Best Trails Near Clayton CA

Clayton has 11 trails in the vicinity, including 7 hiking trails and 4 for mountain biking. These trails range from 3.5 to 14.8 miles in length. The longest trail in Clayton is Mount Diablo: Mitchell Canyon - Summit Loop a well-known trail measuring 14.8 miles in total length.

The most popular trails are Mount Diablo's Mitchell and Back Canyons, Mount Diablo State Park: Mitchell Canyon–Eagle Peak Loop and Mount Diablo State Park - Mitchell Canyon. Trails.com member Sandy C. recently completed Mount Diablo State Park: Mitchell Canyon–Eagle Peak Loop.

More information on the best trails in Clayton can be found below.
  • Mount Diablo State Park: Mitchell Canyon–Eagle Peak Loop

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    Clayton, CA

    This creek-to-peak Diablo tour begins at Mitchell Canyon and climbs on fire roads, easily then steeply, to Murchio Gap. Here the fun really begins on a rollicking single-track excursion over ...
    •  4 hours
    •  7.8 miles
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    This creek-to-peak Diablo tour begins at Mitchell Canyon and climbs on fire roads, easily then steeply, to Murchio Gap. Here ...

  • Diablo Falls

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    Clayton, CA

    Follow Donner Canyon up into a steep fold on the east face of Mount Diablo to view these ephemeral waterfalls. They don’t call it Diablo for nothing. This iconic peak, the highest point on the ...
    •  9 hours
    •  8 miles
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    Follow Donner Canyon up into a steep fold on the east face of Mount Diablo to view these ephemeral waterfalls. They don’t ...

  • Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve

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    Clayton, CA

    Want to ramble through grassland and chaparral on one hike? This loop is a perfect tour through grassy, rolling hills as well as chamise, black sage, and manzanita-covered slopes. You’ll begin ...
    •  2 hours
    •  3.5 miles
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    Want to ramble through grassland and chaparral on one hike? This loop is a perfect tour through grassy, rolling hills as ...

  • Donner Canyon to the Falls Trail

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    Clayton, CA

    Mount Diablo has a forbidding image to many, in part because of its name and the legends it has inspired. While creeks may dry in summer, the reality is that there are always cool canyons, and ...
    •  4 hours
    •  5.9 miles
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    Mount Diablo has a forbidding image to many, in part because of its name and the legends it has inspired. While creeks may ...

  • Mount Diablo's Mitchell and Back Canyons

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    Clayton, CA

    This hike halfway to the top of the Bay Area’s most-seen mountain hosts the largest variety of flora of all hikes in this book. Wander in two distinctly different canyons and explore chaparral ...
    •  4 - 6 hours
    •  8.6 miles
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    This hike halfway to the top of the Bay Area’s most-seen mountain hosts the largest variety of flora of all hikes in this ...

  • Mount Diablo Loop

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    Clayton, CA

    This hike begins at Mount Diablo’s summit, which offers a far-reaching panorama encompassing more square miles than any other view in the United States. You’ll then take a loop trip along the ...
    •  4 hours
    •  7.1 miles
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    This hike begins at Mount Diablo’s summit, which offers a far-reaching panorama encompassing more square miles than any other ...

  • Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve: Lark Trail to the Wall

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    Clayton, CA

    This park is split in two halves: a western and an eastern half. Since the western half is less desirable, consisting of steeper terrain and less loop-able trail options, this ride makes a large ...
    •  2.5–3.25 hours
    •  9.17 miles
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    This park is split in two halves: a western and an eastern half. Since the western half is less desirable, consisting of ...

  • Mount Diablo State Park: Eagle Peak Loop Trail

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    Clayton, CA

    If the climbs featured in the rest of the East Bay rides just haven’t been steep enough and long enough for you, then you should really consider a trip to good old Mount Diablo, the tallest park ...
    •  2–2.75 hours
    •  8.76 miles
    •  Guide

    If the climbs featured in the rest of the East Bay rides just haven’t been steep enough and long enough for you, then you ...

  • Mount Diablo: Mitchell Canyon - Summit Loop

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    Clayton, CA

    This ride is for those who like to climb and love great views. (If you just like downhill, get a friend to drop you off at the top.) This is a breathtaking loop up, around, and down Mount Diablo, ...
    •  2.5 - 3.5 hours
    •  14.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride is for those who like to climb and love great views. (If you just like downhill, get a friend to drop you off at ...

  • Mount Diablo State Park - Mitchell Canyon

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    Clayton, CA

    Rising to an elevation of 3,849 feet, Mount Diablo is a dominating presence in the East Bay as it towers over the surrounding hills and flatlands. Trails and fire roads within Mt. Diablo State ...
    •  2 hours
    •  9 miles
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    Rising to an elevation of 3,849 feet, Mount Diablo is a dominating presence in the East Bay as it towers over the surrounding ...

  • Black Diamonds to Mt Diablo Regional Trail

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    Clayton, CA

    Black Diamonds to Mt Diablo Regional Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Clayton, California. It is 3.8 miles long and begins at 443 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.0 ...
    •  3.8 miles

    Black Diamonds to Mt Diablo Regional Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Clayton, California. It is 3.8 miles long ...