Finley Rd Entrance
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Finley Rd Entrance
City: Blackhawk
Park: Morgan Territory Regional Preserve

Thursday, February 18, 2016 @ 9:30 AM

Event Notes:

About an 8 mile, 1,100-foot elevation gain balloon hike in Morgan Territory Regional Preserve starting from Finley Road. Route will be Old Finley Road, Oyster Point Trail, Jackass Canyon Trail, Riggs Canyon Trail, cross over to Tassajara Creek Trail stopping at Bobs Pond to rest/snack/enjoy the view. Return on Bobs Pond Trail, Highland Ridge Road, Old Finley Road, Amphitheater Trail, Walnut Trail, rejoining Old Finley Road back to the trail head. No facilities available on this hike.

Contact: Dan   
Cell Phone: (925) 323-7384


Trail Notes:

Explore this wilderness area located in the remote hills between Mt Diablo St Pk & Morgan Territory Regional Park. Access is via Finley Rd trailhead (east of Blackhawk). For seasoned hikers only, please! Not a beginner hike. Approximately 8 miles total distance, with moderate elevation gain and a moderate to brisk pace. Bring plenty of water and snacks. No water or facilities available.


Directions to Trailhead:

Exit I-680 at Diablo Rd in Danville and go EAST towards Mt Diablo (away from downtown Danville...that would be LEFT from Southbound I-680 or RIGHT from Northbound I-680. Go EAST under freeway about ½ mi to "Y" in road. Take Right onto Camino Tassajara Rd. Stay on Camino Tassajara by turning LEFT at intersection with Sycamore Valley Rd. Follow Camino Tassajara east about 7 miles past Blackhawk and other housing developments. When you pass school on left, will become open space. Watch for Finley Rd & turn LEFT. Follow road about 2 miles & park alongside road. No parking within last ½ mile! If you see no parking signs, you have gone too far.



The trailhead information on this page was last updated Wednesday, September 13, 2006.