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California’s Napa Valley Vine Trail | Photo courtesy Napa Valley Vine Trail Coalition

Learn about trails in California including top trails, trail statistics, funding, projects and how you can get involved.

Top 10 Trails in California video (2021)

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State Stats


total rail-trails


miles of rail-trails


current projects


miles of potential rail-trail

126.1 M

Available Funds in the State

US Funds

FY23 Total Reserved for Transportation Alternatives and Recreational Trails Program (source: FHWA)​

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Learn about Transportation Alternatives funding in the state


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Bay Area Trails Collaborative

The vision of the award-winning Bay Area Trails Collaborative is to develop a 2,604-mile regional trail network that will connect the San Francisco Bay Area—its trails, people and places—in innovative new ways.

California’s San Francisco Bay Trail | Photo by Cindy Barks

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