Golden Spike, Bridle Trail, Chown Trail, Montinero Trail Loop

MODERATE 2 reviews
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Golden Spike, Bridle Trail, Chown Trail, Montinero Trail Loop is a 7.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Oakland, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
7.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1528 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

hiking
17 days ago

We made a small wrong turn and it ended up being an 11 mile hike.
Overall very pretty and nicely shaded. Blue jays, lizards, flowers, and horses at the end of the Golden Spike trail.
Water refill and bathrooms in the middle of the hike was VERY helpful since it was so long. Nice to have done it!