There are plenty of reasons to want to call Walnut Creek home, starting with a picturesque East Bay setting at the foot of Mount Diablo. Enviable weather, outstanding schools (students are part of the Walnut Creek School District), terrific amenities and convenient access via BART to San Francisco and other East Bay locations also top the list. Multi-purpose trails (including a section of the 55 mile Iron Horse Regional Trail that runs from Concord to Dublin), numerous city parks, abundant open space and tennis and golf opportunities galore make it easy to enjoy Walnut Creek's year-round delightful weather. Upscale open-air shopping in downtown Walnut Creek and restaurants and cafes representing a variety of cuisines make Walnut Creek an attractive place for a evening out on a date or as a family. Walnut Creek is also home to Rossmoor, an active senior gated community with over 6700 residences on over 1800 acres in the rolling East Bay hills. Click here all the homes for sale in Rossmoor Click here to view Walnut Creek Market Statistics from the MLS or Rankings of Walnut Creek Schools. Click here for the Walnut Creek Schools Boundary Map.