Best kids-friendly bike trails in the bay area
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Los Alamitos Creek Trail

last updated at July 10, 2023 at 10:52 PM PDT(by yangtheman)


Los Alamitos Creek Trail is a four-mile stretch of paved trail connecting Almaden Lake Park to the Calero Creek Trail (and consequently, Santa Teresa County Park and Calero County Park).

Los Gatos Creek Trail

last updated at July 10, 2023 at 10:49 PM PDT(by yangtheman)


This is a long, unbroken route used for travel from central San Jose all the way out of the city. It provides little challenge outside of general cardio. Being a multi-use path there are plenty of pedestrians also on the trail.

Guadalupe River Trail

last updated at August 30, 2023 at 9:16 AM PDT(by yangtheman)


Convenient trail with multiple points of entry that follows the Guadalupe River going past multiple Silicon Valley commercial buildings all the way to Alviso.

Coyote Creek

last updated at July 10, 2023 at 10:40 PM PDT(by yangtheman)


Coyote Creek travels 31 miles from the Diablo Range to San Francisco Bay. On this trail segment, follow the creekbed through shady riparian cover, parks, developed areas, and open fields to Metcalf Park's freshwater lagoons, the habitat for many year-round and migratory bird species.

Silicon Valley Shoreline

last updated at July 10, 2023 at 10:37 PM PDT(by yangtheman)


Starting from Mountain View's Shoreline Park, near Google Headquarters, this ride heads north through The Baylands of Palo Alto then continues to Ravenswood Open Space. The trails are mostly gravel or crushed shell and granite with a few paved sections. The ride is out-and-back and flat allowing turnarounds at any point.