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Best Trails in Oakland

French Trail Loop

Canyon, CA

French Trail Loop is a 7.8 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Canyon, CA that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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Shepherd Canyon Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

It was a nice day but the hike did not match the description. It was a paved path the entire way along side a busy road. We did not see a stream. Nice trees and cool houses as well. More like a neighborhood community walkway than a hike.

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Lake Merritt
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7 Completed 7 Reviews

What can I say, it's the lake. When I go to the lake I spend most of my time in the botanical garden. It's a awesome hidden gem that many don't seem to know about.

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Joaquin Miller Park
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7 Completed 7 Reviews

Great done this hike a few times, easy with plenty of trees.

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Redwood Regional Park Loop
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22 Completed 21 Reviews

Really enjoy this section, lots of side trails to explore too

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Lake Temescal Loop Trail
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22 Completed 21 Reviews

Relaxing walk with water and forest, well set up for families and options to lengthen walk too

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Skyline Gate Staging Area
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22 Completed 21 Reviews

Another neat trail for when it's hot out

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Lake Merritt
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22 Completed 21 Reviews

Not my typical place to go but great to have this space right in town.

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Joaquin Miller Park
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22 Completed 21 Reviews

Narrow trail in the bush, feels like your away from it all

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Bay Area Ridge Trail
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22 Completed 21 Reviews

Stunning with all the wild flowers out

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Joaquin Miller Park
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Got lost but still beautiful. Lots of bikers though