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Clayton, California

Clayton, California has it all for those looking for adventure. From scenic hiking trails to must-visit attractions, there are plenty of top activities to enjoy in and near the area. Whether you're looking for a leisurely stroll through nature or an action-packed experience, Clayton has something for everyone. Popular attractions in and near Clayton include Mt. Diablo State Park, Shell Ridge Open Space, and the Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve. There are also plenty of trails and activities to explore, including the Marsh Creek Trail, the Los Vaqueros Reservoir Trail, and the Morgan Territory Regional Preserve. Whether you're looking for a peaceful experience or an exciting outdoor adventure, Clayton has something for everyone.

Top Spots in and near Clayton

  • Loma Mar, California

    Camp Under the Redwoods at Memorial Park

    With old growth redwoods and a creek swimming area, Memorial Park is a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the Bay Area. Memorial Park is only a few miles east of the town of Pescadero. To get here, you can either approach from Highway 1 and drive up Pescadero Creek Road or take Highway ...
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  • Loma Mar, California

    Bike Pescadero Creek County Park

    12.5 mi / 1350 ft gain
    Pescadero Creek County Park and the connected Sam McDonald and Memorial Park are located deep in the Santa Cruz Mountains holding a vast network of secluded trails. From biking to backpacking, this area is a perfect place for a day or weekend adventure. This area also has the added bonus having r...
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  • San Jose, California

    Explore Santa Teresa County Park

    8.3 mi / 2053 ft gain
    The Santa Teresa County Park loop is perfect for wildlife viewing! Be ready to see deer, coyote, hawks, turkeys, pigs and cows. The trail is rated as moderate - be cautious with mud if you are visiting the park after a rain shower. Dogs are allowed in the park, but must be kept on leash.  There i...
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