Here is a guide to some of the best recreation, trails and hiking areas in and around Walnut Creek, CA and Contra Costa County! If your favorite local hiking area or trail is not yet listed please click on the "new user" link above, register for a free wiki account, learn how to edit on the wiki, then post your hiking trail information here.
Nearby Hiking Trails in Contra Costa County
- Bay Area Ridge Trail. The Bay Area Ridge Trail project is building a multi-use trail on the ridgeline surrounding San Francisco Bay. Contra Costa County segments of the trail that have been completed: Al Zampa Bridge across Carquinez Strait, Crockett Hills Regional Park, Pinole Watershed, Benicia-Martinez Bridge, Martinez City Streets to Carquinez Strait Regional Shoreline, Mt. Wanda, Sobrante Ridge Regional Preserve. See the Trail Tracker - Bay Area Ridge Trail - pdf. New Bay Area Ridge Trail from Hercules to Martinez 30may2010.
- San Francisco Baytrail. This trail completely encircles San Francisco Bay, in most places at or near the shoreline. Trail map for Solano & Contra Costa Counties (pdf).
- Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve Hiking Guide
- Briones Regional Park
- Contra Costa Canal Trail
- Delta Trail Join the Friends of the Delta Trail to help with this trail building project.
- Iron Horse Regional Trail
- John Muir National Historic Site
- Las Trampas Regional Wilderness
- Miller and Knox Regional Shore Line’s Lagoon Area
- Mitchell Canyon Eagle Peak
- Mokelumne Coast to Crest Trail
- Mount Diablo State Park Highest point in Contra Costa County (elevation 3849 ft.).
- Pleasant Hill Instructional Garden
- Point Edith Wildlife Area
- Point Isabel Regional Shoreline
- Redwood Regional Park
- Rhode Island Wildlife Area
- Richmond Greenway Trail
- Wildcat Canyon Regional Park
- City of Lafayette - City Hiking Trails Moraga Road to Reservoir Rim, Petar Jakovina Trail, Silver Springs Trail, Springhill Valley Trail, Walter Costa Trail.
- Dog Park Directory - Contra Costa County
- East Bay Regional Park District (Parks and trails in Contra Costa & Alameda Counties)
- MountainTravelGuide - Contra Costa County California Hiking Trails 148 trails linked or listed.
- Waterfalls of California - Contra Costa County. Abrigo Falls, Donner Creek Falls.
Hiking Trails Outside Contra Costa County
- Hiking Trails in Napa County & Lake County
- Hiking Trails in Solano County
- Hiking Trails in Alameda County
- Hiking Trails in Santa Clara County
- Hiking Trails in San Francisco Bay Area. Hiking areas, trails & parks in the counties surrounding SF Bay.
- Hiking Trails in California. Statewide lists of trails, parks & hiking areas organized geographically by county.
- California Hiking Trails Directory National, State & County Parks, Hiking Trails List, Hiking Clubs, & Photos.