7.5 miles one-way for hikers and equestrians, 7.7 miles one-way for multiuse route; car shuttle possible
From: Skyline Gate
To: Bort Meadow in Oakland
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.
Elevation Gain/Loss 810 feet/1,375 feet one-way
This trail description is excerpted from the 2019 Guidebook. For details on all trails, trailheads and more buy the book from Wilderness Press.
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