Best Trails in Anthony Chabot Regional Park

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Want to find the best trails in Anthony Chabot Regional Park for an adventurous hike or a family trip? AllTrails has 41 great hiking trails, biking trails, running trails and more. Enjoy hand-curated trail maps, along with reviews and photos from nature lovers like you. Ready for your next hike or bike ride? Explore one of 15 easy hiking trails in Anthony Chabot Regional Park that are great for the whole family. Looking for a more strenuous hike? We've got you covered, with trails ranging from 59 to 895 meters in elevation gain. Whatever you have planned for the day, you can find the perfect trail for your next trip to Anthony Chabot Regional Park.
Description

This 3,314-acre park sits in the hills above Oakland, and includes a beautiful, year-round public campground. Miles of hiking and riding trails make this a must visit for outdoor enthusiasts. Anthony Chabot Family Campground overlooks Lake Chabot and offers walk-to tent sites, drive-to tent sites, and RV/trailer sites with full hook-ups. Group camping is also available. Horse boarding is available at Chabot Equestrian Center and Skyline Ranch Equestrian Center.

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Map of trails in Anthony Chabot Regional Park, California
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Monday
5:00 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 am - 10:00 am
Thursday
5:00 am - 10:00 am
Friday
5:00 am - 10:00 am
Saturday
5:00 am - 10:00 am
Sunday
5:00 am - 10:00 am
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Top trails (41)
Goldenrod Loop, Horseshoe, and Brandon Loop
#1 - Goldenrod Loop, Horseshoe, and Brandon Loop
Anthony Chabot Regional Park
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Length: 6.4 km • Est. 1h 58m
A moderate loop trail with views of the Upper San Leandro ReservoirShow more
Brandon Skyline, Cameron Loop and Proctor Trail
#2 - Brandon Skyline, Cameron Loop and Proctor Trail
Anthony Chabot Regional Park
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Length: 6.8 km • Est. 2h 16m
Woolridge Loop
#3 - Woolridge Loop
Anthony Chabot Regional Park
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Length: 3.4 km • Est. 1h
This scenic loop showcases much of what Anthony Chabot has to offer. As you walk the Goldenrod trail you will find yourself surrounded by dense plant life including native conifers, oaks, grasses and wildflowers. Enjoy this wooded shady stretch, and watch for raptors above, squirrels below, and deer all around. As you ascend onto the high ground of the Jalquin trail, enjoy the spectacular views to the East overlooking Grass Valley Creek. Start at the Woolridge staging area and head right through the pipe gate. Follow the fire road 100 feet until you see the post marking the Goldenrod trail on the left. Take the upper Goldenrod trail left until it meets Jalquin trail. Take a right onto the Jalquin trail. Follow Jalquin trail until it reconnects with Goldenrod. Follow Goldenrod trail back to the staging area. Show more
Grass Valley/ Brandon Trail Loop
#4 - Grass Valley/ Brandon Trail Loop
Anthony Chabot Regional Park
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Length: 4.7 km • Est. 1h 18m
Bort Meadow and Buckeye Trail to Grass Valley
#5 - Bort Meadow and Buckeye Trail to Grass Valley
Anthony Chabot Regional Park
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Length: 6.8 km • Est. 2h 3m
Skyline, Brandon, Two Rocks, Columbine, and Cascade Loop
#6 - Skyline, Brandon, Two Rocks, Columbine, and Cascade Loop
Anthony Chabot Regional Park
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Length: 10.3 km • Est. 3h 12m
MacDonald Trail
#7 - MacDonald Trail
Anthony Chabot Regional Park
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Length: 8.4 km • Est. 2h 44m
MacDonald, Grass Valley, Ranch, Goldenrod, Buckeye
#8 - MacDonald, Grass Valley, Ranch, Goldenrod, Buckeye
Anthony Chabot Regional Park
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Length: 5.0 km • Est. 1h 38m
Park Features: This 3,314-acre park sits in the hills above Oakland, and includes a beautiful, year-round public campground. Miles of hiking and riding trails make this a must visit for outdoor enthusiasts. Anthony Chabot Family Campground overlooks Lake Chabot and offers walk-to tent sites, drive-to tent sites, and RV/trailer sites with full hook-ups. Group camping is also available. Horse boarding is available at Chabot Equestrian Center and Skyline Ranch Equestrian Center. Trail Highlights: This trail starts at the Big Trees/Bort Meadow Staging Area on Redwood Road, mile marker 4.2. The route provides expansive views of Grass Valley and the surrounding hills as far as the eye can see. You’ll travel through a variety of grassland and woodland habitats. Restrooms and drinking water are available at Bort Meadow Group Camp. Trail Directions: From the gravel parking lot at the staging area, walk through the gate marked MacDonald Trail/East Bay Skyline Trail. After the gate, take the first left onto the unmarked spur trail towards Bort Meadow. At next trail post, continue straight onto Grass Valley Trail. When you reach Bort Meadow, turn right on Ranch Trail, passing through the cattle gate. Continue on Ranch Trail, turning left through a gate as it begins to wind steeply uphill. At the top of Ranch Trail, turn left onto Goldenrod Trail. Continue on Goldenrod Trail for 1.3 miles. Turn left onto Horseshoe Trail at the Chabot Equestrian Center (go through parking area just before the Center). At the bottom of canyon, turn left onto Brandon Trail then right at the next junction (follow sign to Bort Meadow Staging Area). Go through parking area, then take next left on gravel road towards Meadow. Turn right on MacDonald Trail, then right again on MacDonald. When you reach the gravel road at top, turn right to reach the staging area. Park Curfew/Hours: 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.Show more
Skyline, Cascade, Columbine, and Goldenrod Loop
#9 - Skyline, Cascade, Columbine, and Goldenrod Loop
Anthony Chabot Regional Park
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Length: 6.6 km • Est. 2h
Very pleasant, a mix of shade and sun, and you see a bit of the lake up close at Bass Cove.Show more
Proctor and Ten Hills Loop
#10 - Proctor and Ten Hills Loop
Anthony Chabot Regional Park
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Length: 3.1 km • Est. 57m
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