10 Stroller-Friendly Trails That You’ll Love in Oakland

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The next time you need a change of scenery, break out the stroller and head to one of our favorite hiking trails in Oakland. Courtesy of AllTrails, we’ve put together a list of awesome stroller-friendly trails in the East Bay that offer pretty views, paved paths and gentle inclines. Scroll down to see them all.

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Lake Merritt

Lake Merritt is a 3.2 mile loop trail located near Oakland, California and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, running, bird watching, and road biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 3.2 miles
Difficulty: Easy

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Shoreline Trail: Salt Marsh Overlook

Shoreline Trail: Salt Marsh Overlook is a 3.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Alameda, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, running, nature trips, and road biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 3.3 miles
Difficulty: Easy

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Bay Bridge Trail

Bay Bridge Trail is a 5.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Oakland, California that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, running, and road biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 5.3 miles
Difficulty: Easy

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San Francisco Bay Trail: Emeryville to Berkeley

San Francisco Bay Trail: Emeryville to Berkeley is a 9.8 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Emeryville, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 9.8 miles
Difficulty: Easy

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Montclair Railroad Trail: Shepherd Canyon

Montclair Railroad Trail: Shepherd Canyon is a 3.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Oakland, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 3.1 miles
Difficulty: Easy

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Lafayette Moraga Regional Trail

Lafayette Moraga Regional Trail is a 13.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Lafayette, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and road biking. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 13.9 miles
Difficulty: Moderate

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San Leandro Bay Trail

San Leandro Bay Trail is a 6.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Oakland, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 6.4 miles
Difficulty: Easy

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Berkeley Aquatic Park Loop

Berkeley Aquatic Park Loop is a 2.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Berkeley, California that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 2.3 miles
Difficulty: Easy

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Ohlone Greenway

Ohlone Greenway is a 10.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Berkeley, California and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, running, bird watching, and road biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 10.3 miles
Difficulty: Easy

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Cesar Chavez Park Trail

Cesar Chavez Park Trail is a 1.5 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Albany, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, running, nature trips, and road biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 1.5 miles
Difficulty: Easy

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