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Alamo is a small, unincorporated town located between Walnut Creek and Danville in Contra Costa County, California, USA.

Get in[edit]

Map of Alamo (California)

By car[edit]

Take I-680 north from Pleasanton or the Silicon Valley to the Danville area.

Get around[edit]

The most popular form of transportation other than a car is a bicycle. A lot of people ride their bikes around town, and especially up in the Las Trampas Hills. This is a moderate hill for bicyclists.


Alamo does not have many important sights to see, but one of the town's interesting sights is the plastic horse on top of the 1 Alamo Shoe Repair. During the holiday season, the horse has a wreath on its neck.






Go next[edit]

  • Mount Diablo State Park - This 20,000 acre park borders Alamo to the northeast and provides great hiking opportunities on a mountain that dominates the landscape for most of central and eastern Contra Costa County. It offers an incredible viewshed, with views on clear days stretching 181 miles to Mount Lassen.
Routes through Alamo
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