Manzanita Grove Trail is a 3 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near El Sobrante, CA that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.
One of two places in the East Bay to see rare and endangered pallid manzanita, also called Alameda manzanita. This trail follows the Sobrante Ridge, Manzanita, and Manzanita Loop trails. Great views of Mt. Diablo, Mt. Tamalpais, and San Pablo Ridge. BEST time to hike here is winter, after the first rains, when the manzanitas are in flower.