Map of Iron Horse Regional Trail


Iron Horse Regional Trail

Iron Horse Regional Trail California map area

Iron Horse Regional Trail


32 miles




Concord, Walnut Creek, Alamo, Danville, San Ramon, Dougherty, Pleasanton


rail trail, local parks, residential neighborhoods, schools


Contra Costa Canal Trail

Alamo Canal Trail




The Iron Horse Regional Trail is a 32-mile long multi-use paved trail that extends from the City of Concord to the City of Pleasanton in Central California. The pathway for the trail was constructed along the abandoned railway bed of the Southern Pacific Rail Line. The trail serves as both a recreational opportunity and for safer travel for those users commuting to work or school. The route of the trail passes by a number of parks, schools and commercial areas.

The trail was constructed along an abandoned railroad right-of-way and uses some of the bridges and underpasses that were constructed for the railway.


The Iron Horse Regional Trail is paved the entire route and is open for bike riding, walking and running. The trail goes through urban areas and does have a number of street crossings.


The Iron Horse Regional Trail goes through the following communities: Concord, Walnut Creek, Alamo, Danville, San Ramon, Dougherty and Pleasanton

Points of Interest

The Iron Horse Regional Trail goes past the following points of interest:

Iron Horse Park Iron Horse Middle School
Hillcrest Community Park Montevideo Elementary School
Lon Hester Park California High School
Walden Park San Ramon Olympic Pool & Aquatic Center
Walnut Creek Intermediate School Walt Disney Elementary School
Civic Park Pine Valley Middle School
Las Lomas High School Wedgewood San Ramon Golf Course
Rancho Romero Elementary School Alcosta Mall
Del Amigo High School Dublin High School
San Ramon Valley High School Dougherty Hills Open Space
John Baldwin Elementary School Frederickson Elementary School
Osage Park Wells Middle School
Charlotte Wood Middle School Valley High School
Greenbrook Elementary School Creekside Park
Nearby Trails

Contra Costa Canal Trail: the Iron Horse Regional Trail intersects the Contra Costa Canal Trail at a point to the south of Jones Road and east of Oak Road in Walnut Creek. This location is near Walden Park.

End Points

The north end of the Iron Horse Regional Trail is located along Marsh Drive to the west of Solano Way in Concord. There is also an access trail leading to the Iron Horse Regional Trail from Hillcrest Community Park in this area.

The south end of the trail is located at Valley Avenue and Busch Road in Pleasanton.


Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Iron Horse Trail, Concord to Pleasanton, California.