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Leisurely stroll with or without your dog

The Iron Horse Trail is a perfectly flat trail running from Dublin to Walnut Creek. You can start... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
San Ramon, California
Good trail to run and walk

I have this trail near my office I use it to get away from after lunch walking and staying fit I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mandeep B
Dublin, California
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This former railroad track is now a "people-friendly" 23-mile long trail for bikers, hikers, in-line skaters, and horseback riders.
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  • Very good41%
  • Average4%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Iron Horse Trail is a perfectly flat trail running from Dublin to Walnut Creek. You can start on the trail anywhere along the route. It takes you right through downtown Danville with it's quaint shops and restaurants. You will encounter many other walkers, bike...More

Thank tano14130831
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have this trail near my office I use it to get away from after lunch walking and staying fit I walk on it fro two to three miles and it is very scenic route nature at it's best if you like running it is...More

Thank Mandeep B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was in town for a couple days as part of a business trip to San Ramon/Dublin area. I wanted to do a short jog in the morning to get the blood flowing. This trail was the perfect way to start off the day. The...More

Thank Shane H
Reviewed 30 May 2017

If you are looking for endless flat trail, this is it. Very nice, scenic, clean and not very crowded. Also very wide. Great for runners trying to train for long distance or for bikers. Friendly for kids and families.

Thank bsbeedg1234
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a paved trail along the old Contra Costa County Southern Pacific right of way stretching for many miles. We routinely walk from Alamo to either Danville or Walnut Creek the take the County Bus back. You can take it much farther than that...More

Thank Garrett D
Reviewed 27 March 2017

What a gorgeous fun trail. I rode bikes in Normandy last year and this reminded me of France! Safe, clean, smooth roads, overhanging trees, and lots of bike riders, walkers, strollers, and families. Can't wait to return with my picnic basket!

2  Thank Ifeelpretty01
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Having lived near many different trails and cities, I will say this is one of my favorite trails so far. Many cities struggle to produce a safe and efficient means for bikes and people to travel alongside the paved roadways. Sidewalks can be dangerous for...More

3  Thank Elij51189
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

If you live near the area this is a great trail to use just to go for an afternoon walk or commute, or a weekend morning jog. There's nothing special about it, it's simply a community bypass. We like to take this trail to go...More

3  Thank 74Lia
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Parts of the trail have recently been re-paved, which is very nice. This is a nice path to walk, run or even bike. There is not a lot of shade, though, so in the heat, it can be too much. Suggest going early on hot...More

2  Thank JesLynx
Reviewed 17 November 2016

The Iron Horse Trail is one of the best trails in the East Bay it runs all the way from Dublin to Alamo it's flat plenty of room to walk bike or run and the many places have a very nice shady areas on a...More

2  Thank frequent1
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Ava J
11 March 2015|
Response from quadform |
Yes, the trail goes to Walnut Creek. Just find out exact location of the trail and some public parking.