Ringtail Cat Staging Area
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Ringtail Cat Staging Area
City: Alamo
Park: Las Trampas Regional Wilderness
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Sunday, June 26, 2016 @ 8:30 AM

Event Notes:

An 8+ mile, 1800-ft elevation gain out-and-back hike from the Ringtail Cat Staging Area in Alamo to Las Trampas Peak.

Route can be shortened if weather is too hot. Route is Ringtail Cat Trail, right on Madrone Trail through the 1st gate, right at 2nd gate to Las Trampas Peak. After a short rest/snack stop, return in the reverse order.

Lots of shade except near the peak. Bring adequate water as there is neither water nor other facilities on the hike.

GPS address: 560 Hemme Ave., Alamo, CA 94507. Parking lot is small, but plenty of street parking on Hemme before the lot.

NOTE: 8:30 START TIME TO BEAT THE HEAT!

Contact: Howard   
Email: [email protected]
Cell Phone: (925) 548-8783


Trail Notes:

No services at this end of the Park. Bring lots of fluids. This hike is dog friendly.


Directions to Trailhead:

For GPS, a nearby address is 560 Hemme Ave., Alamo, CA 94507.

From I-680S exit at Stone Valley Rd W in Alamo. Turn right onto Stone Valley Rd. and drive 0.2 miles. Turn left onto Danville Blvd. and drive for 0.7 miles. At traffic light turn right onto Hemme Ave. and drive 0.5 mile to the end of the street.

From I-680N exit at El Cerro Blvd. in Danville toward El Pintado Rd. Turn left onto El Cerro Blvd. Turn right onto Danville Blvd. and drive 1.4 miles to traffic light at Hemme Ave. Turn left onto Hemme Ave. and drive 0.5 mile to the end of the street.

Trailhead is 100 yards past 512 Hemme Avenue, Alamo.

TrailHead Parking Fee: none
Other Fees: none

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The trailhead information on this page was last updated Thursday, November 30, 2017.