Finley Rd Entrance

Finley Rd Entrance
City: Blackhawk
Park: Morgan Territory Regional Preserve

Thursday, October 08, 2009 @ 9:30 AM

Event Notes:

We will reduce this route to about 6 miles. Pace and hike difficulty will be moderate. Route is Old Finley Rd, Highland Ridge Rd, Crestview Rd, Black Hills Tr, Sulphur Springs Tr to Old Finley Rd and return to trailhead. We will stop at about halfway for a short rest/snack stop. Since part of it is in Mt Diablo State Park, dogs are not allowed. No water or facilities are available.

Contact: Howard   
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Cell Phone: (925) 548-8783

Trail Notes:

Explore this wilderness area located in the remote hills between Mt Diablo St Pk & Morgan Territory Regional Park. Access is via Finley Rd trailhead (east of Blackhawk). For seasoned hikers only, please! Not a beginner hike. Approximately 8 miles total distance, with moderate elevation gain and a moderate to brisk pace. Bring plenty of water and snacks. No water or facilities available.

Directions to Trailhead:

Exit I-680 at Diablo Rd in Danville and go EAST towards Mt Diablo (away from downtown Danville...that would be LEFT from Southbound I-680 or RIGHT from Northbound I-680. Go EAST under freeway about ½ mi to "Y" in road. Take Right onto Camino Tassajara Rd. Stay on Camino Tassajara by turning LEFT at intersection with Sycamore Valley Rd. Follow Camino Tassajara east about 7 miles past Blackhawk and other housing developments. When you pass school on left, will become open space. Watch for Finley Rd & turn LEFT. Follow road about 2 miles & park alongside road. No parking within last ½ mile! If you see no parking signs, you have gone too far.

The trailhead information on this page was last updated Wednesday, September 13, 2006.