Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Bike Paths

 Bike Trails in California / Beach Bike Paths


California has some amazing scenery, small towns to big cities and what better way to enjoy it then by bike. Numerous bike paths, a couple of miles of beach or a full day cycling journey.

Paved, level, leisurely bicycle routes near marinas, beaches, city bays, connecting villages small towns, redwood forest, some in the country, some along rivers and several within National Parks!

Town links listed below will lead to several prime biking destinations where you can browse bike routes, hiking trails, museums, parks, campgrounds, cafes, coffee shops, restaurants, farmers markets, lodging, bike rentals and surf shops.


San Diego Bike Paths

Coronado to Imperial Beach (12 mi. oceanside)
Mission Beach San Diego (14 mi. bay side)
Mission Beach to Pacific Beach (3 mi. oceanside)
Lake MiraMar, E of La Jolla (5 mi. loop on lake)


Los Angeles Biking Paths

Santa Monica Pier to Venice Beach (8 miles)
Manhattan Beach - The Strand (2 miles)
Hermosa Beach - The Strand (2 miles)
Redondo Beach - South Bay Bike Path (3 miles)



LA Bikeways Map

Playa del Rey - Bollona Creek Bike Path (7 miles)
Marina del Rey - Bike Route (3 miles)
Venice Beach - Boardwalk / Bike Trail (3 miles)

San Gabriel River Trail (38 miles)
San Gabriel Mountains to Pacific Ocean @ Seal Beach

Santa Ana River Trail, OC (30 miles)
Belmont Shores, Long Beach
Huntington Beach Bike Trail (8 miles)


Ventura & Santa Barbara

Ventura to Ojai Bike Path - (15 miles)


Central Valley Bike Paths

Bakersfield CA - Kern River Parkway Trail

Sacramento CA
  • American River Bike Trail
  • Davis Bike Trail
  • Folsom Bike Paths

Central Coast Bicycle Trails

Pismo Bike Trails

Avila Beach - Bob Jones Bike Trail (8 miles)

Morro Bay - Bike Path @ Bayshore Bluffs Park

Santa Cruz Bike Trails



San Francisco Bay Area

East Bay Bike Paths

Mill Valley CA -
  • Marin Bike Paths
  • Panoramic Highway
  • Mount Tam Trails

Sierra Nevada Mountains Bike Paths

Twain Harte CA
Sugar Pine Rail Trail (10 miles)


Yosemite National Park -
Yosemite Valley Loop (12 miles)


NorCal Biking Trails

Arcata CA -
  • Biking ‪Backroads Tour‬
  • Arcata Community Forest Biking
  • Snow Camp - Bald Mountain Road
  • Butler Valley Loop Bike Ride
  • Hammond Trail Bike Ride

Chico - Chico Creek @ Bidwell Park


Redwood Humboldt State Park
Eureka Bike Paths

Ossagon Trail, Prairie Creek Redwoods
Hammond Trail, McKinleyville (5 miles)

Willow Creek - Boy Scout Trail (9 miles)

Redding CA -
Sacramento River Rail Trail BLM
Sacramento River Trail (11 miles)