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Address: Dublin, CA
Activities: Biking, Hiking, Horseback riding
Description: This former railroad track is now a "people-friendly" 23-mile long trail...
This former railroad track is now a "people-friendly" 23-mile long trail for bikers, hikers, in-line skaters, and horseback riders.
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A long, Peaceful trail through the SRV. A Diamond in the East Bay's Crown!

Jog, bike, walk, stroll, skate. Whatever your preference, this 20+ mile-long paved former railroad right of way offers a wonderful experience through a mix of suburban, riparian... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
SledMan
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San Luis Obispo, California
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San Luis Obispo, California
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122 reviews 122 reviews
19 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Jog, bike, walk, stroll, skate. Whatever your preference, this 20+ mile-long paved former railroad right of way offers a wonderful experience through a mix of suburban, riparian, and meadowland. Perfect for a serious workout in the modes cited above, or for a long relaxing walk/jog/bike. Great for families and groups. There are just a few narrow areas and bridges, but... More 

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San Ramon, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
33 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I get on this trail every month, but rarely in the winter because of the rain and cold. I'm always on my bike. I don't know how long the trail is, but it goes on for many miles. I usually jump on it in San Ramon and go up to Danville and back. It's a nice paved, level trail for... More 

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Danville, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Great series of trails connecting many towns and cities in the SF East Bay. Love the area that covers Danville and Alamo... you can ride your bike peacefully all the way to Concord and beyond. Very safe and beautiful to stop and visit the towns and have a bite to eat in between. Great restaurants in Danville, Alamo and Walnut... More 

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Panama
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This is an excellent trail that stretches through several different cities in the San Francisco Bay area. I love that it has long sections (namely in the San Ramon/Dublin area) that avoid car traffic and regular roads. The trail is well maintained and awesome to rollerblade, bike ride, walk with a stroller, friends or by yourself. I have always felt... More 

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san leandro, california
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54 reviews 54 reviews
15 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I live in the east bay and love to come to this trail to bike with my friends or husband. It's flat and goes for miles through Pleasanton, Dublin, San Ramon, and Danville. There are multiple places you can turn off and go have a lunch in between or end up with a dinner before you head back. The weather... More 

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Dublin, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I live right where the trail starts in Dublin. I can hike along it, for any easy, flat hike as long as I want and make it difficult as I want. The fact it "snakes" through so many communities, means you can stop, eat and get water, etc almost anywhere. The trail is paved and marked every 1/4 of mile,... More 

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Oakland, California
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243 reviews 243 reviews
41 attraction reviews
306 helpful votes 306 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This is one of the best and longest bike and walking trails in the East Bay. Named Iron Horse Trail, because it is built along an old railroad path, hence the name Iron Horse. It starts in the north in Walnut Creek and goes south all the way to Dublin, passing through Danville and San Ramon. The trail is basically... More 

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Houston, TX
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I've walked the trail in the San Ramon area. It's a well maintained paved path that is perfect for a bike, stroller or just a walk. The trail connects to a local park which makes a great place for parking. During the week there were plenty of casual bike enthusiasts as well as nearby professionals taking a break from their... More 

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San Jose, California
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76 reviews 76 reviews
15 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We bike rode this trail in Pleasanton up to the north part of San Ramon. Once we found the "real trail," we very much enjoyed it. It was comfortably crowded, with grasses and wildflowers blooming along the sides of the path. It's pretty level, so no difficult hills here. The downside is the at-grade street crossings (compared to, for example,... More 

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Dublin, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Very nice, but very sunny, walk. Usually quiet but with a fair number of other walkers and bicycle riders.

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