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Contra Costa Canal Trail

3215 Willow Pass Rd, Concord, CA 94519-2314
+1 510-733-6991
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Reasonable safe paved trail for walking, jogging or biking.

I run on the Walnut Ave to Treat Blvd portion of the CC Canal Trail and with only a few exceptions... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Concord, California
Perfect walk for all ages and conditions.

There are lots of duck families in the canal and beautiful backyard gardens that are alongside the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sandra H
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  • Average7%
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“pleasant hill” (10 reviews)
“walnut creek” (9 reviews)
“the east bay” (3 reviews)
3215 Willow Pass Rd, Concord, CA 94519-2314
+1 510-733-6991
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I run on the Walnut Ave to Treat Blvd portion of the CC Canal Trail and with only a few exceptions, it's a safe well paved place for all the activities listed in my title. The exceptions being, there are some trees that drop nasty...More

Thank lvinci
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are lots of duck families in the canal and beautiful backyard gardens that are alongside the trail. There aren't many inclines, one of my requirements!

Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice trail for biking ,running or walking with your dog. Usually very clean but due to hot summer paved road has big cracks visible. Hopefully they will be repaired.

Thank Dinesh S
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

I visit Walnut Creek regularly to do consulting work at the DOE Joint Genome Institute. Invariably they put me up at the Marriott Hotel and I've found that the perfect way to get my day started is an early 3.4 walk that mainly follows this...More

Thank Jeffrey D
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Flat but interstitial trail running through the central county past down town Walnut Creek. Fun! Also good for walking. Easy access to pleasant hill and Walnut Creek Bart stations.

Thank 507hilleryt
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Every city should have a great network of trails. In the East Bay, the Contra Costa Canal Trail links with various other trails. It results in hiking and biking paths that take you for miles through various towns and areas. The bikes probably travel too...More

Thank YayaShare
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I always enjoy the Contra Costa Canal Trail. I ride my bike along it many times a month. What is nice is that it is paved and well maintained and isolated from traffic, except for street crossings which are not very often.

Thank Karl S
Reviewed 2 November 2016

What a great place to walk. It seems really safe as many other people are sharing the trail with you. Biking can take you all around the valley, from flat to fairly steep trails. The view is beautiful at the top of the trail. Definitely...More

Thank shirleygirl1282
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

the trail is miles long, through quiet neighborhoods and peaceful country side. one can ride and ride as the trail is perfectly flat!

Thank saolsen11
Reviewed 27 August 2016

This is an asphalt walk behind people's back yards along an irrigation ditch. It's fine if you want to bicycle somewhere. But I wouldn't waste the time considering it a tourist attraction.

3  Thank Andrew S
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