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Best trails in Pleasanton

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Looking for a great trail near Pleasanton, California? AllTrails has 27 great hiking trails, trail 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 Castle Rock State Park or Mount Diablo State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Rancho San Antonio County Park or Huddart Park. Ready for some activity? There are 21 moderate trails in Pleasanton ranging from 1.3 to 16.3 miles and from 370 to 1,712 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 Pleasanton
Top trails (27)
#1 - Courdet, Ridgeline, Shady Creek, North Ridge, Cowing, Sinbad Creek, Ridgeline, Courdet Trails Loop
Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park
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Length: 12.6 mi • Est. 6 h 27 m
Trail Highlights: The Castleridge Trailhead opened in March, 2018, greatly increasing accessibility to the northern end of the park. This route utilizes this convenient, new access point, however it dShow more
#2 - Water Slide, Levee, South Arroyo, North Arroyo, Levee, Water Slide Trails
Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 12 m
As of July 2020 the swim area, boat ramp, parking area, main entrance at Stanley Blvd. (Walk-In Access Only) are closed due to COVID-19. The trail itself is open, and visitors can walk or bike here. PShow more
#3 - Courdet Trail from Castleridge Trailhead
Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 2 h 14 m
A very scenic trail up the Pleasanton Ridge. Well developed trail predominately through trees after early open grasslands. Many additional trails at top of ridge to explore. No water.Show more
#4 - Courdet Trail and Schuhart Trail
Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 2 h 51 m
Courdet Trail and Schuhart Trail is a 5.2 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Pleasanton, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offersShow more
#5 - The Preserve Trail
Pleasanton, California
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 41 m
The Preserve Trail is a 1.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Pleasanton, California that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walkingShow more
#6 - Valley View Trail to Blue Oak Trail Loop
Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h 14 m
Valley View Trail to Blue Oak Trail Loop is a 4.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Pleasanton, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offShow more
#7 - Old Finley Road, Highland Ridge, Black Hills and Sulphur Springs Loop
Morgan Territory Regional Preserve
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Length: 7.4 mi • Est. 3 h 46 m
Old Finley Road, Highland Ridge, Black Hills and Sulphur Springs Loop is a 7.4 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Pleasanton, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rateShow more
#8 - Chaparral Trail via Golden Eagle Trail
Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 34 m
Chaparral Trail via Golden Eagle Trail is a 2.8 mile out and back trail located near Pleasanton, California that features beautiful wild flowers. The trail is rated as moderate and offers a number of Show more
#9 - Courdet, Schuhart, Bay Leaf, Shady Creek, Ridgeline Loop
Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 3 h 49 m
Courdet, Schuhart, Bay Leaf, Shady Creek, Ridgeline Loop is a 7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Pleasanton, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate.Show more
#10 - Shady Creek Trail to Ridgeline Trail Loop
Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park
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Length: 8.6 mi • Est. 4 h 53 m
Shady Creek Trail to Ridgeline Trail Loop is a 8.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Pleasanton, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail Show more
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