Edgewood Trail Loop

MODERATE 202 reviews

Edgewood Trail Loop is a 3.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Redwood City, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

3.1 miles
590 feet

kid friendly



nature trips

trail running



wild flowers


no dogs

The Edgewood Trail runs east to west on the northern side of the park. The trail has junctions with the Franciscan Trail and Serpentine Loop. Starting from the east, in the Day Camp parking lot, one has a strenuous first half mile with an approx. 9.5% uphill grade.

trail running
10 days ago

Steep in a couple sections (downhill and up), but a great “backyard” way to escape the ordinary street running. Limited parking, but there is usually always at least 1 spot open.

16 days ago

Beautiful hike in January. Lots of deer, neat views, and varied terrain.

17 days ago

Easy hike with nice scenery. Clean and nice public bathrooms. Limited parking.

3 months ago

Scenery: 3
Views: 3.5
Difficulty: 3
Crowds: 3
Shade: 3

My 1-5 Rating Scale Comparisons for above:
5 for Scenery; Mcway Falls Julia Pfeiffer Burns SP
4.5 for Scenery: Berry Creek Falls Big Basin State Park
4 for Scenery: Steep Ravine Trail

5 for Views: Nimitz Trail Tilden Park
5 for Views: Ridge Trail San Bruno Mtn Park
4.5 for Views Montara Mtn Summit San Pedro County Park
4 for Views Rancho Canada Del Oro Bald Peaks trail

5 for Difficulty: Junipero Serra Peak
4 for Difficulty: Mount El Sombroso Loop Trail

4 months ago

Easy trail, nothing spectacular. You end up next to the 280 which is not nice, but then again you get a great view of the bay on the other side.

It’s great as a an off-road running track though.

5 months ago

Great trail and nice workout. Edgewood features some really nice views, a variety of types of terrain and easy alternative paths in case you want to adjust your hike for ease/more tree cover. Definitely wear sunblock and bring a bottle of water as it can be on the warm side during the summer. Also note that there is a good amount of poison oak to the sides of the trail. Nothing to worry about but be aware. There is a nice parking lot, water filling station and a cute education center at the entrance to the trail too.

5 months ago

It’s a beautiful trail, loved it.

6 months ago

it's an easy trail but it's all open ground, so on a moderately hot day, it can get sweaty and tiring if you are not used to going outdoors in hot summer.

trail running
8 months ago

Some of the trails are a bit steep in places but totally worth it. Where else will you get OXYGEN near a city like this? And the sound of birds!

8 months ago

Good backyard hiking! Despite the short distance, it has a nice incline to challenge you to a second a
nd third round!

9 months ago

Great awesome marked trail. Lots of choices and views.

9 months ago

You can hear cars for some of it. Doesn’t feel like you’re truly away in nature. Good for those that live close by and just want a quick hike.

9 months ago

For a compact area, the trails in Edgewood Preserve feel well laid out. It's scenic, with a mixture of covered and open spaces.

The two reasons for the low rating is that 1) it's heavily trafficked and 2) you almost always can hear car noise. This is specially pronounced on the parts of the reserve bordering Edgewood Road and highway 280.

Monday, December 25, 2017

Very beautiful place first time here, yes in Christmas Day lol! And they have a lot of information about the the trails and area.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Nice walk up.. a little sparse vegetation at the top... On way down, took the station wagon route which was a little steep.. convenient location

Monday, November 13, 2017

Sunday, November 05, 2017

Great hike any day of the week!!

Saturday, October 07, 2017

Good initial elevation gain, some good scenic views. Good for a one to two hour hike.

trail running
Friday, September 15, 2017

Nice, equal variations in elevation, tree coverage, and views.

Monday, June 26, 2017

This is a easy hike that is good for a hot day since it is mostly covered.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Had a fun hike.

Saturday, June 03, 2017

Very nice hike with great scenery

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Great Trail to enjoy nature while walking and getting your cardio going. There's different trails to choose from but it's a great trail to begin your day before getting to work. I suggest getting there between 5-530 am to be done by 7-730am

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

I love it. Good way to start your day

Monday, April 24, 2017

Easy hike after the initial uphill hike but then you are rewarded with great views.

Sunday, April 09, 2017


Sunday, March 12, 2017

Monday, January 16, 2017

Went on a Sunday and the parking lot was full. A well covered area for the first half and open views for the second half. Still muddy after the big storm but a ranger was present and warned people about certain trails that were washed out.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Good hike

Monday, October 10, 2016

It was a nice experience walking through the different trials. I saw deer and a small rattle snake too.

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