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“Nice mainly flat trail for running or biking”

Contra Costa Canal Trail
Ranked #2 of 23 things to do in Concord
Certificate of Excellence
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163 reviews
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“Nice mainly flat trail for running or biking”
Reviewed November 27, 2012

The trail is mainly flat and smooth. I've seen a maintenance worker filling in a pot-hole. At least in the areas where I've been, there aren't many roads to cross which is a plus. The canal doesn't look very beautiful since fences surround it because the canal water is processed for use by the city. However, you'll sometimes see ducks swimming in the canal or squirrels along the trail. The trail has a good variety of shaded and non-shaded areas. If you're looking for some elevation change, Lime Ridge Regional Open Space meets up with this trail.

Visited October 2012
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Gig Harbor, Washington
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“Great Run”
Reviewed November 20, 2012

It is fairly easy to run around Pleasant Hill in the morning. I stumbled upon the Contra Costa Canal trail and it was a very nice alternative to the neighborhoods. I don't know exactly how long it is, but it was long enough to accommodate my 5 mile run.

Visited November 2012
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