Redwood and Anthony Chabot Regional Parks
Follow the East Bay Skyline National Recreation Trail along the ridgeline of the East Bay Hills to a broad valley, taking in views of rolling Contra Costa County ridges. You travel wide trails through second-growth redwoods, descend into a wooded canyon, and climb to open grasslands. Forested segments provide relief from warm sun or fog on open ridgetops.
• From: Skyline Gate
• To: Bort Meadow in Oakland
• Length: 7.5 miles one-way for hikers and equestrians, 7.7 miles one-way for multiuse route; car shut- tle possible.
• Elevation Gain/Loss: 810 feet/1,375 feet one-way
• Accessibility: Hikers, equestrians, and mountain bikers
(This trail description is excerpted from the 2019 Guidebook. For details on all trails, trailheads, and more, buy the book from Wilderness Press. For more resources to plan your trip, visit our Trail Tools page.)