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San Francisco Bay Trail: Emeryville to Berkeley

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Berkeley, California

San Francisco Bay Trail: Emeryville to Berkeley is a 9.8 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Berkeley, California that offers scenic views. The trail is good for all skill levels and offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 9.8 miles Elevation Gain: 108 feet Route Type: Point to Point

dogs on leash

wheelchair friendly

stroller friendly

mountain biking

road biking


bird watching


partially paved


road biking
9 months ago

Sun Dec 30 2018

Great views of the bridges and marina. Clean bathroom.

Sat Sep 08 2018

In between highway and great coastal views. Can get very windy at times.

Mon Dec 25 2017

The trail hugs the coast which is nice but so does the freeway. You’re not gettin away from it all on this run but the bay views are great.

Mon Mar 13 2017

Follows directly next to the freeway.

road biking
Sun Jan 22 2017

Great for biking. There are lots of additional trails that you can do along this trail - Aquatic Park, Berkeley Marina / Cesar Chavez Park, Albany Bulb, and Point Isabel (no bikes allowed). I parked in the little public shore lot beside Chevy's. There was a lot of broken glass on the lot, so be careful. The SF bay trail breaks up around Golden Gate Fields. You have to go around it to the west. The parking lot was flooded close to the Albany bulb from all the recent storms and I had to walk my bike over the beach to get around it. The Richmond Marina was really nice. Near the end of the trail is the Rosie the Riveter museum and WWII-era Ford Assembly Plant. There is also a bus stop there. If you don't want to do a 20 mile round trip, you can probably use public transportation to get back to Emeryville.

Wed Oct 19 2016

beautiful views the entire way!! the whole path is paved, so not really 'trail running' but I didn't see a better option.

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road biking
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