2.6 miles one-way for hikers, 1.3 noncontiguous miles one-way for equestrians, 1.4 miles one-way for mountain bikers; car shuttle possible
From: Cull Canyon Regional Recreation Area
To: Five Canyons Parkway in Castro Valley
This segment connects two regional recreation areas and crosses urbanized Castro Valley, as well as the I-580 freeway. Follow creekside and woodland paths and city streets, passing schools and residential neighborhoods. This is an opportunity to get to know sections of Castro Valley.
Equestrians prohibited in hiker-only section, and mountain bikers only allowed south of Independent Elementary School
Elevation Gain/Loss 310 feet/210 feet for hikers
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