trail running

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Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park offers good hiking, as well as mountain biking and horseback riding.

I liked it. Good amount of incline and decent scenery. Tons of wildlife if you’re into that jazz. Hiked it in 90F and there isn’t much coverage so expect to work up a huge sweat. Good after work hike. Took us 90 mins

For an urban trail this is just great lots of woods to walk through as well as the usual open California chaparral

The pictures don’t do this trail justice! I’m from flat as can be Houston Texas. The hills (mountains in my eyes) are beautiful and rolling. A camera simply does not pick up there beauty as seeing it in person does. The views from the top are amazing!!

Good hike. Nothing spectacular.

I loved it here! There was some overgrowth on some of the trails but it wasn’t too bad. There are some shaded areas so the sun isn’t overwhelming

My husband and I hike here with our dog very often. It’s really close to where we live so it makes it easy. It’s so beautiful, great views! Most of it is slightly uphill so it’s a good workout

mountain biking
1 month ago

south peak

2 months ago

Gorgeous views

Great trail run this afternoon!

Great trail with great scenaries. Found 'golden mushroom' at the zigzag bay leaf trail on Saturday.

anybody running this or just me?

on Pleasanton Ridge Trail

4 months ago

Awesome trail! :)

Hiked 12-31-17. Overcast, but a very temperate day. I hiked the Eastside of the loop going to the water tank between post numbers 21 and 23. Then followed the west side back. Great add on for this hike. I enjoyed the olive groove, the views of pleasanton, the the quiet of the west of the ridge. Did 8.5 miles

Starting on the Oak Tree Trail, nice wide packed dirt path steady incline leading all the way to the junction of the trails at the top of the hill. On the way down Woodland, very different scene with lots of trees and narrow single track with steeper decent. Views are great on either side. Would have given more stars except there were far too many people for my taste.

Nice hike, especially if you live in the area and don't want to drive to more popular trails. Was super green after the rains earlier this year. And, cows!

Great for kids and dogs!

Good exercise, good views.

Moderate but a Great View!!!

Make sure your iPhone has enough power or you will get lost!!

mountain biking
7 months ago

very good long ride i compled the loop

Lovely views and tough up and downs with a 2 year old on your back!

Close to freeway, plenty of parking, a lot of olive and oak trees, great views.

nice for good hiking workout in nice environment

Great place for hiking, biking and pet friendly!

took 1h45m to complete. good workout. spotty shade and lots of sun in may. decent amount of bugs along the way. trail is well maintained. great place for a quick hike if you live in the area. follow the path laid out, the descent is more gradual compared to the ascent

Monday, May 29, 2017

This trail was awesome with nice company from cows! There are stretches without any shade so come prepared with water and a hat

Sunday, May 21, 2017

It's was definitely challenging with kids with all the uphills.. challenging but fun! Very dry and not good for allergies though :/

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