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City Hiking Trails

 Regional/neigHborhood Trails
Length (mi)
Usage
 Lafayette Ridge Trail
4.34 Hiking, Horseback Riding            
EBMUD Reservoir Trail (Rim)
4.75 Hiking
EBMUD Reservoir Trail (Lower)
2.80 Walking, Jogging, Bicycling
Lafayette-Moraga Trail
7.65

Walking, Jogging, Bicycling, Horseback Riding

Hidden Oaks Trail 1.00 Walking, Jogging
Walter Costa Trail
2.17 Hiking
Petar Jakovina Trail
0.75
Hiking
Silver Springs Loop Trail
0.78 Hiking
Moraga Road to Reservoir Rim 0.62
Hiking
John Kiefer Trail
0.75
Hiking
Lafayette Community Park
3.00 Walking, Jogging, Bicycling, Horseback Riding
 OVERVIEW MAP OF ALL LAFAYETTE TRAILS

Lafayette Hiking Group

Join fellow hikers and nature lovers for a variety of great Bay Area hikes. Most hikes are on Saturdays but occasionally we also hike on weekends. Meet at the Lafayette BART station at 8:30am, unless different meeting place or time is listed on the hike schedule.  Hikes typically last 3-4 hours. Please remember to bring water, sunscreen and good hiking shoes. Contact LafayetteHiking@comcast.net for more information including a list of currently scheduled hikes or click HERE.

Lamorinda Trail Loop

Lamorinda Trail LoopIn 2005, a detailed inventory of trails - existing, planned, and imagined – was completed by a committee called The Lamorinda Trails Connections Committee. The committee was established by agreement of the Orinda, Moraga, and Lafayette City Councils in Spring 2002. The goal of the Committee was to create a comprehensive trail system throughout Lamorinda.

While the Committee members were taking inventory of the trails located in their communities, they discovered there already existed a continuous route linking the three cities via a 17.5 mile loop. Hence, the three cities supported a $25,000 grant proposal for way-finding signs and trail markers to better identify the Lamorinda Trail Loop. Agreements were finalized with BART and EBRPD for placement of signs on their properties and the three city councils approved the new signage. On August 10, 2006, the Lamorinda Trail Loop was officially opened. Maps of the loop are currently available at the Lafayette, Moraga, and Orinda Community Centers or download a copy of the map.

Trails Master Plan

Trails Master Plan

Trails Implementation Plan

 

LAMORINDA Trails Challenge

Hit the Trails!

Lamorinda Trails Challenge Website

Welcome to the first Lamorinda Trails Challenge, an invitation to explore your local trails and do something good for your body and mind! The Trails Challenge encourages you to hike Lamorinda trails anytime from May 2019 through October 2019.

The Trails Challenge is an opportunity to get comfortable on the trails and discover the health benefits of outdoor recreation. If you’re already a hiker, the Trails Challenge is a great way to keep active and learn a little more about the local trails located in the Lamorinda area.  This includes trails maintained by each city, the East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) and East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) with miles and miles of trails to explore. The routes in the guide are our recommendations for seeing the diversity of the Lamorinda landscapes and for experiencing hikes of varying intensity.

The Trails Challenge is free, designed for all fitness levels, and is a self-guided program to complete on your own schedule. You can hike on your own, with your dog, with family, with friends and with co-workers.  There are two ways to complete the challenge Go the Distance or Complete the Objectives. Go the Distance participants may track the distance they hike on Lamorinda trails and submit a log form showing a completed total of 26.2 miles.  This distance can be completed in one hike or one hundred hikes. We just want you on the trails.  Complete the Objectives participants may complete 5 of the 8 objectives listed in the guide.   

Stop by your local Recreation Department or Coldwell Banker to pick up your FREE 2019 Trails Challenge T-Shirt (beginning May 1st & while supplies last). Upon completion of the Challenge, submit your “Trails Completion Log” to your local Recreation Department. Once you submit the trails log, we will send you a commemorative pin (while supplies last).  Pins will be available for pick up starting in June. 


Lafayette Community Center: 500 St. Mary’s Road, Lafayette, 94549
www.LoveLafayette.org (925) 284-2232
Moraga Hacienda de las Flores: 2100 Donald Drive, Moraga, 94556
www.MoragaRec.com (925) 888-7045
Orinda Community Center: 28 Orinda Way, Orinda, 94563
www.OrindaParksandRec.org (925) 254-2445
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - 5 Moraga Way, Orinda, 94563
www.coldwellbanker.com (925) 253-4600

 
 LAMORINDA TRAILS CHALLENGE
 Lamorinda Trails Challenge Booklet  Page Turn Version  8.5"x11" Version Booklet Print Version
 All Trail Maps by City Lafayette  Moraga Orinda 
 Useful Smart Phone Apps AllTrails Plant Snap Google Earth 
 Tri-City Google Map  Map Instructions
 Local Trail Partners EBRPD  EBMUD JMLT
 Emergency Preparedness Objective Resources  Lamorinda CERT  Community Warning System
 Evacuation Links Lamorinda CERT Evacuation Links
 Other Trails Challenge Programs
EBRPD
San Ramon 
 Program Sponsors Lafayette Youth Commission Coldwell Banker
 Help Maintain Trails  East Bay Trail Dogs
 Trail Easements: A Benefit for Generations to Come Tri-Fold Pamphlet 

 

Trail Challenge Kickoff!

Coldwell Banker will be helping you "Discover Lamorinda" as they will be holding kick-off events Saturday, May 4 at 8:00 a.m. at the following locations: 

Lafayette: Lafayette Reservoir

Moraga: Moraga Commons Park

Orinda: Donald Drive Open Space Reserve

 

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