Explore the East Bay by Bicycle!

The East Bay part of the San Francisco Bay area offers recreational cyclists a wide choice of routes with a variety of spectacular scenery and challenging terrain. Ranging from the roads along the Carquinez Strait in the north to Fremont in the south, and as far a Brentwood and Livermore in the east and San Francisco Bay in the west, the East Bay has abundant route choices for cyclists of all levels. Carefully planned ride descriptions, route directions, maps, and elevation profiles are provided to help preview each ride.
  • Ride along the spectacular Carquinez Scenic Drive.
  • Explore the San Francisco Bay wetlands in Coyote Hills Regional Park.
  • Experience the remoteness of Mines Road in Livermore.
  • Challenge yourself with a long ride completely around Mount Diablo.
  • Test out your mountain bike skills along the many trails of the East Bay Regional Park System.
  • Experience the eerie feeling of riding through the windmills of Altamont Pass in Livermore.
  • Get your heart pounding as you climb the many roads through the scenic Berkeley Hills.
This second edition of East Bay Bike Trails includes 31 separate ride routes, many of them totally new or modified from rides previously presented in the first edition. Mountain biking is covered too, with 7 rides in some of the best places for trail riding in the East Bay. The routes selected will satisfy cyclists of all abilities, as the distances range from 5 miles to 50 miles and the terrain from completely flat to very hilly.

Get on your bike and experience the many adventures
available to you in the East Bay!

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