Sugarloaf to Borges Ranch

Sugarloaf to Borges Ranch
City: Walnut Creek
Park: Sugarloaf Open Space
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Sunday, January 11, 2009 @ 10:00 AM

Event Notes:

A moderate 6 mile roundtrip hike with 750 feet elevation gain to Borges Ranch. We will take a short stop for rest and snacks at Borges Ranch before we return. Dog friendly and off-leash OK for part of the hike. About 750 ft of elevation gain.

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


Trail Notes:

We will follow the Sugarloaf - Shell Ridge Trail to Bullfrog Pond. Then the Twin Pond Loop Trail to twin Ponds and the Borges Ranch trail to Borges Ranch. After a short rest stop we will return whence we came. A hike of approximately 5 1/2 to 6 miles with elevation gain of about 750 ft. Flush toilets and water at Sugarloaf and Borges Ranch. Dog friendly. On-leash in Sugarloaf and Borges Ranch but off-leash OK in Shell Ridge.


Directions to Trailhead:

From 680 northbound take the Rudgear Rd exit and turn right onto Rudgear Rd. After 0.6 mi turn right onto Youngs Valley Rd and drive to the end of the road From 680 southbound take the So Main St exit and turn right onto So Main St. Continue for 0.2 mi (So Main St becomes Danville Blvd). Turn left onto Rugear Rd. After 0.7 mi turn right onto Youngs Valley Rd and drive to the end of the road.

TrailHead Parking Fee: None
Other Fees: None

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The trailhead information on this page was last updated Sunday, January 04, 2009.