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Map of the Contra Costa Canal Trail

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Contra Costa Canal Trail

Contra Costa Canal Trail California map area

Contra Costa Canal Trail

LENGTH:

13 miles

SURFACE:

paved

COMMUNITIES:

Pacheco, Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek, Concord

HIGHLIGHTS:

Contra Costa Community College, local parks, Contra Costa Canal, residential neighborhoods, Downtown Concord

NEARBY TRAILS:

Briones-Mt Diablo Regional Trail

Iron Horse Regional Trail

Ignacio Canal Trail

RELATED LINKS:

Concord

The Contra Costa Canal Trail makes a wide loop around the west and south side of Concord area of Central California. The 13-mile long paved multi-use path follows along side the canal through the cities of Concord, Martinez, Pleasant Hill and Walnut Creek. It passes near several parks, schools and commercial centers along its route. The trail is open for bike riding, pedestrians and horse-back riding. The route of the trail is located in residential neighborhoods and away from traffic for the most part, though there are many roadway crossings at street level.

Conditions

The Contra Costa Canal Trail is paved the entire route. The trail is open for bike riding, running and walking. The trail has a number of street crossings, but much of the route is away from streets and traffic.

Communities

The Contra Costa Canal Trail goes through the following communities: Pacheco, Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek and Concord.

Points of Interest

The Contra Costa Canal Trail goes past the following points of interest:

Contra Costa Community College
Las Juntas Park
Pinewood Park
Strandwood Elementary School
Pleasant Hill Elementary School
Walden Park
The Seven Hills School
Heather Farm Park
Lime Ridge Open Space
Bancroft Elementary
De La Salle High School
Ygnacio Valley High School
Lime Ridge Open Space
Downtown Concord
Wren Elementary School
Willow Pass Community Park
Nearby Trails

East Bay Municipal Utility District Trail EBMUD: the two trails intersect at a point to the north of Geary Road and to the west of Putnam Boulevard in Walnut Creek.

Briones-Mt. Diable Regional Trail: the two trails intersect at Geary Road to the east of Putnam Boulevard in Walnut Creek.

Iron Horse Regional Trail: the two trails intersect at a point to the east of Oak Road in Walnut Creek.

Ignacio Canal Trail: the two trails intersectto the east of Citrus Avenue in Concord near the Lime Ridge Open Space.

End Points

The northwest end of the Contra Costa Canal Trail is located along Muir Road to the west of Pacheco Boulevard in Pacheco.

The northeast end of the trail is located along Willow Pass Road tothe west of Farm Bureau Road in Concord.


Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Contra Costa Canal Trail in Contra Costa County, California

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