Mitchell Canyon

Mitchell Canyon
City: Clayton
Park: Mt. Diablo State Park
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Sunday, November 09, 2008 @ 9:00 AM

Event Notes:

We will meet at the parking lot. Starts out easy, but soon changes to difficult. Shade early but then all sun. It is a difficult hike. Bring your cameras for the group photo at the summit. Call me before 7:30 if you have questions.

Contact: Andrew Kincaid
Cell Phone: (925)


Trail Notes:

Water and toilets at staging area, Juniper, and at the Summit.


Directions to Trailhead:

Meet at Mitchell Canyon Staging area.

From Hwy 24 East and 680 North, take the Ygnacio Valley Road exit. At end of off ramp, turn right at the light onto Ygnacio Valley Road. Continue east for 15-20 minutes (approximately 7 miles) uphill into Concord. At Clayton Road (stoplight) turn RIGHT. At stoplight, turn right onto Mitchell Canyon Road. Follow to the end.

From Antioch/Pittsburg, follow Kirker Pass Road past Pavilion downhill into Concord. At Clayton Road (stoplight), turn LEFT. At stoplight, turn right onto Mitchell Canyon Road. Follow to the end.

Bring exact change of $6 for parking and use the self pay envelopes located at the entrance gate. No change is available. $5 for seniors 55+.

TrailHead Parking Fee: $6 / $5 for 55+
Other Fees: none

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