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Lafayette Reservoir

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3849 Mount Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA
+1 925-284-9669
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Weekly walks

We’ve been walking around the Lafayette Reservoir for over 30 years, and of all the places in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lafayette, California
via mobile
A quick but good workout/hike

Quick “hike” but a decent workout. Easy for beginners. There are a few Bathrooms around which is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ashley R
Santa Barbara, California, United States
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“rim trail” (34 reviews)
“boat rentals” (9 reviews)
“lower trail” (7 reviews)
3849 Mount Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA
+1 925-284-9669
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We’ve been walking around the Lafayette Reservoir for over 30 years, and of all the places in central County to go to for a hike/walk, its still our favorite. The annual pass is a bargain, even more so with a senior discount now. The play...More

Thank ZJAnderson
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Quick “hike” but a decent workout. Easy for beginners. There are a few Bathrooms around which is nice and you have to pay for parking.

Thank Ashley R
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Lafayette Reservoir is a favorite place of mine. You can take the paved trail around the reservoir or branch off into the rim trail for a more adventurous climb. The trail itself takes about an hour at a leisurely pace. It has a nice...More

Thank Nancy V
Reviewed 2 days ago

A great place to take a good long walk, not strenuous, a good place to have a relaxing conversation while exercising.

Thank Marty C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lafayette Recreational Area is incredibly convenient, manageable and scenic for those living in the Lamorinda/Walnut Creek Area and needing a water fix. It is very fast and easy to get to for those living on the east side of the Caldecott Tunnel. Parking, however, during...More

Thank Ted K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Lafayette Reservoir is the perfect get away spot - near BART, easy pay parking, or free park on the street and take a hike up the hill to the trail. The trail is slightly up and down as it moves around the lovely water....More

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Lafayette Reservoir is a great destination for a half or full day outdoor trip. You enter the Reservoir up a steep drive to the dam area where there is parking. There are two concentric paths surrounding the reservoir with a few interconnecting radial paths. The...More

Thank Traveler271828284
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

I am so happy we have this park in Lafayette. My friend and I both have a yearly pass. Since we walk the lower trail at least 2-3 times a week it is well worth it. I especially like walking here with our dogs. Often...More

Thank reise-tanta-di
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We walked the trail around the reservoir with our 1 yoa granddaughter in her stroller. Some of the hills are a little steep at times and required some extra exertion. The scenery was very pretty and saw a nice array of birds. We were there...More

Thank steve a
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Love walking around the reservoir with my friends and dog. During the weekend there are a lot people but it is so big that you hardly see them. Wonderful to exercise.

Thank nbfromcalifornia
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9 October 2017|
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Response from Jenny P | Reviewed this property |
I find it safe there, there are other people enjoying the park. Although, I was there on a weekend and day time. Stay on the safe side by going before dark.
14 April 2017|
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Response from Ann L | Reviewed this property |
Helen A did a great job with the answer.