East Bay Bike Trails
Table of Contents

Explore the East Bay by Bike!...................................................5
Regions of the East Bay.........................................................6
San Francisco East Bay Area.....................................................7
How to Use This Book............................................................8

Northern Region ...............................................................10
1. Lafayette and Happy Valley..................................................11
2. Lafayette Orinda Briones Loop...........................................14
3. San Pablo and Briones Reservoirs Loop.......................................17
4. Pinole and Martinez Loop....................................................21
5. Port Costa Loop.............................................................25
6. Lafayette-Moraga Regional Trail.............................................28
7. Briones Regional Park Mountain Bike.........................................31

Western Region.................................................................35
8. Berkeley and the Oakland Hills..............................................36
9. Around Lake Chabot Regional Park............................................39
10. Around Redwood Regional Park...............................................43
11. Tilden and Wildcat Canyon Mountain Bike....................................45
12. Anthony Chabot Regional Park Mountain Bike.................................49
13. Redwood Regional Park Mountain Bike........................................52

Central Region.................................................................55
14. Contra Costa Canal Trail...................................................56
15. Mount Diablo Road Ride.....................................................59
16. Around Mount Diablo........................................................63
17. Blackhawk Loop.............................................................67
18. Brentwood Orchards Loop....................................................71
19. Mount Diablo Wall Point Road.............................................75

Southern Region................................................................78
20. The Windmills of Livermore.................................................79
21. Patterson Pass and Corral Hollow...........................................83
22. Niles Canyon and Palomares Road............................................86
23. Palomares Road and Norris Canyon...........................................89
24. Mines Road of Livermore....................................................93
25. Tour of the Livermore Valley...............................................96
26. Collier Canyon and Camino Tassajara........................................99
27. Pleasanton and Blackhawk Loop.............................................102
28. Alameda Creek Trail and Mission San José..................................106
29. Calaveras Road............................................................110
30. Pleasanton Ridge Mountain Bike............................................114
31. Coyote Hills Mountain Bike................................................118

Appendix......................................................................121
Rides by Ratings..............................................................122
Bicycling Tips................................................................124
About the Author..............................................................127
The Bay Area Bike Trails Series...............................................128

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