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TRAILS IN ALPHA ORDER: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Alamo Creek Trail

  • The Alamo Creek Trail begins behind Dougherty Station Community Center and Diablo Valley College and ends near Piccadilly Square Park. In addition, the trail has multiple trailhead access points throughout the many residential areas this trail weaves through. The majority of the trail is concrete and eventually becomes an earthen trail starting east of Japonica Way. The Alamo Creek Trail is great for bike rides, walking, and running.

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Basswood Trail

  • Near Bark & Ride and Rose Garden Trail
  • Gravel

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Bollinger Canyon Road Trail

  • Near Bollinger Canyon Rd at Dougherty Rd
  • Concrete & Sidewalk

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Coyote Canyon Trail

  • Near Dougherty Valley Ridge Trail and Cross Valley Trail
  • Earthen

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Cross Valley Trail

  • The Cross Valley Trail connects Tareyton Avenue and Del Mar Drive. The trail is flat, paved and fully ADA accessible. The trail is accessible from Tareyton Avenue, Broadmoor Drive, the Iron Horse Trail and Del Mar Drive. The San Ramon Cross Valley Trail is a great beginner trail for walking, running or riding bikes. The Del Mar Dog Park is located adjacent to the trail head located on Del Mar Drive.

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Dougherty Valley Ridge Trail

  • Near Quail Run Trail and Bollinger Canyon Rd
  • Earthen

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East Alamo Creek Trail

  • Near East Branch
  • Concrete & Sidewalk

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Hidden Valley Ridge Trail

  • The trail begins just west of Hidden Valley Park on Albion Road across the street from Hidden Hills Elementary School. The trail heads west on an earthen trail consisting of a mix of grass and dirt. Hikers will enjoy a nice stroll in the rolling hills with slight to moderate increases and decreases in elevation. At Ivy Hill Way, the trail will head north consisting of a wide gravel path. There are multiple locations to gain access to the trail along Ivy Hill Way. The path will then run along the edge of the neighborhood before meeting up with the Alamo Creek Trail which will lead you to the top of the ridge. Once at the top you can go north (left) and connect with the Tassajara Ridge Trail or go south (right) and see sweeping views of the Dougherty Valley. For a looped hike, continue to the water tower and follow  the asphalt road back down to Ivy Hill Way where you can make your way back to the trail head on Albion Road. Parts of the trail are located in the Windemere Ranch Preserve and is a cattle grazing area. The Hidden Valley Ridge Trail is suitable for walkers, runners, and cyclists.

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Iron Horse Trail

  • The Iron Horse Trail extends 4.24 miles through the length of San Ramon as part of East Bay Regional Park District’s Iron Horse Regional Trail (running from Pleasanton to Concord). The trail is flat, paved and wheelchair accessible. The trail is reachable from many points throughout San Ramon. Overall, the trail corridor connects residential and commercial areas, schools, public transportation, regional trails and community facilities. Opportunities to view the valley ridge line and landscape features like Mt. Diablo create a pleasant trail experience. The Iron Horse Trail is great for walking, running, biking, and open to equestrians and dogs on leash.

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Jack Rabbit Ridge Trail

  • Near Dougherty Valley Ridge Trail
  • Earthen

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Lilac Ridge Trail

  • Near Coyote Creek Elementary
  • Earthen

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Live Oak Trail

  • Near Limerick Park
  • Earthen & Concrete

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Monarch Loop Trail

  • The trail begins on Japonica Way just east of Waterlily Way heading north on a paved path before turning to an earthen trail consisting of a mix of grass and gravel.  Hikers will enjoy a nice stroll in the rolling hills with slight to moderate increases and decreases in elevation.  The trail will take you along the edge of Valley View Park before making a significant decent to a paved path running along the edge of the neighborhood.  The trail will also take hikers to Monarch Park.  Lucky hikers will be treated to jack rabbits along the hillsides, ground squirrels scurrying along the paths and a plethora of birds along the trail.  The trail is suitable for walker, runners and cyclist.

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Monarch Ridge Trail

  • Monarch Ridge Trail begins just off of the intersection of North Monarch Road and Feathermint Drive will lead you to Hidden Crest Park. Hike north on this easy trail adjacent to a quiet housing development. This meandering, earthen trail winds along the hillside and wildlife including squirrels, jackrabbits, and cows may be seen along the way.  Views of the nearby hills, valleys and a few vistas complete the viewable scenery. The elevation changes mostly at the beginning and end of the trail, with a fairly flat trek otherwise. The trail also connects with the Star Jasmine Trail that will take you to Hidden Crest Park. This trail is best for walking, running, cycling.

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Old Ranch Trail

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Quail Run Trail

  • Near Rancho San Ramon
  • Earthen & Concrete

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Rolling Hills Trail

  • The trail begins on Bollinger Canyon Road behind Windemere Ranch Middle School. Travel south east on this moderate trail with beautiful views behind Six Pillars Park and towards the Tassajara Ridge Trail. Views include the rolling hills of the valley, Camp Parks and various wildlife including jack rabbits. The trail alternates between paved and earthen trail consisting of a mix of grass and dirt with slight to moderate increases and decreases in elevation. There are various access points throughout the trail within the neighborhoods at Stonehenge Way and Holbron Way. The Rolling Hills Trail is suitable for walking, running and cycling.

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Star Jasmine Trail

  • The trail head is across the street from Hidden Crest Park and is an earthen trail that follows at the base of the hills. The trail connects with Monarch Ridge Trail and is suitable for walking, running and cycling.

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Summit View Trail

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Sycamore Grove Trail

  • Near San Ramon Sports Park
  • Paved

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Tassajara Ridge Trail

  • The Tassajara Ridge Trail is an earthen trail beginning at the Tassajara Ridge Staging Area with an additional trailhead located on Longleaf Circle.  The trail features rolling hills and overlooks that provide an excellent view of San Ramon, Dublin, and Danville. On clear days, you'll also catch a perfect view of Mt. Diablo. The best time of year to explore this trail is during the spring and early summer when the hills are a luscious green, the wildflowers are in full bloom, and cows can be found grazing along the paths.  Hikers may encounter cows, mountain bikers and equestrians. 

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West Alamo Creek Trail

  • Begins on Old Dougherty Road and Ivy Leaf Springs Road near Quail Run Elementary School and continues along a paved path running parallel to Lucy Lane leading to Bollinger Canyon Road  Hikers will cross Bollinger Canyon Road and head west to the trail marker leading up to Coyote Creek Elementary School.  The trail continues along Lilac Ridge Way until turning right just past Laurelspur Loop onto a gravel path heading north towards Crow Canyon Road. The trail is a blend of mostly sidewalks and paved paths meandering through the western edge of Dougherty Valley consisting mostly flat ground until crossing Bollinger Canyon Road and proceeding uphill along the edge of Coyote Creek Elementary School.  The trail provides an excellent vantage point of viewing the Dougherty Valley.  Suitable for walkers, runners, cyclist and strollers.

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Windemere Ridge Trail

  • The Windemere Ridge Trail begins across the street from the Windemere Ranch Middle School on East Branch Parkway near Bollinger Canyon Road. The trail is concrete, and is a cattle grazing area. After an initial steep incline the trail follows along the rolling hills of the Dougherty area with beautiful views of the valley. The Windemere Ridge Trail is great for bike rides, walking, and running.