Bay Bridge Trail

The Bay Bridge Trail is a part of the San Francisco Bay Trail. The length of the path on the East Span of the Bay Bridge is 2.2 miles from Oakland to Yerba Buena Island. To ensure user safety, the 15.5-foot-wide path has one lane in each direction for bicyclists and an outside lane designated for pedestrians.

Getting to the Trailheads

A segment of the Bay Bridge Trail is now open to the public. Bicyclists and pedestrians can access the new bridge via connections that provide a direct route to the bridge trail.

Access Points

  • Shellmound Street Trailhead

    Shellmound Street Trailhead

    Access From

    MacArthur BART Station

    Bike

    Ride west on 40th Street, which turns into Shellmound Street. The trailhead is across the street from IKEA.

    Transit

    Take the Emery-Go-Round Powell shuttle or the AC Transit Line 26 and off-board at IKEA. The Trailhead is across the street from IKEA.

  • Burma Road Trailhead

    Burma Road Trailhead

    Access From

    19th Street BART Station

    Bike

    Ride north on Broadway and west on West Grand Avenue to Maritime Street. Turn left on Maritime and ride to Burma Road. The trailhead is at 210 Burma Road, approximately half a mile west of the intersection of Maritime Street and Burma Road.

    Transit

    Take the AC Transit Transbay NL bus and off-board at Maritime Street. The trailhead is at 210 Burma Road, approximately half a mile west of the intersection of Maritime Street and Burma Road.

    Parking

     Limited five-hour parking is available from dawn until dusk at the Bay Bridge Trail parking lot at the Bridge Yard building at 210 Burma Road, approximately half a mile west of the intersection of Maritime Street and Burma Road.

  • Eastbound Bay Bridge Toll Plaza, AC Transit Bus Stop

    Eastbound Bay Bridge Toll Plaza, AC Transit Bus Stop

    Note: No westbound access

    Access From

    Downtown San Francisco

    Bike

    AC Transit can accommodate two bikes at a time with bike racks on the front of its buses.

    Transit

    Take the AC Transit Transbay NL or O bus from the Salesforce Transit Center and off-board at the Toll Plaza stop on the Bay Bridge.

    For more information on the Bay Bridge Trail, visit baybridgeinfo.org.

  • Yerba Buena Island, Bay Bridge Vista Point (via Shuttle)

    Yerba Buena Island, Bay Bridge Vista Point (via Shuttle)

    Access From

    Bay Bridge Trail-Treasure Island Shuttle Stop at Avenue of the Palms and 9th Street on Treasure Island (via the Salesforce Transit Center)

    Bike

    Muni buses can accommodate two bikes at a time with bike racks on the front of its buses.

    Transit

    Take Muni Route 25 from Salesforce Transit Center and off-board at 9th Street & Avenue H on Treasure Island. Head westbound to the shuttle stop at Avenue of the Palms & 9th Street. Board the Treasure Island Shuttle to the Bay Bridge Vista Point on Yerba Buena Island.

    Shuttle hours are 7:00 am- 6:00pm weekends and holidays, and run every 30 minutes. Learn more about the Bay Bridge Trail-Treasure Island Shuttle Service

Bay Bridge Trail Shuttle

The Bay Bridge Trail now provides a bicycle/pedestrian connection from the East Bay onto Yerba Buena Island. A Shuttle running between the Bay Bridge Trail Vista Point on Yerba Buena Island and Treasure Island is available, allowing for safe transportation of cyclists and pedestrians between Treasure Island and the Trail. Learn more about shuttle hours of operation and frequency.

Bay Bridge Trail Safety

  • 15-mph advisory speed limit
  • Bicycle-mounted officers from the California Highway Patrol will monitor the trail
  • Skateboards, scooters and skates are not permitted
  • Cyclists must yield to pedestrians
  • Fishing is not permitted from the bridge

Bay Bridge Trail Hours

The daily hours of the Bicycle and Pedestrian Path on East Span on the Bay Bridge are from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

The Bay Bridge Trail is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from the trailhead on Shellmound Street in Emeryville to the Caltrans Bridge Yard building at 210 Burma Road, Oakland.

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