Briones Hills Loop Trail

MODERATE 41 reviews
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Briones Hills Loop Trail is a 6.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Lafayette, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
6.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1246 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dog friendly

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

views

wild flowers

wildlife

This loop trail offers great view of Mt. Diablo.

14 days ago

Walked the ridge and then descended a steep slope through dry grass/reeds. Should have stayed in the trail.

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3 months ago

Great loop with a mix of climbing and flat terrain. Gorgeous views from Mt Diablo to the Carquinez bridge. Had to navigate around a herd of about 30 cows at one point blocking the trail. A lot of cattle gates along the trail. Make sure to bring plenty of water for a hot day. Lots of lizards, wild flowers, and birds.

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8 months ago

Perfect in the winter. Everything's all green and there isn't much shade, but it can get muddy if it's rained recently.

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8 months ago

Great Hike to see the Green Hills - a little muddy about 2 miles from the finish but considering how much it has poured - it wasnt too bad

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8 months ago

Nice and well maintained trails making a wonderful loop.

9 months ago

Can't get any better. Beautiful, wide range of views from inside a forest to the top of a big hill. Not much traffic - people anyway! Lots of sweet cows on the trail.

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10 months ago

Nice hike, lots of wide open views of grassy hills. Not overly busy, even on a Saturday.