Maps, tools, and tricks for planning your next bike trip
Not sure where the best bike routes are in your neighborhood? Want to find the closest bike lockers? The maps below will help you plan your next bicycle trip, no matter where you live.
Bay Area Bike Maps
511CC’s Bike Mapper
– An innovative bike mapping system designed to find flat, safe, and fast routes anywhere in the entire Bay Area. Get custom bike routes with turn-by-turn directions and an elevation profile that will help you avoid hills and use bike lanes, trails, and routes.
Bay Area Bike Mapper
– An interactive tool provided by MTC for mapping bike routes throughout the Bay Area. Note that 511 Contra Costa does not vouch for the validity of the information on this site, as it is being updated continuously.
San Francisco Bay Trail Maps
– These colorful trail maps are designed for walkers, skaters, bicyclists, wildlife watchers, and other trail enthusiasts and cover over 230 miles of completed trail. The maps distinguish on- and off-street segments to help plan hikes, bike rides, and family excursions.
Richmond Bike Trail
– A downloadable PDF map provided by the City of Richmond. This map includes existing and proposed trails, as well the completed phase one of the Richmond greenway project.
East Bay Bike Maps
Bike East Bay Maps
– Bike East Bay provides a regional map online and at participating bike shops that cover all of the Bay Area.
East Bay Regional Park District Bike Maps
The East Bay Regional Park District maintains paved bike paths in the East Bay. Below are a selection of useful trails for bicycle commuting in Contra Costa County.
Alameda Creek Regional Trail
– Less than 1 mile long, this paved trail extends from the Iron Horse Trail in Dublin, just south of Amador Valley Road to I-580, near the Civic Center and library. Future plans include connecting the trail in Pleasanton. Note that the Alamo Canal Trail in Pleasanton is currently a gravel service road trail.
Big Break Regional Trail
– Download a PDF map of this great trail in Oakley. A 1.6 mile paved portion is now completed along the Delta Shoreline from the Marsh Creek Trail west to Jordan Lane. It will be 6 miles long in total when finished.
Contra Costa Canal Trail
– This 14.25 mile flat, paved trail connects Martinez, Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek, and Concord. The trail bisects the Iron Horse Trail in Walnut Creek and follows the Contra Costa Canal. The trail begins at Muir Road in Martinez and ends in Concord at Willow Pass Road east of Sixth Street. We recommend Heather Farms in Walnut Creek as a great starting point.
Delta de Anza Regional Trail
– This 18 mile relatively flat, paved trail connects Concord, Bay Point, Pittsburg, Antioch, and Oakley. A good starting point is the Antioch Community Park with access to Contra Loma Regional Park.
Iron Horse Regional Trail
– A 26+ mile paved trail with mild rolling hills in some places connecting the cities of Pleasanton, Dublin, San Ramon, Danville, Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill, and Concord. The trail passes over several beautiful creeks and pedestrian bridges. Great areas to access the trail from are Civic Park in Walnut Creek, Danville Railroad Museum in Danville, and Central Park in San Ramon.
Lafayette-Moraga Regional Trail
– This 7.75 mile paved, flat trail parallels St. Mary’s Road through Lafayette and Moraga. The north end of the trail starts at Olympic Boulevard and Pleasant Hill Road in Lafayette.
Marsh Creek Trail
– This 7+ mile paved trail connects Brentwood to Oakley. The East Bay Regional Park District’s segment of trail extends from Creekside Park in Brentwood and north to Big Break Regional Trail in Oakley.
McLaughlin Eastshore State Park
– Beginning at Marina Bay in Richmond, this route continues to Central Avenue near Point Isabel and travels for 2 1/2 miles of paved trail along the Hoffman Marsh.
Contra Costa Bike Rack Locker Maps
Contra Costa Bike Rack and Locker Maps
– We’ve compiled a map of Contra Costa public bike locker and rack locations, as well as info on bike stations and parking throughout the greater Bay Area.