City: Oakland Park: Joaquin Miller ParkAlternate URL: Click Here
Hiker's choice of a 6.5 mile, 1,200 foot, or a 7.5 mile, 1,400 foot elevation gain loop hike starting at Oakland's Joaquin Miller Park Ranger Station. Route begins with a short downhill on Sinawik Trail, crossing over the stone bridge, right on Sunset Trail, right on Palos Colorados Trail, right on Sequoia-Bayview Trail, cross Skyline Blvd., connector trail to Redwood Regional Park, right on Dunn Trail, Golden Spike Trail, right on Montiero Trail, back onto Golden Spike Trail, left up Tate Trail, left on West Ridge Trail, where Short Hike continues on West Ridge Trail to Redwood Bowl stopping to rest/snack. Long Hike also turns left on West Ridge Trail, but then turns right on Chown Trail, left on French Trail, left up Fern Trail and right on West Ridge Trail also stopping at Redwood Bowl. Return through PAL camp, cross Skyline Blvd., down Big Trees Trail, right on Sequoia-Bayview Trail, left on Sunset Trail, and up the entry road to the parking area. Water/bathrooms at trailhead and Redwood Bowl. Ignore Trail Notes Below. NOTE 9:00 am START TIME!Contact: Dan
Joaquin Miller Park Ranger Station, 3590 Sanborn Road, Oakland. From San Ramon area HWY 580 West to HWY 13 North. Exit Joaquin Miller Road and turn right uphill onto Joaquin Miller Road for 0.8 mile then left on Sanborn Road. Go 0.1 mile to parking lot on your left at the Joaquin Miller Community Center. From Walnut Creek area, HWY 24 West, after exiting the tunnel, HWY 13 South towards Hayward. Exit Joaquin Miller Road but turn left uphill onto Joaquin Miller Road for 0.8 mile then left on Sanborn Road. Go 0.1 mile to parking lot on your left.