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Ralston Avenue Bike Trail is a 2.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Redwood City, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, running, and road biking.

Length 2.7 mi Elevation gain 314 ft Route type Out & Back

Kid friendly

Road biking

Walking

Running

Paved

Views

Wild flowers

Wildlife

No dogs

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This is a paved bicycle, hiking and jogging trail connecting the community of Belmont with the Crystal Springs Trail. It extends from Ralston Avenue interchange with Highway 92 over I-280, across Canada Road to the Crystal Springs Trail.

Parking on the side on La Canada Rd.

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Reviews (25)
Photos (12)
Recordings (30)
Completed (49)
Lainey S
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Mountain biking

Play down, pay up ride. Get your legs ready!

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Super D and 3 boys
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Hiking

Not dog friendly. I’m not sure why the app says it is dog friendly, because there is a big sign at the trailhead saying No Dogs. Very disappointing after hiking to get there.

Jon Shapiro
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Road biking

This path is OPEN from Ralston all the way across to Canada Road (as of 5/17/2020), despite what the headline says above. That includes the pedestrian/bike bridge over the freeway. There is a fence at the Ralston entrance that blocks half of the trail that says 'authorized vehicles only', but that is just to prevent cars from entering the first half of the trail where it is wide enough for them to fit.

Matt R
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Road biking
First to Review

The starting point for the track is back a driveway. It didn't seem like a legit place to park, but I didn't see any sign saying you couldn't. And there was another car there when I returned. So I guess it's ok. But the proper staging area is right off the highway exit. I took a picture of the correct starting point. It's a play down and pay up kinda bike ride. I would prefer the opposite, but the path was very smooth and there were a lot of bikers out on it. I saw a lot of people biking along Cañada Road too if you want to keep going when you reach the bottom.

Yevgeniy Golovko
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Atsushi Morimura
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Hiking
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Loxo Reclusa
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Loxo Reclusa
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Richa Sethi
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Hiking
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Hiking
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Mandy Wu
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Hiking
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Hiking
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Loxo Reclusa
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David Richardson
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Hiking
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Anthony Anthony Baldoza
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Hiking
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Philippe G.
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Hiking
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kkepler100 .
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Hiking
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Yevgeniy Golovko
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David Richardson
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Hiking
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Jakob Gaard
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Hiking
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Daniel Jhin Yoo
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Hiking
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Jeff Missing
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Hiking
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Laura Torres
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Hiking
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Sam Richter
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Road biking
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Marc Besman
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