Trail Category: Paved
The Alamo Trails consists of a collection of many different beautiful hiking routes. The trails include the following:
Iron Horse Regional Trail: This trail is the most prominent of all the Alamo hiking areas. It follows the Old Southern Pacific Railroad and is allows a variety of users, including bicyclists, hikers, equestrians, and dog-walkers.
From Stone Valley Road north to:
Hillgrade Ave – 1.5 miles
Rudgear Road – 2.5 miles
Newell Ave – 3.5 miles
Ygnacio Valley Road – 4.5 miles
Pleasant Hill BART – 6.0 miles
Monument Boulevard – 7.5 miles
Willow Pass Road – 9.0 miles
Marsh Drive – 11.5 miles
From Stone Valley Road south to:
Camille Ave – 1.1 miles
Prospect Ave – 2.7 miles
Sycamore Valley Road – 3.5 miles
Crow Canyon Road – 6.0 miles
Bollinger Canyon Road – 7.5 miles
Dublin BART – 12.5 miles
Green Valley Trail: This trail begins at Macedo Ranch Staging area and follows south along Green Valley Road. The trail then goes through a residential area and then continues on to Mt. Diablo State Park.
Diablo Foothills Regional Park: The trailhead is at the eastern end of Livorna Road. This trail offers access to Walnut Creek Open Space and the Diablo Foothills Regional Park. Trails in this area has few trees and very hilly terrain. There is equestrian parking and is recommended for very active hikers.
Las Trampas to Mt. Diablo Regional Trail: This trail is located near Hap Magee Ranch Park. It travels through a residential area and comes out from Stone Valley Road. This trail can be used by hikers and bicyclists.
Las Trampas Regional Wilderness: This park offers 3800 acres of recreational trails, including gentle walkways alongside creeks to strenuous hikes to mountain tops that have amazing, worthwhile views. There are several trailheads to this park:
Camille Avenue – has easy access and heron nests high above in the grove of eucalyptus trees.
Short Avenue – requires a steep ascent in the beginning before it reaches Hmme Trail. It has no space for parking.
Hemme Avenue – trail follows a small creek for a quarter mile before it convenes with the South Avenue trail. There is a small parking lot; no equestrian parking.