Iron Horse Regional Trail

EASY 20 reviews

Iron Horse Regional Trail is a 27.8 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Dublin, California that features a river 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 but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
27.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
541 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Point to Point

dogs on leash

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

rails trails

road biking

trail running

walking

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

9 days ago

Good number of trees from San Ramon to Alamo

1 month ago

Bike riders do not warn when passing!

2 months ago

road biking
2 months ago

Perfect for a long bike ride. Being point to point, I would suggest using BART if you plan to do the whole trail. You can do a shorter version of the Iron Horse trail by riding (or running) from the Dublin station to the Pleasant Hill station; it's about 18-19 miles. If you want to do the whole thing, you can bike 3 miles southeast from the Dublin station to the start of the trail. At the end of the trail, the Concord station is about 2 miles away. That's what I ended up doing.

The trail is well marked, although I did miss the turn after Monument Blvd. in Pleasant Hill and continued going straight on another bike path. There is heavy foot traffic in Danville and moderate to the north and south. The first couple of miles in Pleasanton and the last few miles in Concord have very light foot traffic.

I requested an edit to remove hiking and mountain biking from the trail activities. If you want to do that, go to nearby Las Trampas Wilderness. :)

3 months ago

walking
3 months ago

7 months ago

road biking
9 months ago

Not a place to hike but a pretty good paved path to ride. It hooks into the canal trail in Concord. If you combine it with the Canal trail and Crow Canyon and Norris Canyon roads its a very nice ride

mountain biking
11 months ago

Black top walkway called a trail.

11 months ago

Saturday, June 11, 2016

This is a paved suburban walkway, even though they call it a trail. I walk it all the time, but it's not a "hiking trail." Bring your stroller.

walking
Sunday, May 15, 2016

Saturday, March 05, 2016

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Monday, February 15, 2016

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

road biking
Sunday, September 20, 2015

Excellent

walking
Sunday, August 09, 2015

walking
Monday, July 14, 2014

This trail is a paved trail that runs from Pleasanton, through Dublin, through San Ramon, into Walnut Creek, ending in Concord. It is not used primarily for hiking...you walk, run, skate, or bike this trail. It's a good trail for getting some exercise and walking the dog or stroller. No need for hiking shoes or sticks. It's a city trail. There is not a river that runs through it. San Ramon Creek runs parallel to parts of it. It crosses many busy roads and you'll have to wait for traffic lights to turn green. I live 2 blocks from this trail and I'm very thankful for it, but the AllTrails Overview is very misleading.