Carquinez Strait Scenic Loop Trail

Jul 22nd, 2020

The Carquinez Strait Scenic Loop Trail is a 50-mile loop travelling both the scenic shores and sweeping ridgelines of the Carquinez Strait, where the San Francisco Bay and Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta meet. This vision for this trail was developed in 2020 by five regional trails – the Ridge Trail, Bay Trail, Delta Trail, SF Water Trail and the Juan Bautista de Anza Trail. – and several community partners including the City of Benicia and Contra Costa County. 

The Carquinez Strait Scenic Loop Trail is 70% complete but there are still 9 gaps on the trail that we are working to close. The Ridge Trail helps lead a Working Group of land managers and trail partners to complete all the gaps in the trail. In 2020, we completed the trail at Almond Ranch and added 1.6 miles to the loop. Our upcoming construction projects include:

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Carquinez Strait Scenic Loop Trail 2020 Vision Plan

Explore the Carquinez Strait Scenic Loop Trail – Maps & Itineraries



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