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The Best Backpacking in Livermore

Looking for the best backpacking in Livermore? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Livermore. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top backpacking spots in and near Livermore

  • Sunol, California

    Little Yosemite via Canyon View Trail

    4.0
    3.01 mi / 705 ft gain
    Please note this is a fragile ecosystem and watershed. There is NO swimming allowed in Alameda Creek and trespassing is prohibited on Water Department lands that are not accessible to the public. You can learn more about the restrictions and the area at ebparks.org.  After entering the kiosk you...
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  • Fremont, California

    Rose Peak From Sunol

    18.64 mi / 3714 ft gain
    Rose Peak From Sunol is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Sunol, California.
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  • Alamo, California

    Green Valley to Wall Point Road Loop

    7.09 mi / 1375 ft gain
    Green Valley to Wall Point Road Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Diablo, California.
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  • Castro Valley, California

    Aaron Alcorn Castro Valley to Brentwood Memorial Trail

    58.54 mi / 6755 ft gain
    Aaron Alcorn Castro Valley to Brentwood Memorial Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Castro Valley, California.
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  • Clayton, California

    Mitchell Canyon Road to Eagle Peak

    7.62 mi / 2129 ft gain
    Mitchell Canyon Road to Eagle Peak is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Clayton, California.
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  • Clayton, California

    Mitchell Rock, Twin Peaks, Eagle Peak, Mount Diablo, North Peak and Mount Olympia Loop

    15.44 mi / 4678 ft gain
    Mitchell Rock, Twin Peaks, Eagle Peak, Mount Diablo, North Peak and Mount Olympia Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Clayton, California.
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  • Lafayette, California

    Briones Peak via Lafayette Ridge Trail

    10.46 mi / 1598 ft gain
    Briones Peak via Lafayette Ridge Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Lafayette, California.
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  • Martinez, California

    Orchard, Toyon Canyon, Lagoon, Briones Crest, Spengler and Diablo View Loop

    8.13 mi / 1598 ft gain
    Orchard, Toyon Canyon, Lagoon, Briones Crest, Spengler and Diablo View Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Martinez, California.
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  • Los Altos, California

    Wildcat Canyon Loop

    7.38 mi / 1138 ft gain
    Wildcat Canyon Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Cupertino, California.
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  • Cupertino, California

    Black Mountain via Rogue Valley, Chamise, Black Mountain, Quarry and PG&E Loop

    14.41 mi / 3615 ft gain
    Black Mountain via Rogue Valley, Chamise, Black Mountain, Quarry and PG&E Loop is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Cupertino, California.
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  • Cupertino, California

    Black Mountain via PG&E, Quarry and Black Mountain Trail

    11.72 mi / 3901 ft gain
    Black Mountain via PG&E, Quarry and Black Mountain Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Cupertino, California.
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  • Los Altos Hills, California

    Rhus Ridge and Chamise Trail

    10.1 mi / 1555 ft gain
    Rhus Ridge and Chamise Trail is a point-to-point trail where you may see wildflowers located near Los Altos, California
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  • Saratoga, California

    Backpack the Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail

    4.7
    30.8 mi
    Want to experience one of the bay area's most memorable backpacking trips? We've got the details to get you out on the trail.To start the trek, drop your car at the Castle Rock State Park Parking Lot, which is located ~2.5 miles south of the junctions of Highways 35 and 9 off of Highway 35. Note ...
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  • Saratoga, California

    Backpack Castle Rock State Park

    4.7
    Castle Rock Trail Camp has a different policy than other backcountry camps in the area (i.e. campsites along Skyline to the Sea). This campground is open all year and is available on a first come, first served basis. If you can, grab a spot a Frog Flat Camp. To get to the camp, park your car at t...
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  • Morgan Hill, California

    Bear Springs Loop

    28.42 mi / 6171 ft gain
    Bear Springs Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Morgan Hill, California.
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  • Morgan Hill, California

    Backpack to Coit Lake

    5.0
    26 mi
    This trail can be started from Coe Headquarters or Hunting Hollow Trailhead. The trail from Coe HQ is 2 miles longer, almost all elevation but provides beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. These directions will be starting from Coe HQ.Follow the loop around the parking area to the backpa...
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