Kentfield. The main trail begins at a junction with the Creekside Loop at Magnolia Avenue and runs...
CA 1.03 mi Asphalt
The Bouquet Canyon Trail is open in two disconnected segments—both along Newhall Ranch Road—in Santa Clarita. The western segment runs along the south side of the road from Vanderbilt Way to Avenue...
CA 3.6 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Browns Valley Road Trail is an excellent commuter trail that parallels its namesake road from Vaca Valley Parkway to Brown Street in Vacaville.
CA 1.5 mi Asphalt, Concrete
Experience the easy life of the West Coast on Orange County's Bud Turner Trail. Set in a quiet neighborhood in the city of Fullerton, the trail is ideal for all types of trail use and uniquely caters...
CA 1.84 mi Dirt, Woodchips
The Burbank Channel Bikeway is a concrete multi-use path located alongside the Burbank-Western Flood Control Channel in LA County. The bikeway was built in two phases. The first, 0.3 miles between...
CA 1 mi Concrete
The Centennial Trail is located in the Tri-Valley city of Pleasanton, about 25 miles east of Oakland. This urban trail offers a 7.8 roundtrip on a combination of paved and unpaved track. The trail...
CA 3.9 mi Asphalt, Gravel
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...
CA 2.85 mi Asphalt
The Central County Bikeway begins at Suisun-Fairfield train station, which is used by Amtrak and Capitol Corridor trains. The station is in a commercial area between Fairfield and Suisun City. The...
CA 2.96 mi Concrete
Paralleling the Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) for 2.5 miles, this route provides pedestrian and bicyclists with a connection between Capistrano Beach and North Beach.  The Coast Highway Protected...
CA 2.5 mi Asphalt
The College Connector Path is a short link between the Mammoth Lakes Library and popular Town Loop, which encircles the community. The trail, which is lit for night use, passes through the scenic...
CA 0.7 mi Asphalt
The Creekside Loop offers a scenic, albeit short, route around Larkspur's Creekside neighborhood. Half of the trail follows Magnolia Avenue—where it is appropriately also known as the Magnolia Avenue...
CA 1.01 mi Asphalt
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...
CA 2.5 mi Ballast, Crushed Stone
The Culver Boulevard Bike Path is a short rail-trail located in a nicely landscaped median park in Culver City and Los Angeles. The trail was built on a former Pacific Electric interurban...
CA 1.9 mi Asphalt
Overview The Del Rio Trail is a 5-mile rail-trail in the City of Sacramento, CA. The paved trail is ADA compliant. About the Route Running parallel to Freeport Boulevard with easy access from...
CA 5 mi Asphalt
This is a short neighborhood trail in Stonewood, northwest Stockton, California. The trail starts on Thornton Road next to the Jehovah Witness church and travels for one block until Davis Road. Once...
CA 1.3 mi Asphalt
The East Bay Municipal Utility District Right-of-Way, as its name suggests, is a trail open on a utility corridor in Stockton, although that city is generally considered to be outside the informal...
CA 5.5 mi Asphalt
The college town of Davis is famous for its bikeability, due in part to the network of neighborhood greenways planned into the community as it grew. This series of bike paths crisscrosses the eastern...
CA 13 mi Asphalt, Concrete
If you believe the setting makes the trail, you won't quibble with the brevity of the path through Seal Beach's Electric Avenue Median Park. Ensconced in a beautifully maintained linear park, the...
CA 0.5 mi Concrete
The Embarcadero Bike Path is an important connector between the local commuter rail, schools, and a commercial area on Palo Alto's west side and the outskirts of Stanford University. The paved...
CA 0.9 mi Asphalt
The Foss Creek Pathway offers a short, pleasant route through the small town of Healdsburg and is lined with public art and landscaping. Open in two disconnected segments, the trail follows the...
CA 1.3 mi Asphalt
One of the newest trails in Elk Grove's impressive system, the Franklin Creek Trail provides extensive recreation and active transportation options to residents of the city's southern neighborhoods....
CA 6.4 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Great Meadow Bike Path provides an important 1.5-mile transportation route from the main entrance of the University of California at Santa Cruz to the busy campus core. The trail is surrounded by...
CA 1.5 mi Asphalt
The Grimshaw Lake Watchable Wildlife Trail is part of the Amargosa River Natural Area, administered by the Bureau of Land Management. The gravel trail follows an easy, flat route along the abandoned...
CA 1 mi Dirt, Gravel
The Harvard Trail is a short sidepath along Harvard Avenue in Irvine. Beautifully landscaped, lit and featuring smooth concrete, the trail is a much more pleasant experience than your average roadside...
CA 1.5 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The short but scenic Hetch Hetchy Trail is a worthwhile excursion for Silicon Valley Locals. At its western endpoint, the trail connects to the Stevens Creek Trail, a 6-mile trail that winds along the...
CA 0.6 mi Asphalt
The bulk of the High Canal Bridge Pathway runs alongside its namesake waterway, offering scenic views and a sense of serenity in the middle of the ritzy Marin County communities of Larkspur and Corte...
CA 1.46 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone
The Hoover Bike and Walking Trail is a utilitarian path adjacent to an active rail line in the western Orange County city of Westminster. Also paralleling Hoover Street for its entire distance, the...
CA 2 mi Asphalt
The Hornbeck Trail is one of several single-track dirt trails open on the east side of Keswick Reservoir in Shasta County. The trail follows the former route of the Quartz Hill Railway, which once...
CA 4 mi Dirt
The Isabel Avenue Trail runs north-south on the western boundary of Livermore in the eastern San Francisco Bay area's Tri-Valley region. As its name suggests, the path primarily serves neighborhoods...
CA 3.2 mi Asphalt
Winding through the Jenni Rivera Memorial Park (2001 Walnut Ave), this bike path takes you behind houses and local businesses. The long rectangular park and its meandering trail follows the...
CA 0.7 mi Asphalt
The Juanita Moe Trail—formerly known as the Quail Hill Trail—is a short path along Interstate 405 south of downtown Irvine. Forming a link between the University Trail and Jeffrey Open Space Trail in...
CA 1 mi Asphalt
Oakland's Lake Merritt Trail closely follows the lake's shoreline for a pleasant, paved trip with beautiful views and connections to several parks and attractions right in the heart of the city. The...
CA 3.1 mi Concrete
The Lake Tahoe Boulevard Bike Path follows its namesake road for its entire route in scenic El Dorado County, but unlike most sidepaths, this trail offers a winding course through dense forest. Smooth...
CA 1.7 mi Asphalt
The Lake Tahoe Community College Bike Path winds through the school's scenic wooded campus in South Lake Tahoe, California. The college is removed from the resort town's crowded—albeit...
CA 1.1 mi Asphalt
The Lincoln Hill Pathway provides an uninterupted alternative to busy Lincoln Avenue (and busier US 101) via an "urban canyon" between the soundwalls of US 101 and the SMART commuter rail project. The...
CA 1.4 mi Asphalt
Running through downtown San Diego, Linear Park is a vibrant, palm-lined ribbon that parallels an active trolley line along Harbor Drive. The trail provides direct access to many of the city's...
CA 1.1 mi Asphalt
This paved biking and walking path provides an opportunity to experience the scenic Little Chico Creek ecosystem in the heart of Chico, California. The trail begins on the corner of Humboldt Avenue...
CA 2.6 mi Asphalt
This extremely scenic rail-trail is located in the majestic Forest of Nisene Marks State Park near Aptos, California. The park was the site of major logging operations by the Loma Prieta Lumber...
CA 5.5 mi Dirt
The Los Alamitos Creek Trail runs along its namesake creek between McKean Road and Almaden Lake Park, where the trail is also known as the Lake Almaden Trail. From its southern endpoint to Camden...
CA 5.2 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Lower Silver Creek Trail runs in a nearly straight line between Ocala Avenue and Dobern Avenue (Abed Court). Between Foxdale Drive and Logsden Way there's a short (about 0.25 mile) on-street...
CA 1.05 mi Concrete
What do you do when you have a disused railroad, and a nearly impassible highway? Rail-trail advocates in Rancho Cordova recognized the potential to solve these challenges as well create new...
CA 1.4 mi Asphalt
The McCoy Creek Path begins near Carl E. Hall Park, which contains a playground and is next to a library and community center. The path runs through a grassy corridor along McCoy Creek. It ends at the...
CA 0.4 mi Concrete
The Middle Creek Trail provides a gentle 2-mile climb along a former railroad bed from the river bottom up to its intersection with Iron Mountain Road. From there, the trail follows an old stagecoach...
CA 3 mi Asphalt
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...
CA 0.4 mi Dirt, Grass
The Mori Ridge Trail is one trail of many in beautiful Sweeney Ridge, a prime bicycling and hiking area in San Mateo County. The natural surface path runs from a junction with both the Sweeney Ridge...
CA 1.17 mi Dirt
Naomi Patridge Trail is a 2 mile coastal trail paralleling Highway 1 in Half Moon Bay, California. The trail was named for a longtime San Mateo Councilwoman, prominent volunteer and lifelong Half Moon...
CA 2 mi Asphalt
A collection of neighborhood trails in Sacramento's North Natomas community offers convenient access to parks, schools and shopping centers for local residents and visitors. Most are well connected,...
CA 8.4 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The North Waterford Connector is a short link between neighborhoods of southern Mammoth Lakes and the popular Town Loop, which encircles the community. Like many of Mammoth Lakes' trails, the North...
CA 0.4 mi Asphalt
The Northwestern Pacific (NWP) Rail Trail was built along the North Coast Railroad Authority's right-of-way in Ukiah in 2015 as acknowledgment that city residents had been using the rail corridor as...
CA 0.8 mi Asphalt
A part of the SMART Pathway system, the Novato Pathway is divided into multiple segments. Running parallel to the SMART commuter rail line, this paved multi-use path is lined with trees and shrubbery....
CA 0.9 mi Asphalt
The Old Highway 40 Bike Path parallels the Union Pacific Railroad and Amtrak's Capitol Corridor line through eastern Davis. Running on the former US 40 right-of-way, the trail is primarily a commuting...
CA 2.8 mi Asphalt
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...
CA 4.4 mi Dirt
The Orange Blossom Trail, which will one day stretch 7.5 miles traverses the city of Redlands, CA along a two-lane asphalt surface separated from major roadways. Heading eastbound, the first...
CA 3.5 mi Asphalt
Orange Cove Rails to Trails is a pleasant, albeit short, pathway that runs diagonally through the small city of Orange Cove. The trail passes through James O. Eaton Memorial Park and provides...
CA 1.25 mi Asphalt
A neighborhood trail of the first order, the Pacific Electric Bike Trail links well-kept middle class neighborhoods on either side of tree-lined Maple Street near downtown Santa Ana. The trail runs on...
CA 2.1 mi Asphalt
The Pacific Gas and Electric Greenbelt bisects Stockton's Weston Ranch neighborhood diagonally from French Camp Road to the San Joaquin River via an overhead electric utility corridor. The main trail...
CA 2.6 mi Asphalt
The 1940-Acre Palo Alto Baylands Preserve is one of the large preserved marshlands of the San Francisco Bay, and is often considered one of the best bird watching areas on the west coast. Not only is...
CA 10.7 mi Asphalt, Boardwalk, Crushed Stone, Gravel
The Pat Lowe Memorial Bike Path runs on both sides of State Route 89/US 50 in tiny Meyers, California. The paved trail provides access to several businesses along the highway. On the west side of...
CA 1.7 mi Asphalt
The Pinedrop Trail is a paved link between the community of Kings Beach, located on the northern shore of Lake Tahoe, and North Tahoe Regional Park. The trail winds through a hilly landscape of pine...
CA 1.2 mi Asphalt
The Quarry Lakes Regional Recreation Area provides users with a wide variety of recreational activities. In addition to its several miles of biking, walking and equestrian paths, the park also...
CA 5.38 mi Crushed Stone
The Redwood Highway/San Clemente Drive Paths combine to parallel their connecting roadways on the edge of Corte Madera. The combined trail is more scenic than your average sidepath: to the east, views...
CA 1.21 mi Asphalt
The Sandra Marker Trail runs for a mile on an east-west course through Larkspur, linking the Redwood Highway/San Clemente Drive Paths in the east with the popular NWP Railroad Trail in the west. Both...
CA 1 mi Asphalt
The 19th-century railroad-building boom brought the town of Tulare into existence in California’s Central Valley. More than 100 years later, the town transformed a former railroad spur into the Santa...
CA 5 mi Asphalt, Dirt
Stretching through the heart of the small city of Santa Paula, the Santa Paula Branch Line Trail provides an important off-road means of getting around, as well as a chance to experience some rich...
CA 2.5 mi Asphalt
A part of the SMART Pathway system, the Santa Rosa Pathway is divided into two segments. The northern 1.4-mile section offers a short, pleasant route from north Santa Rosa into the city's downtown....
CA 3.8 mi Asphalt
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...
CA 1.4 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone
The Sierra Park Connector is a short link from both the Mammoth Lakes Library and new College Connector Path to the popular Town Loop, which encircles the community. Midway, a spur connects trail...
CA 0.3 mi 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...
CA 4 mi Asphalt
The Ski Run Bike Trail is a short paved sidepath adjacent to Ski Run Boulevard in the scenic resort community of South Lake Tahoe. On its route northeast towards the majestic lake, the trail links...
CA 0.6 mi Asphalt
The Sneath Lane Trail is one trail of many in beautiful Sweeney Ridge, a prime bicycling and hiking area in San Mateo County. From a trailhead in the Crestmoor neighborhood of San Bruno, the paved...
CA 1.68 mi Asphalt, Dirt
If you are attracted to the rolling, wine country landscapes and historical architecture of Sonoma Valley, the Sonoma City Trail won't disappoint. Located in the heart of historic Sonoma, just over an...
CA 1.5 mi Asphalt
Running 1.5 miles between the Sorrento Valley COASTER Station and the University of California San Diego campus, this paved bike path provides an improved connection in Sand Diego's bike trail...
CA 1.5 mi Asphalt
The South Lake Tahoe Bike Path consists of several disconnected trail segments along Lake Tahoe Boulevard (US 50) in the beautiful lakeside resort town of South Lake Tahoe. The longest continuous...
CA 2.9 mi Asphalt
Open space is precious in South Gate, and the Southern Avenue Greenway—which runs under overhead power lines—provides an off-street walking and biking route, as well as play areas for the community....
CA 2.5 mi Concrete
The Southside Bikeway connects downtown Vacaville via a former Sacramento Northern Railway corridor to the city's southern neighborhoods near Al Patch Park. The route is a nice, short path, ideal for...
CA 1.25 mi Asphalt
The Stanford Hills Trail is a short spur off the much longer Sacramento River Trail, the gem of Redding's trail network. The paved path primarily serves to transport residents of the Stanford Hills...
CA 0.84 mi Asphalt
The Stanford Perimeter Trail is a multiuse path ideal for walkers, joggers and cyclists. The construction of the trail was paid for by Stanford University, and it is used by both campus residents and...
CA 3.4 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone
This north-south bikeway in southeast Chico is dedicated to the memory of local resident and avid cyclist and cycling advocate, Steve Harrison. The trail entrances at both ends are marked by...
CA 0.9 mi Asphalt
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...
CA 2 mi Concrete
The Umbarger Road Parkway parallels its namesake road for just over 0.5 mile between Plumas Drive and Tuers Road in a narrow strip of greenspace surrounded by suburbia. The similar Barberry Walkway is...
CA 0.6 mi Concrete
Following a former Union Pacific Railroad right-of-way through the City of Fullerton, this trail provides an alternative pedestrian/bike route from Fullerton's transit station (bus, Amtrack, &...
CA 0.8 mi Concrete
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....
CA 0.9 mi Asphalt
This 2-mile paved trail winds through Centennial Park in the City of Vacaville. Following a former railroad corridor, the path connects a variety of recreational amenities including a number of sports...
CA 2 mi Asphalt
Meandering through the Walker Preserve and Lakeside's River Park Conservancy, this multiuse trail follows the San Diego River from the City of Santee to the community of Lakeside. This 3.3-mile...
CA 3.3 mi Crushed Stone
The Watsonville Rail Trail is Segment 18 of the Santa Cruz Coastal Rail Trail, a planned 32-mile rail-trail network that parallels the entire coastline of the Santa Cruz County.  Running along a...
CA 1.2 mi Asphalt
The Watts Towers Crescent Greenway is a short but pleasant rail-trail in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles. The trail's central attraction is the Watts Towers Art Center, home of the striking and...
CA 0.2 mi Crushed Stone
Following a former railroad corridor, the West Street Pathway is a multiuse paved trail running a half-mile through the neighborhood of Northwest Berkeley. The wide, smooth pathway is likely...
CA 0.5 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Yerba Buena Creek Trail follows its namesake creek through Evergreen Park behind the community center, paralleling Yerba Buena Road and Park Estates Way.
CA 0.7 mi Asphalt, Gravel