Redwood Regional Dunn Loop Trail

MODERATE 125 reviews
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Redwood Regional Dunn Loop Trail is a 3.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Oakland, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. 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
3.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
515 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

A cycling circuit that explores the Redwood Regional Park Area

2 months ago

Lovely hike. The only issue we had was that the “loop” includes more than just Dunn trail. We got off track a couple times thinking we should stay only on Dunn.

hiking
3 months ago

Perfect mix of sun and shade. Note that you have to take Serpentine and Goldenspike trails to get to Dunn if you are starting counterclockwise from the south. No benches or water fountains on the trail.

hiking
5 months ago

Not many people
far away from city
Good work out
Natural

hiking
5 months ago

I'm 6 months pregnant and this was a good workout for me. This is a moderate hike with relatively mild ascends and descends if you tackle it counter clockwise. Lots of shade, beautiful redwoods, and nice views. The only downside were the horse piles near the beginning and end of the trail.

hiking
6 months ago

It is an awesome trail!! Minor issue I encountered was having to maneuver around the horse piles in the middle of the trail

trail running
7 months ago

Great trail with varied scenery and good shade

hiking
7 months ago

hiking
8 months ago

9 months ago

Pretty scenery. lovely woods. great way to share time with friends.

9 months ago

Couple great spots for redwood viewing and great vistas of the bay and hills

10 months ago

Unfortunately due to heavy rain part of this loop was closed but it was still a beautiful hike

11 months ago

It's good exercise up and down the RRP.

11 months ago

Beautiful moderate hike through California oaks, eucalyptus and redwoods!!

hiking
Sunday, January 29, 2017

First time hiking this Dunn Loop. It was a good moderate hike. Lots of people especially after the rains we've had. Lots of dogs....friendly dogs and some bikers.

hiking
Sunday, October 23, 2016

Fairly low traffic, and quite a bit of shade throughout the hike.

hiking
Sunday, October 09, 2016

My favorite oakland park to hike in. Always beautiful always feel refreshed and happy after a visit here. The only downside is a lot of people all the time

hiking
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

I love this park, the redwoods are really beautiful and covered most of the sun while I was there so there was a really cool breeze throughout the whole hike

Friday, August 26, 2016

Loved this. We walked through several scenic views and quite a bit of shaded areas.

hiking
Monday, August 01, 2016

Enjoyed it. If you start to the left, it starts out as a wide path, intermittent shade, pretty gentle turns, lots of dogs off leash. Heading back on the part with the Monteiro Trail and the Golden Spike trail, the path is narrower, steeper, much fewer people, mostly shaded - may want to just turn around at the Dunn/Monteiro intersection and head back if you are looking for an overall easier walk. Didn't see a fee to park at the lot at the Crestmont/Skyline intersection.

hiking
Sunday, July 31, 2016

Nice hike. About 3/4 shaded. Took 1 hour 10 minutes with a couple stops for water. I'd call this easy, not moderate.

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