Hiking

Throw the necessities in your backpack and hit the trail because the view is about to get incredible when hiking in Concord.

Concord hiking trails offer outdoor lovers plenty of options for terrain and scenery. So throw the necessities in your backpack and hit the trail because the view is about to get incredible.

When you climb the peaks of Mount Diablo, your soul climbs with you. Thousands of locals and travelers alike ascend the various terrains of the Diablo Range every year, exploring the pristine landscape and letting their spirits unwind. Regardless of age or ability, the Diablo Range offers hikers and nature enthusiasts breathtaking views of the East Bay and a one-of-a-kind way to experience the already stunning California sunset. Set out for adventure in Concord and you’re bound to find more than the mountains.

Mount Diablo State Park offers one of the most beautiful views of Concord. Explore the park’s many hiking trails that will lead you to creeks, waterfalls and valleys while enjoying the mountain air. When you are ready for a break, relax and have a snack at one of over 50 picnic spots. Gates open at 8:00 am and close at sunset, and with trails that range from easy to hard, it's easy to find a trail for every level of hiking.

Concord Hiking Trails

Nature and beauty are plentiful throughout Concord including numerous parks, open space & trails including:

  • Lime Ridge Open Space,1226 acres and 25 miles of premiere 25 hiking & biking trails.
  • Iron Horse Trail begins in Concord and continues for 27 miles for biking, hiking and is wheelchair friendly.
  • The Contra Costa Canal Trail runs along the canal and through central Costa County, connecting regional trails. It’s enjoyed by bikers, runners, pedestrians, and equestrians.
  • Markham Nature Park & Arboretum a place of quiet beauty less than 20 blocks from downtown Concord.