Elderberry to Devil's Hole (Las Trampas)

City: San Ramon
Park: EBRPD

Thursday, November 12, 2009 @ 9:30 AM

Event Notes:

This is a difficult hike because of the steep descent into Devil's Hole and then the steep ascent to the ridgetop. The hike is entirely within Las Trampas so it is dog friendly. No EBMUD permits needed. Hiking poles recommended.

Contact: Andrew Kincaid
Cell Phone: (925)


Trail Notes:

This is a difficult hike. 2 miles up the Elderberry to the Devil's Hole trail junction. Then a steep descent of 2 miles to Devil's Hole. Total distance is 8 miles and elevation gain is 2,000 ft. Hiking poles recommended. Slightly more sun than shade on these fireroads.


Directions to Trailhead:

Take Hwy 680 towards San Ramon. From 680 Southbound, exit and turn right (west) at Crow Canyon. Proceed 1 mile and turn Right on Bollinger Canyon (traffic light). Drive to the end of the road ~4.5 miles. The trail head parking lot is on the left.

From 680 Northbound, exit at Crow Canyon and turn left (west). Proceed 1 mile and turn Right on Bollinger Canyon (traffic light). Drive to the end of the road ~4.5 miles. The trail head parking lot is on the left.

The lot is paved and there are restrooms. If it is full, park off the road.

TrailHead Parking Fee: none
Other Fees: none


The trailhead information on this page was last updated Tuesday, November 22, 2011.