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Best trails in Anthony Chabot Regional Park

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Looking for a great trail in Anthony Chabot Regional Park, California? AllTrails has 35 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 24 moderate trails in Anthony Chabot Regional Park ranging from 2.1 to 28.3 miles and from 118 to 1,187 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

This 3,314-acre park sits in the hills above Oakland, and includes a beautiful, year-round public campground. Miles of hiking and riding trails make this a must visit for outdoor enthusiasts. Anthony Chabot Family Campground overlooks Lake Chabot and offers walk-to tent sites, drive-to tent sites, and RV/trailer sites with full hook-ups. Group camping is also available. Horse boarding is available at Chabot Equestrian Center and Skyline Ranch Equestrian Center.

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Map of trails in Anthony Chabot Regional Park
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Park hours
Monday
5:00 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 am - 10:00 am
Thursday
5:00 am - 10:00 am
Friday
5:00 am - 10:00 am
Saturday
5:00 am - 10:00 am
Sunday
5:00 am - 10:00 am
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Top trails (35)
#1 - Goldenrod Loop, Horseshoe, and Brandon Loop
Anthony Chabot Regional Park
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 1 h 58 m
A moderate loop trail with views of the Upper San Leandro ReservoirShow more
#2 - MacDonald, Grass Valley, Ranch, Goldenrod, Buckeye
Anthony Chabot Regional Park
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 38 m
Park Features: This 3,314-acre park sits in the hills above Oakland, and includes a beautiful, year-round public campground. Miles of hiking and riding trails make this a must visit for outdoor enthusiasts. Anthony Chabot Family Campground overlooks Lake Chabot and offers walk-to tent sites, drive-to tent sites, and RV/trailer sites with full hook-ups. Group camping is also available. Horse boarding is available at Chabot Equestrian Center and Skyline Ranch Equestrian Center. Trail Highlights: This trail starts at the Big Trees/Bort Meadow Staging Area on Redwood Road, mile marker 4.2. The route provides expansive views of Grass Valley and the surrounding hills as far as the eye can see. You’ll travel through a variety of grassland and woodland habitats. Restrooms and drinking water are available at Bort Meadow Group Camp. Trail Directions: From the gravel parking lot at the staging area, walk through the gate marked MacDonald Trail/East Bay Skyline Trail. After the gate, take the first left onto the unmarked spur trail towards Bort Meadow. At next trail post, continue straight onto Grass Valley Trail. When you reach Bort Meadow, turn right on Ranch Trail, passing through the cattle gate. Continue on Ranch Trail, turning left through a gate as it begins to wind steeply uphill. At the top of Ranch Trail, turn left onto Goldenrod Trail. Continue on Goldenrod Trail for 1.3 miles. Turn left onto Horseshoe Trail at the Chabot Equestrian Center (go through parking area just before the Center). At the bottom of canyon, turn left onto Brandon Trail then right at the next junction (follow sign to Bort Meadow Staging Area). Go through parking area, then take next left on gravel road towards Meadow. Turn right on MacDonald Trail, then right again on MacDonald. When you reach the gravel road at top, turn right to reach the staging area. Park Curfew/Hours: 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.Show more
#3 - Grass Valley/ Brandon Trail Loop
Anthony Chabot Regional Park
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 18 m
#4 - Chabot Loop from Golf Course
Anthony Chabot Regional Park
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 2 h 11 m
#5 - MacDonald Trail
Anthony Chabot Regional Park
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 2 h 44 m
#6 - Live Oak, Honker Bay, Columbine, Brandon Trail,
Anthony Chabot Regional Park
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Length: 9.7 mi • Est. 5 h 3 m
Note: Due to COVID-19, the Marciel Gate is currently closed. However, you can still park along the road where Marciel Rd intersects Redwood Rd and walk to the trail from there.Show more
#7 - Skyline to Cascade to Goldenrod Loop
Anthony Chabot Regional Park
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 4 m
#8 - Honker Bay Loop
Anthony Chabot Regional Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h 8 m
Note: Due to COVID-19, the Marciel Gate is currently closed. However, you can still park along the road where Marciel Rd intersects Redwood Rd and walk to the trail from there.Show more
#9 - Bort Meadow and Buckeye Trail to Grass Valley
Anthony Chabot Regional Park
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h 3 m
Please note: As of June 23, 2020, the Buckeye Trail is currently CLOSED due to landslide and trees on the trail. Please consult the park's website for up to date information before visiting.Show more
#10 - Skyline, Brandon and Escondido Loop
Anthony Chabot Regional Park
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Length: 5.1 mi • Est. 2 h 39 m
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