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Contra Costa Canal Trail

My husband and I love to hike. The Contra Costa Canal trail is nice and safe. We can walk for... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Concord, California
Greatest walking trail in the east bay.

The trial is pleasantly shady and sometimes sunny but always an easy walk or bike ride. My dog... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Concord, California
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3215 Willow Pass Rd, Concord, CA 94519-2314
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

My husband and I love to hike. The Contra Costa Canal trail is nice and safe. We can walk for miles. We park the car at Heather Farm Park and walk towards the trail. We recommend it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 509carmen
Reviewed November 6, 2018

The trial is pleasantly shady and sometimes sunny but always an easy walk or bike ride. My dog loves it. All dogs must be leashed of course.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank HappyMama20182018
Reviewed September 18, 2018

The canal trails, there are a few, are great places to walk yourself, with a friend, run, hike, walk with a baby in a stroller or with a dog. The scenery in each one is different. Walking down the trail takes you away from the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Twinoakmom
Reviewed September 16, 2018

This is a wonderful trail for walking or bicycling. It wraps around the entire area of Concord, Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill and Martinez. Also connects to the Iron Horse Trail that heads south into Walnut Creek and down south. There is now also a connection...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ron L
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Love to go for my bike ride on this quiet trail. Quiet and away from streets with pleasant views to enhance your ride.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank judysieh
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I love running this trail. It's quiet, most people are friendly, and there are so many options to avoid repetitiveness. It meets up with the iron horse if you really want to push the mileage.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jaynapavlin
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

If you like to walk in a quiet trail, do that in a week day mid morning. The beginning of May was not too hot and the walk was peaceful. You have to watch out for doggie poops though because of unconsiderate dog walkers who...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mymelody28
Reviewed June 18, 2018

The canal is great place to bike, just watch out for dogs and walkers. Much safer than the street these days.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Q7070CFjosephs
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Easy walk with a few small gentle inclines and decent scenery. It follows the canal which adds a little scenery to the walk it ride.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Gavin W
Reviewed February 16, 2018

I used to live 8 blocks from one of the entrances to this trail. The path can take you to many places around the East Bay. Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill, Danville and more can be reached on this trail.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank MikeyBoy1951
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