City: Blackhawk Park: Morgan Territory Regional Preserve
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
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.