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West Ridge - Stream Trail - French Trail
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2 Completed 3 Reviews

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West Ridge - Stream Trail - French Trail
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2 Completed 3 Reviews

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Joaquin Miller Park
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

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Shore Trail Loop
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Lots of goats, on west side of lake. Very fun for kids.

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Lake Merritt
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10 Completed 2 Reviews

Walking around Lake Merritt's shoreline really highlights Oakland's unique escarpment. Names etched into the sidewalk and storm drain outlets mark the spots where open creeks once emptied into the lake, which is really just an estuary. The lake's level fluctuates daily with the tide, breathing fresh life into the ecosystem that depends heavily on that ebb and flow. The improvements made to the southern shore are fantastic, and as the city continues to remove the old culverts the health and beauty of the lake should only get better.

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Goldenrod Trail to Grass Valley
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

It was tedious and involved a lot of horse poo.

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Lake Merritt
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4 Completed 4 Reviews

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Joaquin Miller Park
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4 Completed 4 Reviews

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Leona Canyon Trail
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21 Completed 19 Reviews

Leona trail is a steep decline to the basin of Leona Canyon, where it meets with Artemisia trail. The Artemisia trail is much more gentle and has direct access from a parking lot near an apartment complex. Leona trail has no trail marker at the ridge of the canyon. Me and my friends happened to spot the trail head while driving around the neighborhood off of Skyline Rd. Good hike with interesting foliage, but LOTS OF POISON OAK!

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Joaquin Miller Park
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22 Completed 6 Reviews

Ran a half marathon here amongst the Redwoods and natural canopy. Enjoyable experience.

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