Maps

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Below are links to free online maps of bicycle routes on local and regional roadways and state highways, as well as some dedicated bike paths, throughout California.

For more specific route suggestions in your area, contact your  local bike advocacy organization. Local cycling clubs are also good sources for touring and recreational routes.

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Richardson Grove State Park (Humboldt County) along the Pacific Coast Bike Route (photo by Caltrans)

North Coast
Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake and Mendocino counties-state highway maps (pdf) maintained by Caltrans District 1
Humboldt Bay Area  (pdf)
Pacific Coast Bike Route  (pdf)-segments through Del Norte, Humboldt and Mendocino counties

North State
Chico  (pdf) and  Bidwell Park  (pdf)
Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama and Trinity counties  (pdf)-all state highway segments open and closed to bicycles within Caltrans District 2
Redding  (pdf)

Lower Sacramento Valley, Northern Sierras and Lake Tahoe
El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, Sutter, Yuba and Yolo counties-city maps for Davis, Elk Grove, Folsom, Roseville and Sacramento, as well as numerous local Caltrans maps for the region
Lake Tahoe-north, west and south shores
Nevada County-routes between Grass Valley and Nevada City

Greater San Francisco Bay Area
Alameda (city)
Alameda and Contra Costa counties
Berkeley (city)  (pdf)-recommended bicycling and walking routes (can be viewed, but not printed)
Contra Costa Canal Trail
Hollister
Marin County  (pdf)
Napa County-includes city maps (pdf) for American Canyon, Calistoga, Napa, St. Helena and Yountville
Oakland  (city)
San Francisco  (pdf)
San Francisco Presidio  (pdf)
San Francisco Bay Area
San Mateo County
San Mateo and Santa Clara counties
Solano County  (pdf)
Sonoma County-includes city maps (pdf) for Cloverdale, Cotati & Rohnert Park, Healdsburg, Petaluma, Santa Rosa, Sebastopol, Sonoma and Windsor

San Joaquin Valley and Southern/Eastern Sierras
Bakersfield-created by Bike Bakersfield members
Central California area
Fresno County
Inyo, Mono and eastern Kern counties-state highway bicycle routes within Caltrans District 9
Kern County
Kings County
Merced County-city maps for Atwater, Dos Palos, Gustine, Livingston, Los Banos and Merced, as well as commuter, local and scenic routes
Stockton  (pdf)
Visalia  (pdf)
Yosemite National Park

Central Coast
Aromas, Castroville, Prunedale-Moss Landing
CSU Monterey Bay campus
Ford Ord (Public Lands)
Marina-Fort Ord
Monterey County  (countywide)
Monterey Bay Coastal Bike Trail
Salinas
San Luis Obispo County
Santa Barbara County
Santa Cruz County
UC Santa Barbara campus

Greater Los Angeles Area, Ventura County and Inland Empire
Los Angeles metro area  (pdf)
Los Angeles-rider-created maps for neighborhoods and communities throughout the greater LA area, including Lancaster/Palmdale
Los Angeles and Orange counties-Class I bike routes throughout greater LA and Orange counties
Santa Clarita-bike routes and off-road trails
Santa Monica
Thousand Oaks  (pdf)
Ventura County-city maps for Camarillo, Moorpark, Oxnard, Thousand Oaks and Ventura
Los Angeles and northern Orange County-paved, separated Class 1 bike paths

South Coast
Irvine
Orange County
San Diego Bayshore Bikeway  (pdf)
San Diego County
UC Irvine campus  (pdf)

Other sources
Adventure Cycling Association
Bikely-huge selection of user-generated maps
Bikemap-this map publisher also maintains the  Bikes on Transit Database  about bringing bikes on buses, trains, ferries and airplanes throughout North America
California Association of Bicycling Organizations
Caltrans
Google Maps-bike routes
MapMyRide-user-generated maps
OpenCycleMap-User-generated bike maps throughout the world
Rails to Trails trail finder-A searchable database of the best outdoor recreational bike/ped trails

 

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