Cañada Road — Short Route
14 miles     600 ft
29 Mar 2015

Pleasant ride with great views of Lower Crystal Springs Reservoir. Best done on Sundays between 9am and 3pm when Cañada Road is vehicle free.

Elevation Profile
Trip Planning

Route: MapMyRideStrava. The entire route is also drawn clearly on trail maps: here and here.

Traffic: Light traffic along Cañada Road.

Climbing: Gentle grade. No hills or steep sections. Great ride for beginners looking for a short route.

Bike Trails: No bike trails. Comfortable bike lane all along Cañada Road.

Views: Great views of Lower Crystal Springs Reservoir after the six mile mark along Cañada Road.

Water stops and restrooms? Restrooms are available at Roberts Market, the starting point.

Good time to visit? Any time of the year. Sundays are best because the County of San Mateo makes Cañada Road vehicle free from 9am to 3pm on Sundays. See Bicycle Sundays (Yelp reviews).

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Location: Roberts Market at the intersection of Cañada Road and Woodside Rd, Woodside, CA 94062 . No street address. Parking area is visible in Google Maps if you zoom in sufficiently.


Google Maps:

Parking Fees: None. Free parking. (last visited: March 2015)

Capacity: Street parking along Woodside Rd for about ten cars. About 0.2 miles away, there are large parking lots near Whiskey Hill Road (see Google Map). About 0.8 miles away, there is a free parking lot for about 25 cars near I-280 and CA-84 (Google Map).

Latitude: 37.429629     Longitude: -122.254058

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