Briones to Las Trampas Regional Trail
When complete, this trail will connect two of the Park District’s largest open space parks. The existing portion of this trail links Briones Regional Park to the Lafayette-Moraga Trail in the City of Lafayette. The segment heading south from Briones is hilly, steep, and appropriate only for hiking use (bicycles may use the trail from the Lafayette-Moraga Trail north to Mt. Diablo Blvd.). Paved portions of the trail pass 0.8 miles east of the Lafayette BART station on Deer Hill Road, bisect the commercial area of Lafayette, and connect to the Lafayette-Moraga Trail at Foye Drive and Moraga Blvd.
-0.24 miles from the Lafayette-Moraga Trail to Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette
-0.55 miles from Mt. Diablo Blvd. to Elizabeth Street, Lafayette
-0.55 miles from Elizabeth Street to the Lafayette Ridge Trail in Briones Regional Park.
The trail is wheelchair accessible from Foye Drive to Mt. Diablo Blvd. in Lafayette.
Safe multiple use of this and other multiple use trails requires everyone's cooperation. Each trail user is asked to exercise common courtesy. BICYCLES YIELD to horses and hikers. HIKERS YIELD to horses. Stay to the right of the trail except when passing. NO MOTORIZED VEHICLES are permitted on the trail, wheelchairs excepted.
Violations of any of the following may result in citation.
All Trail Users:
- Be safe, considerate and aware of your impact on the trail and other trail users.
- For everyone's safety, keep to the right. Proceed single file around blind curves.
- For your safety, headphones are not advised.
- Safety helmets are required by law for bicyclists under age 18, and are strongly recommended for all bicyclists and equestrians.
- Dogs must be on leash where posted, and under full verbal control elsewhere. Please clean up after your dog.
- Bicycles are not permitted, either walked, ridden or carried, on trails marked "No Bicycles."
- Bicycles shall not be ridden at an unsafe speed, or greater than the posted speed limit. Be aware of how you are perceived by other trail users.
- Bells are required on bicycles on Park District trails.
- Bicycles always yield to pedestrians. Before passing, SLOW DOWN, ring bell and establish verbal contact.
- When approaching equestrians, call out, ring bell and STOP, whether you are seen or not. Ask for instructions on how to pass safely.
- On blind turns, SLOW DOWN, call out, ring bell and ride single file.
- Keep to the right when approached by others.
- Always yield to equestrians.
- Look behind and to both sides before changing course.
- Keep your horse to the right or where safe when encountering other trail users.
- Communicate. Let other trail users know how to pass your horse safely.
- Please clean up after your horse on paved trails.
Trail conflicts or violations should be reported to the Trail Hotline at (510) 733-6991. For an immediate response, call (510) 881-1833. In case of emergency dial 9-1-1.
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