Stanford Dish Loop Trail

MODERATE 251 reviews

Stanford Dish Loop Trail is a 3.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Stanford, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
3.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
574 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

views

wild flowers

wildlife

no dogs

The Stanford Dish loop is a popular route for Stanford University students as well as Silicon Valley professionals. The area is named after the large radio telescope that can not be missed. Its steep paved trail is suitable for running, walking, and hiking. Bicycles are not allowed. Opening hours vary depending on the month of the year: January 6:30 AM-5:30 PM February 6:30 AM-6 PM March 6 AM-6:30 PM April 6 AM-8 PM May 6 AM-8 PM June 6 AM-8 PM July 6 AM-8 PM August 6 AM-8 PM September 6:30 AM-7:30 PM October 6:30 AM-6:30 PM November 6:30 AM-5:30 PM December 6:30 AM-5:30 PM

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trail running
10 days ago

Awesome trails for hill workout.

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Memorable!!

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26 days ago

Note that there are no restrooms near this trail! It is perfectly challenging with many hills but still relaxing.

Note that there are no restrooms near this trail! It is perfectly challenging with many hills but still relaxing.

hiking
26 days ago

Note that there are no restrooms near this trail! It is perfectly challenging with many hills but still relaxing.

hiking
28 days ago

hiking
28 days ago