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Nimitz Way Trail

Easy/Intermediate

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4.5 mile 7.2 kilometer point to point
99% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 189' 58 m
Descent: -229' -70 m
High: 1,071' 326 m
Low: 929' 283 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 14% (8°)

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Trail shared by Kristen Arendt

A paved trail along the ridge that is great for hiking, running, and sightseeing.

Kristen Arendt

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The Nimitz Way Trail traverses the eastern section of Tilden Regional Park. It has a paved surface until you reach the San Pablo Ridge Trail. There are some very minor hills along the way, but overall the trail is rolling and the route is pretty popular. There is free parking, water, and some bathrooms at Inspiration Point.

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Jun 11, 2019
Franco Folini
Apr 1, 2018
Sami Lewis
Great views throughout of the bay/the reservoir. Very little shade after initial stretch. Lots of cow droppings after about 2 miles in. Rolling hills. 7mi — 1h 24m

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San Pablo Reservoir
Jun 17, 2018 near Kensington, CA
Gopher Snake (Pituophis catenifer).
Jul 23, 2019 near Kensington, CA
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Oct 13, 2016 near Kensington, CA

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