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Joaquin Miller Park
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21 Completed 5 Reviews

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

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Leona Canyon Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

awesome short trail with an awesome stream running through it!!

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Leona Canyon Trail
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11 Completed 4 Reviews

Was a great little hike.. went right after it rained so everything was still wet an fresh.. Had a few benches to stop eat a snack an take in the beautiful views..

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Leona Canyon Trail
by Allyson Rowe

14 Completed 7 Reviews

I parked for free in the lot next to the apartments and started my hike from there. It was a short and mostly shady trail that was good for my dog and me. We took the Artemisia trail to the top for a steeper incline and enjoyed the view while we rested. Although dogs are allowed off-leash watch out for poison oak on both sides of the trail.

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Leona Canyon Trail
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18 Completed 4 Reviews

This review is for Artemisia Trail to Leona Canyon Trail - a steep out and back that is approximately 1.2 miles, tucked away in a suburb just off of Skyline Boulevard. Artemisia Trail is part of the Leona Canyon Open Preserve network of trails, which also includes Leona Canyon Trail running the length of the entire canyon, and Pyrite Trail, a tributary trail like Artemisia with steeps descents/ascents from the canyon's ridge.

From a small entrance off Lexford Place, Artemisia follows a semi-rocky descent through enchanting shaded-groves. Even at just over a mile, Artemisia Trail gets steep quickly, and in turn, makes for a helluva trek back up - ideal for some effective after-work exercise. Not necessarily for beginners however, so come prepared with proper shoes and plenty of water. A true hidden gem right in Oakland's back-yard!

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Shore Trail Loop
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

This a real pretty trail that's very easy. There are public restrooms and free parking just outside the entrance.

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Leona Canyon Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

This trail was an easy, family-friendly trail. The trail runs along a creek that my dog and kids enjoyed exploring. There is lots of shady spots and some benches along the way. We started at the apartment side where the parking is free. The only difficult part was the uphill climb as you get close to the Meritt college side. There is no water or restroom facilities along the way. Dogs are allowed off-leash.

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Joaquin Miller Park
by Sam Goodwin

2 Completed 1 Reviews

I trail run here all the time! One of my favorite spots in the East Bay. The tree canopies provide great shade on hot days. The view of the entire Bay is breath taking at all times of the day- but especially at sunset. This place is filled with hundreds of people hiking, mountain biking, dog walking, trail running--but you can always find a place to be alone if you want solitude. The Redwoods are gorgeous but sometimes the roots sticking out of the ground and huge embedded rocks can provide for a scary and rigorous bike ride or a gnarly ankle twist if you aren't careful. Regardless, this is a great family place. Everyone is so nice :)

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Joaquin Miller Park
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Great trail. I went on an adventure with my trek 3500 and it was super fun. Nice bike trails and beautiful views. You can explore views in different areas but some are a little challenge to get to. Today was my first time on this trail and it rocked.

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Around Redwood Regional Park
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12 Completed 1 Reviews

Cool spot

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