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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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great walking trail

I walk this trail at least once a week. It's a HUGE trail. Not too difficult, but a great place to walk, run or ride a bike. It's pretty busy, so great if you go alone. Lot's of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
Craig M
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Pleasanton, California
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Pleasanton, California
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I walk this trail at least once a week. It's a HUGE trail. Not too difficult, but a great place to walk, run or ride a bike. It's pretty busy, so great if you go alone. Lot's of smiles and hi's along the way.

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San Ramon, California
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Iron Horse Trail is my go-to place for a fast and fun hike in the wilderness. In the 20 some years i've hiked the hills i've enjoyed at least 7 trails - all a good work out, all well-maintained, all filled with beautiful views of the San Ramon Valley and at the top of the ridge, down East through miles... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Currently about 30 miles of paved walking biking trail from Pleasanton north to Concord. Any portion has sections that intersect with streets and highways but all well marked pedestrian crossings. Also interesects with other trails ie: Contra Costa Canal Trail. safe, pleasant and easy for any age.

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Alamo, California
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The Iron Horse Trail has always been one of my favorites because of its location, diversity of trail life, and range of environments. By far the most beautiful area is between Walnut Creek and Danville, nestled between fields and large trees and and bordered by large houses with dogs, horses, and chickens. Everybody is there- lakers, bikers, strollers, kids, seniors,... More 

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Hampton, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Nice hike/bike route from Pleasanton to Walnut creek and beyond. For a big part separated from the normal roads.

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Pleasanton, California
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

This is an easy trail to ride. We rode from Dublin to Walnut Creek and back. On our way back, we stopped in Danville for lunch before continuing back to Dublin. The trail can get very busy during weekend mornings

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San Luis Obispo, California
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148 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 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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Sparks, Nevada
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90 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 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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44 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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Address: Dublin, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Dublin

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