Donner Canyon to Meridian Pt

City: Clayton
Park: Mt. Diablo State Park

Friday, December 04, 2009 @ 9:30 AM

Event Notes:

We take Donner Canyon Rd to Meridian Pt trail and turn right at Back Creek trail. Back Creek is single track and is a fun trail to hike. We take it back to the start. No dogs allowed.

Leader: Brian Farr


Trail Notes:

This is a 6 mile hike with 1,000 ft of elevation. Mix of sun and shade, fire road and single track. Hiking poles helpful.


Directions to Trailhead:

From Dublin/San Ramon, take Hwy 680 North towards Concord/Martinez. Exit at Ygnacio Valley Road in Walnut Creek. At bottom of offramp, turn RIGHT at stoplight onto Ygnacio Valley Road. Continue on Ygnacio for 7.5 miles up the hill and into the city of Concord. At stoplight turn RIGHT onto Clayton Road.

Or from the north, take Southbound 680 and exit at Treat Blvd. At end of offramp turn left then make an immediate left turn at the next light onto Treat Blvd. Follow Treat into the city of Concord for approximately 8 miles. At light turn right onto Clayton Road.

Take Clayton Road into the Town of Clayton. Pass Mitchell Canyon Rd on your right and Oakhurst and Diablo View School on your left. Regency Drive is a private residential street with a traffic light at its intersection. Turn right on Regency Drive and park at the end of the street. Regency Gate is just down the hill from the Dead End.

TrailHead Parking Fee: none
Other Fees: none


The trailhead information on this page was last updated Friday, September 18, 2009.