Empire Mine Road Trail

EASY 14 reviews

Empire Mine Road Trail is a 6.8 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Antioch, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
6.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
406 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dog friendly

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

road biking

trail running

walking

cave

views

wild flowers

This is a paved road closed to traffic. Beautiful scenery, rolling hills and fields with cattle. Lots of prairie dogs entertaining the pedestrians. Bicycles and runners using this stretch as well. If your dog likes to hunt prairie dogs keep them leashed.

walking
9 hours ago

Good walk, would be great to bike.

road biking
4 months ago

Back on bike after a long long time. I got to practice a lot of shifting!

road biking
4 months ago

trail running
6 months ago

Not so much a trail as a closed, paved road, which suited me fine. Perfect for a relatively straightforward run. Went out on a Sunday just after 9:00 and it was pretty desolate out there. Since you are in the middle of nowhere with no one around, bring a friend or other self defense equipment if that might unnerve you. Otherwise it’s pretty scenic and relatively easy. Can access from either end, with the only significant hill at the Mesa Ridge entry area. Would definitely do it again to run. Would not consider it for walking/hiking unless you want something easy and to take pics.

Sunday, August 13, 2017

One of my favorite places for a good workout, beautiful views!

walking
Sunday, December 25, 2016

This is a paved road closed to traffic. Beautiful scenery once passing houses. Rolling hills and fields with happy content cattle younger and older. It's of prairie dogs entertaining pedestrians. Bicycles and runners using this stretch as well. If your dog likes to hunt prairie dogs keep them leashed, there are huge colonies as you can see in hills. Ad they are curios! Enjoy!

walking
Monday, November 14, 2016

Very family friendly. My 2 yr old walked the entire way. Shaded. Pretty flat. Handicap accessible almost the entire time,

road biking
Wednesday, February 17, 2016

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trail running
4 months ago

hiking
7 months ago

mountain biking
9 months ago

mountain biking
11 months ago