Oakland, CA Trails and Parks

Oakland has 61 trails in the vicinity, including 48 hiking trails and 17 for trail running. These trails range from 0.1 to 56 miles in length. The most popular trails are Joaquin Miller Park, Redwood Regional Park Trails and Huckleberry Botanic Regional Preserve. Trails.com member Lev W. recently completed Joaquin Miller Park.
  • Joaquin Miller ParkView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Oakland, CA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  30 minutes - 2 hours or more
    •  Guide

    This is the best singletrack in the East Bay. Ride through dense redwood groves in Oakland’s Joaquin Miller Park. Although the park is less than ...

  • Lake MerrittView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Oakland, CA

    • Birding  
    •  Guide

    Lake Merritt is a lake in a park in a big city; nevertheless, it gets large amounts of waterfowl, and sometimes gets rarities. The birds get ...

  • Robert Sibley Volcanic Regional PreserveView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Oakland, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  2 hours
    •  3.6 miles
    •  Guide

    What do the Robert Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve and Mount Saint Helens have in common? The subduction process that caused the explosion ...

  • Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Oakland, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  1.5 hours
    •  2.6 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a complicated geological area, what with volcanic dikes, mudflows, and lava flows. A eucalyptus forest covers most of the trails in this ...

  • Sibley Volcanic Regional PreserveView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Oakland, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  2 hours
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    What do the Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve and Mount Saint Helens have in common? The subduction process that caused a volcanic explosion ...

  • Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve: Round Top Loop TrailView Trail Details

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    Oakland, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  2 hours
    •  1.6 miles
    •  Guide

    This delightful loop circles Round Top, an extinct volcano and one of the highest peaks in the Oakland and Berkeley hills, and also provides ...

  • East Bay Skyline National Recreation Trail: Skyline Gate to MacDonald GateView Trail Details

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    Oakland, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  4 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    This section of the East Bay Skyline National Recreation Trail, here part of the Bay Area Ridge Trail, follows the West Ridge Trail through Redwood ...

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Regional Shoreline: Arrowhead Marsh TrailView Trail Details

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    Oakland, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  3 hours
    •  3.7 miles
    •  Guide

    The San Leandro shoreline, in one of the East Bay’s busiest industrial corridors, hosts a wonderful array of waterbirds, from long-legged waders ...

  • Redwood Regional Park TrailsView Trail Details

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    Oakland, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  5 hours
    •  8.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This ridgetop journey travels the outer edges of Redwood Regional Park past huge redwoods and offers numerous views of San Francisco Bay and ...

  • San Leandro BayView Trail Details

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    Oakland, CA

    • Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing  
    •  2 to 4 hours
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    Protected from the wind and waves, this shallow estuary and wildlife refuge is an escape from the industrial East Bay. Marine Mammal Protection ...

  • Round Top and Volcanic TrailsView Trail Details

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    Oakland, CA

    •  3 hours
    •  4.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This ramble around a long-extinct volcano features lovely views of San Francisco Bay and Mount Diablo and offers interesting insights into the ...

  • Redwood Park LoopView Trail Details

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    Oakland, CA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1 - 1.5 hours
    •  8.4 miles
    •  Guide

    These wide, well-marked trails through the East Bay hills offer another quick getaway from the urban congestion. Two easy out-and-back rides ...

  • Shepherd Canyon TrailView Trail Details

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    Oakland, CA

    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    The Shepherd Canyon Trail follows Shepherd Canyon Road up into a residential area in the hills above Oakland. Surface: Asphalt.

  • Redwood Regional Park / West Ridge to East Ridge LoopView Trail Details

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    Oakland, CA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  9 miles
    •  Guide

    Slightly north of Lake Chabot (and connected by the East Bay Skyline Trail) is the regal Redwood Regional Park. As the name implies, one of ...

  • East - West Ridge LoopView Trail Details

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    Oakland, CA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  9.7 miles
    •  Guide

    It’s refreshing to know that from the bustling cities of the East Bay, just minutes from Oakland, you can get out into the “woods,” away from ...

  • Willow TrailView Trail Details

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    Oakland, CA

    •  0.3 miles

    Willow Trail is a hiking trail in Oakland, California. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 1,220 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is ...

  • Access PathView Trail Details

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    Oakland, CA

    •  0.2 miles

    Access Path is a hiking trail in Oakland, California. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 1,156 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.4 ...

  • Side-O TrailView Trail Details

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    Oakland, CA

    •  0.3 miles

    Side-O Trail is a hiking trail in Oakland, California. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 1,575 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is ...

  • Lower Jordan Fire TrailView Trail Details

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    Oakland, CA

    •  1.0 miles

    Lower Jordan Fire Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Oakland, California. It is a mile long and begins at 597 feet altitude. Traveling the ...

  • Summit House TrailView Trail Details

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    Oakland, CA

    •  0.4 miles

    Summit House Trail is a hiking trail in Oakland, California. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 1,309 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...

  • Eucalyptus PathView Trail Details

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    Oakland, CA

    •  0.1 miles

    Eucalyptus Path is a hiking trail in Oakland, California. It is 0.1 miles long and begins at 471 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is ...

  • Alexander Zuckermann Bike PathView Trail Details

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    Oakland, CA

    •  2.9 miles

    Alexander Zuckermann Bike Path is a hiking and biking trail in Oakland, California. It is 2.9 miles long and begins at 10 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • Stonewall-Panoramic TrailView Trail Details

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    Oakland, CA

    •  0.7 miles

    Stonewall-Panoramic Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Oakland, California. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 463 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • Upper Jordan Fire TrailView Trail Details

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    Oakland, CA

    •  2.8 miles

    Upper Jordan Fire Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Oakland, California. It is 2.8 miles long and begins at 1,316 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • Artemisia TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Oakland, CA

    •  0.5 miles

    Artemisia Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Oakland, California. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 1,005 feet altitude. Traveling ...