13. Faber-Laumeister Trail - East Palo Alto

Overview Map Highlighting Faber-Laumeister Trail

0.45 miles one way

Amenities and Uses
Hiking, bicycling, bank fishing at the end of trail. No pets.

Trail Surface
Uneven, but flat compacted dirt levee.

This short trail leads you out to the bay’s edge with wonderful views looking east. The endangered Ridgway’s rail makes its home in the salt marsh and shorebirds feed on the mudflats with the outgoing tide.

Connections to Other Trails
Connects to the San Francisquito Creek Path (paved), also part of the Bay Trail System. 

Directions to Trailhead
From HWY 101, exit at University Ave. and head north. Turn right onto Runnymede St. for about 0.8 mile until it dead ends. Park on the street and walk up the path to the refuge sign marking the trailhead.

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Faber-Laumeister Trail Map