Castle Rock Park
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Castle Rock Park
City: Walnut Creek
Park: Castle Rock Regional Recreation Area
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Thursday, October 17, 2019 @ 9:30 AM

Event Notes:

Castle Rock Park


Starting at 9:30 am from Walnut Creek's Castle Rock Park is a moderate 7.5-mile 1200-ft elevation gain loop-hike to Camel Rock.

Route is Stage Road, left onto Sunset Trail, slight left for Falcon Road, right onto Little Pine Creek Road, left onto Burma Road and across North Gate Road to Camel Rock for a short rest/snack stop.

Return back on Burma Road keeping left to follow Burma Road downhill, right onto Stage Road to Castle Rock Park.

Water and restrooms at Castle Rock Park. Dogs not allowed in Mt. Diablo State Park.

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


Trail Notes:

A series of hikes starting at Castle Rock Park going into Mt Diablo State Park


Directions to Trailhead:

From 24 Fwy take the I-680 N exit on the LEFT toward SACRAMENTO/CONCORD and then exit 15B for Ygnacio Valley Rd. Turn RIGHT onto Ygnacio Valley Rd and drive 2.2 miles. Turn RIGHT on Walnut Ave. Drive 1.6 miles to the roundabout. Follow AT ROUNDABOUT directions below. From 680 Fwy northbound take exit 46B for Ygnacio Valley Rd. Turn RIGHT onto Ygnacio Valley Rd and drive 2.2 miles. Turn RIGHT on Walnut Ave. Drive 1.6 miles to the roundabout. Follow AT ROUNDABOUT directions below. From 680 Fwy southbound take exit 47 for N Main St. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for North Main St S and merge onto N Main St. Turn left onto Ygnacio Valley Rd. After 2 miles turn RIGHT on Walnut Ave. Drive 1.6 miles to the roundabout. Follow AT ROUNDABOUT directions below. From Ygnacio Valley Rd westbound, turn LEFT onto Oak Grove Rd and drive for 1.1 miles to the roundabout. Follow AT ROUNDABOUT directions below. AT ROUNDABOUT: Take the exit onto Oak Grove Rd. Oak Grove Rd becomes Castle Rock Rd. Drive for 2.1 miles to the Park. Limited parking is available at the end of Castle Rock Rd, but there is additional parking at the Orchard Staging Area on the right before the end of the road. Address is 1700 Castle Rock Road, Walnut Creek.

TrailHead Parking Fee: None
Other Fees: None

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