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Review of Iron Horse Trail

Ranked #1 of 10 things to do in Dublin
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Owner description: This former railroad track is now a "people-friendly" 23-mile long trail for bikers, hikers, in-line skaters, and horseback riders.
Reviewed May 30, 2013

this is a wonderful trail for walking, running or biking. you can find access in many locations. some of the areas are a bit close to the freeway = loud, but you just keep going and you'll get away from the noise and be close to water or between back yards.

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Reviewed May 4, 2013

The Iron Horse Trail (named for the trains that plied this strip of land) is a fantastic miles-long trail for hiking and/or biking that goes for miles through many little cities in Alameda and Contra Costa county. The ride or hike along the old railroad right-of-way can be done at whatever pace you want to set for yourself and many families make it a daylong adventure, stopping for ice cream or sandwiches in some of the shopping center eateries or grocery stores that border the trail along its' length. Just remember to go easy and not too far, save some energy for the return ride, wear a helmet or wide-brim hat, and take plenty of sun screen.

Thank Larry S
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Reviewed April 18, 2013

Whether you walk, run or bike, this trails is pretty awesome. It i very well maintained and it keeps going and going and going. I am so lukcy to have this trail right in my backyward. It is always nice to see so many people exercising on the trail or just walking their dogs. For the most part, I feel pretty safe using this trail. But of course everyone still need to use their common sense and be security conscious when walking on any trail.

Thank ToniLuvsScuba
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Reviewed February 7, 2013

My experience on the Iron Horse Trail was limited to the Walnut Creek area. The trail was super clean and the sights quite varied. If you ride to the BART in Walnut Creek take some time to get off the path and look at the pedestrian bridge that crosses Treat Blvd. It is a real "treat" for the eyes. Pun intended. The SF area is know for great bridges and this not-so-mild-mannered pedestrian bridge is an architectural marvel. It takes pedestrian bridges to a whole new level. Congratulations to the architects and planners.
If the rest of the trail is anything like the area it serves around Walnut Creek then you are in for a visual experience.

Thank TMM777
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Reviewed November 20, 2012

This is a terrific trail that runs from Dublin to Walnut Creek. The best part is that it goes near the Danville downtown area for a quick coffee.

Thank Jeffrey K
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