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City: Hayward
Park: Don Castro Regional Recreation Area
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Thursday, May 18, 2017 @ 9:30 AM

Event Notes:

A moderate 7.5 mile, 1,200-foot elevation gain loop hike starting from Hayward's Don Castro Regional Recreation Area (use 22400 Woodroe Ave., Hayward for GPS) Route will be Whispering Creek Trail, Chabot-to-Garin/Bay Area Ridge Trail, stopping to rest/snack after 4 miles at the Metal Green Corral. Return on No Name Trail, Shady Canyon Trail, Bay Area Ridge Trail and Ridgetop Trail back to the parking lot. Water/bathrooms at Don Castro trailhead.

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


Trail Notes:

Don Castro is a relatively small park which provides easy hiking access to Five Canyons Open Space and Cull Canyon Recreation Area.


Directions to Trailhead:

Don Castro Regional Recreation Area, 22400 Woodroe Ave., Hayward, 94541. From San Ramon via Crow Canyon Road which becomes Grove Way as you pass under HWY 580. Take first left onto Center St., left onto Kelly St. (Val's Burgers), left onto Woodroe Ave. Woodroe Ave. ends in the Don Castro parking area. We will meet near the Park Office/bathrooms. From Dublin, HWY 580 West, take the Castro Valley Exit, turn left onto E. Castro Valley Blvd., left onto Grove Way and follow info above. From Oakland HWY 580 East, take the Grove Way/Crow Canyon Exit, right onto Grove Way and follow info above.

TrailHead Parking Fee: None
Other Fees: None

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