Borges Ranch Loop is a 4.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Walnut Creek, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.

Length4.7 miElevation gain685 ftRoute typeLoop
kid friendlyHikingHorseback ridingMountain bikingNature tripsWalkingBird watchingRunningDog friendlyViewswild-flowers
Description
Waypoints (0)
Facilities

Shell Ridge Open Space is a great spot for trail running or mountain biking. These trail weave through some fascinating geological terrain,

Park on the side of Marshall Dr.

Weather
UV Index
Daylight
Reviews (483)
Photos (897)
Recordings (491)
Completed (716)
View user's profile page
Sarah Allen
Yellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray StarGray StarGray StarFebruary 28, 2021
Hiking

Nice straight forward... oaks, rolling hills.

View Sarah's Recording
View user's profile page
Pete Swanson
Yellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarFebruary 28, 2021
Hiking
View Pete's Recording
View user's profile page
Ismail Can Coskuner
Yellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarFebruary 27, 2021
Hiking
View Ismail Can's Recording
View user's profile page
Frederika Villacarlos
Yellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarFebruary 20, 2021
RunningGreat!

Beautiful rollers beneath handsome oaks

View Frederika's Recording
View user's profile page
Brandi Carrion
Yellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarFebruary 15, 2021
Hiking

Loved it gorgeous day

View Brandi's Recording
View user's profile page
Sean Sequoia
Yellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray StarFebruary 13, 2021
Hiking
View Sean's Recording
View user's profile page
Cameron Popino
Yellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray StarFebruary 13, 2021
Hiking
View Cameron's Recording
View user's profile page
Sylvia Rodriguez
Yellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarFebruary 6, 2021
Hiking
View Sylvia 's Recording
View user's profile page
Dave Maher
Yellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarJanuary 31, 2021
HikingGreat!

Hiked for the first time today on a Sunday in late Jan 2021. Lovely views for rolling green hills. Most of the route had wide fire-road sized trails which felt safe during COVID-19. I probably saw 200 people on the trail, but only crossed paths with about 50. There's not a ton of shade here, which was welcome during this time of year. Nice views of Walnut Creek and also the Sac Delta from the ridge tops. Bicyclist were responsible, but it was sometimes a bit un-nerving when they whizzed by.

View user's profile page
Geena Fernandez
Yellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray StarJanuary 23, 2021
Hiking

awesome

View Geena's Recording
View user's profile page
Anna Lin
Yellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray StarJanuary 18, 2021
Hiking

Good hiking

View Anna's Recording
View user's profile page
Joshua Gunnels
Yellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarJanuary 17, 2021
Hiking

Awsome a lot of ups and downs

View Joshua's Recording
View user's profile page
Confused I Am
Yellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarJanuary 16, 2021
Hiking
View Confused's Recording
View user's profile page
Somiah Handy
Yellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray StarJanuary 15, 2021
Hiking

This trail has a variation of small hills to flatland. Nice views along the trail. Keep in mind that it does takes some time to do the whole loop, so I recommend starting early. 

View Somiah's Recording
View user's profile page
Laura Kalinyak
Yellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarJanuary 10, 2021
Bike touring
View Laura's Recording
View user's profile page
Tyler Chuck
Yellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray StarJanuary 5, 2021
Hiking

A nice easy loop trail with minimal incline. Trail was pretty muddy today after a few days of rain. It sticks to your shoes and kind of builds up. Trail doesn’t take you high enough to get a great view, but it’s pretty out! Nice to pass the ranch at the halfway point too!

View Tyler's Recording
View user's profile page
Morgan Wilmoth
Yellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarJanuary 3, 2021
Hiking

Fun, populated trail.

View Morgan's Recording
View user's profile page
Ree Somes
Yellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarJanuary 1, 2021
Hiking

Bring a chuck it ball thrower

View Ree's Recording
View user's profile page
Indrani Dasgupta
Yellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarJanuary 1, 2021
HikingGreat!

Great easy trail. Awesome views

View user's profile page
Jerry Horner
Yellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray StarGray StarGray StarDecember 31, 2020
Hiking

Nice loop, lots of trees and nice view of mount diablo. Very muddy the day we went.

View user's profile page
Karrie Vach
Yellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarDecember 26, 2020
Hiking

Great hike!

View Karrie's Recording
View user's profile page
Tenzin Tsering
Yellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarDecember 24, 2020
Hiking

Beautiful

View Tenzin's Recording
View user's profile page
kevin lin
Yellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray StarDecember 24, 2020
Hiking
View kevin's Recording
View user's profile page
Darrin Tinsley
Yellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray StarGray StarGray StarDecember 21, 2020
Hiking
View Darrin's Recording
View user's profile page
Christina Daugherty
Yellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarDecember 16, 2020
Hiking

plenty of shade, benches and other trails to explore

View Christina's Recording
View user's profile page
Alyssa Krystina
Yellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarDecember 9, 2020
Hiking

such a great hike! great workout and a wonderful way to see WC/concord/clayton! 10/10 recommend!

View Alyssa's Recording
View user's profile page
Lena Ng
Yellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarDecember 6, 2020
Hiking
View Lena's Recording
View user's profile page
Christina Daugherty
Yellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarDecember 6, 2020
Hiking
View Christina's Recording
View user's profile page
Amy Pomerantz
Yellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarDecember 5, 2020
Hiking

Super beautiful with old oak trees and sweeping views.

View Amy's Recording
View user's profile page
Michael Locatelli
Yellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarDecember 5, 2020
Hiking
View Michael's Recording
Showing results 1 - 30 of 483