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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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Marvelous sections, and goes on forever.

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... read more

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

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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18 helpful votes 18 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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121 reviews 121 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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83 reviews 83 reviews
33 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 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
22 helpful votes 22 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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61 reviews 61 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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41 attraction reviews
310 helpful votes 310 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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