Your guide to exploring the trail, for a day, week, or month.

Trail tools.


Trail Tracker & Planning Navigator

The Trail Tracker tool is a checklist to track your mileage. The Planning Navigator gives you all the details you need to circumnavigate. Use them to plan your next adventure.
Download the Tracker Download the Planning Navigator


The official guide book to the Bay Area Ridge Trail is packed full of useful information for planning hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, and horseback riding trips including maps, detailed trail descriptions, curated trips and more.

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Circumnavigation Resources.

Complete all 400-miles of the currently existing Ridge Trail loop.

Camping and Hostel Map
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Trail by Meetup
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Parks Contact List
Land Agency Partners

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