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MacDonald Trail

MODERATE 50 reviews
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MacDonald Trail is a 5.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Oakland, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

Distance: 5.2 miles Elevation Gain: 938 feet Route Type: Out & Back

hiking

nature trips

walking

bird watching

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forest

views

wildlife

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11 days ago

Nice, wide trail. Shaded from Redwood Rd to the top of the mountain. Lots of nature oaks and views of tree-laden hillsides.

hiking
2 months ago

Went In the early morning in August—was cloudy and foggy. A few great vistas, some wildlife and a few epic trees.

hiking
no shade
3 months ago

good for a quick run or afternoon walk.

Beautiful day off 'The Trail'! It was great to get the packs on and stretch out the legs while we wait for the snow to melt!

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5 months ago

recorded MacDonald Trail

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muddy
8 months ago

A perfect day for a great hike, weather cannot be better, fresh, crisp and clear, go and enjoy! This was actually starting from Golden Rod, connecting with Brandon, then Cotton Tail, Mcdonald, and ending on Skyline

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9 days ago

recorded McD-Z

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30 days ago

recorded Grass Valley - X

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1 month ago

recorded Golden Rod - X

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1 month ago

recorded McD-y

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2 months ago

recorded McD-X

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2 months ago

recorded Recording - Jul 19, 15:33

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