Lake Chabot via East Shore Trail

EASY 27 reviews
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Lake Chabot via East Shore Trail is a 3.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Castro Valley, California that offers scenic views 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
3.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
236 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

mountain biking

trail running

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lake

views

A very easy paved path that follows the shoreline of Lake Chabot. It also connects to the West Shore trail for additional length if desired.

2 months ago

Nice Sunday wake up

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4 months ago

Late summer the lake gets a little stagnant and can smell a little.

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9 months ago

This is a very easy trail although marked easy. Usually, easy as marked by AllTrails is moderate and moderate is hard.
It is a paved trail for about 1.5 miles and there's a spectacular view of the lake around for a mile. Then the view turns into marshland for a half mile and through woods the next half mile as you loop around the hill. As we had planned a shorter hike today, we just hiked back out to complete a 4 mile hike. There are trails cutting across to the other side of the hill and we plan to take up those trails on our next visit.

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Sunday, February 21, 2016

We hiked along the lake shore for 9 miles, starting from east shore trail and finishing in west shore. Most part is nicely shaded. The elevation gain is minimum and the length is OK.

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8 months ago

mountain biking
11 months ago

Saturday, April 15, 2017

walking
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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Friday, January 27, 2017

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Saturday, June 18, 2016

Saturday, April 23, 2016

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Sunday, February 28, 2016