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Best trails in Clayton

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Looking for a great trail near Clayton, California? AllTrails has 57 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Mount Diablo State Park or Angel Island State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Claremont Canyon Regional Preserve or San Pedro Valley County Park. Ready for some activity? There are 30 moderate trails in Clayton ranging from 1.9 to 13.3 miles and from 252 to 3,825 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Clayton
Top trails (57)
#1 - Donner Creek Loop Trail
Mount Diablo State Park
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Length: 5.1 mi • Est. 2 h 50 m
Beautiful hike along creek, multiple cascades, mountain views. This loop trail is a great short hike that allows you to escape into the wilderness for a few hours. Donner Creek Falls consists of a seShow more
#2 - Waterfalls of Mount Diablo Loop
Mount Diablo State Park
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Length: 7.9 mi • Est. 4 h 20 m
Note: This hike has two starting points. This route follows the trail's alternative trailhead off of Mitchell Canyon Road. The main trailhead begins at the end of Regency Drive and Mountaire Parkway. Show more
#3 - Mount Diablo Grand Loop Trail
Mount Diablo State Park
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Length: 6.8 mi • Est. 3 h 58 m
The Grand Loop offers a bird's-eye view of the Bay Area, and sometimes glimpses far beyond, of the Farallon Islands, Mount Lassen, the Sierra Nevada, and the Santa Cruz Mountains. It's also a a hotspoShow more
#4 - Mitchell Creek to Diablo Summit
Mount Diablo State Park
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Length: 13.1 mi • Est. 7 h 42 m
This is a difficult yet rewarding hike to the summit of Mt. Diablo. Be prepared for lots of elevation change and hot temperatures. Begin at the Mitchell Canyon Staging Area and take Mitchell Canyon TShow more
#5 - Eagle Peak Loop
Mount Diablo State Park
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Length: 7.6 mi • Est. 4 h 33 m
The lush greenery of Mitchell Canyon leads to an invigorating climb to Eagle Peak (2,369'), a favorite of local hikers. Everybody loves to visit the summit of Mount Diablo, but many seasoned San FraShow more
#6 - Juniper Trail
Mount Diablo State Park
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 1 h 15 m
To prevent the spread of COVID-19 there is currently no vehicle access to this trail or others in the park. See here for more info: https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=30355Show more
#7 - Back Canyon
Mount Diablo State Park
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Length: 5.9 mi • Est. 3 h 12 m
To prevent the spread of COVID-19 there is currently no vehicle access to this trail or others in the park. See here for more info: https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=30355Show more
#8 - Mount Diablo Summit via Mitchell Canyon Loop
Mount Diablo State Park
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Length: 13 mi • Est. 7 h 49 m
To prevent the spread of COVID-19 there is currently no vehicle access to this trail or others in the park. See here for more info: https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=30355Show more
#9 - Mitchell Canyon Road to Eagle Peak
Mount Diablo State Park
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Length: 7.4 mi • Est. 4 h 26 m
To prevent the spread of COVID-19 there is currently no vehicle access to this trail or others in the park. See here for more info: https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=30355Show more
#10 - Juniper and Summit Trail Loop
Mount Diablo State Park
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 2 h 10 m
To prevent the spread of COVID-19 there is currently no vehicle access to this trail or others in the park. See here for more info: https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=30355Show more
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