City of Richmond has completed a Class I (off road) Bay Trail
parallel to the Richmond Parkway from Cutting Blvd. near
Point Richmond to Goodrick Ave. south of Point Pinole. This
provides access to the Wildcat Creek Regional Trail connecting
with the Wildcat
Marsh & Landfill Loop Trails.
Four Miles of Gaps To Close.
Four miles of Bay Trail gaps remain on the north shoreline
as follows referring to the inset map beginning in the south
and working north:
- Parkway/Wildcat Marsh Trail 0.3
- Parkway/Goodrick Ave.
- Goodrick Ave. 0.4
- Goodrick Ave./Bay View Trail 1.5
- Atlas Rd./Cook’s
Point Trail 0.23
- Atlas Rd./Richmond border 1.3
- Subtotal 4.03
Ave. to Bay View Trail:
On July 3,
2012, EBRPD’s Board
of Directors certified the Final EIR and approved
plans to close this 1.5-mile gap in the San Francisco Bay
Trail between the northern end of Goodrick Avenue and Bay
View Trail in Point PInole Regional Shoreline. The
Board followed up on July 17 by awarding a $400,000 contract to
Richmond’s Questa Engineering Corporation to
prepare project design and permit applications for this
Breuner Marsh Restoration and Public Access Project.
for the staff report with background, construction
plans and funding sources to complete the project. Plans for
this integrated natural habitat restoration and public
access plan were fleshed out during community
workshops held during 2010 − 2011. The ground breaking
for this $8 million project took place April 21, ,2014 with the trail expected to open in late 2015.
to view the site plan for the completed project.