Palos Colorados Trail is a 3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Oakland, California that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 3.0 miles Elevation Gain: 688 feet Route Type: Out & Back

dog friendly

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

walking

bird watching

views

private property
washed out
5 days ago

z,

hiking
1 month ago

pretty but lots of poison oak all along the trail. narrow, so a bit challenging to pass people given social distancing. they should make it one-way.

Hard to find the start of the trail. It begins on Bridgeview (if anyone needs help!). A little busier, but lots of shade and gorgeous views!

hiking
muddy
4 months ago

hiking
9 months ago

Beautiful scenery all along the hike. LOTS OF BIKES...that’s why I only rate it a 3. Trail is pretty busy in the weekend. Rather than starting at the top by Sequoia Bayview Trail, I would recommend starting at the the other end.

hiking
9 months ago

Beautiful and shady with some good climbs and views!

hiking
over grown
rocky
10 months ago

It's a little hard and the trail is very narrow. I wouldn't take kids on this, I took my dogs and they were fine. Really gorgeous waterfalls!

hiking
muddy
Fri Apr 12 2019

TODO

hiking
Sun Dec 30 2018

Beautiful scenery along a somewhat treacherous, narrow trail up the canyon. Hills burgeoned with growths of ivy interspersed with towering redwoods. But this was not a kid-friendly hike, at least in the section between Joaquin Miller Court and Cinderella Creek.

Sat May 05 2018

Love the sound of rushing waters all along this trail in late winter-early spring.

hiking
Wed Mar 14 2018

The waterfalls have been really great the last couple of weeks & I’m excited to go back after this week’s rains — it will be even greener!

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