Castle Rock loop

City: Walnut Creek
Park: Castle Rock Regional Recreation Area

Thursday, October 13, 2011 @ 9:30 AM

Event Notes:

About a 5-mile and 800-foot elevation gain loop hike. Route will be Pine Creek, Shell Ridge Loop, Briones Mt Diablo, and Little Yosemite trails with a rest/snack stop at the junction of Little Yosemite and Pine Creek trails. Return via Pine Creek and Castle Rock trails to the Castle Rock trailhead. Water, restrooms and picnic tables at Castle Rock Park. Trailhead address is 1700 Castle Rock Road.

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

Directions to Trailhead:

From 24 Fwy take the I-680 N exit on the LEFT toward SACRAMENTO/CONCORD and then exit at Ygnacio Valley Rd. From 680 Fwy exit at Ygnacio Valley Rd. Turn RIGHT onto Ygnacio Valley Rd and drive 2.2 miles to Walnut Ave (NOT Walnut Blvd). Turn RIGHT on Walnut Ave and drive 1.6 miles to the roundabout and take the first exit onto Oak Grove Rd. From Ygnacio Valley Rd westbound, turn LEFT onto Oak Grove Rd and drive for 1.1 miles to the roundabout. From the roundabout, Oak Grove Rd becomes Castle Rock Rd. Drive for 2.1 miles to the Park. Limited parking is available at the end of Castle Rock Rd but ther is additional parking at the Orchard Staging

TrailHead Parking Fee: None
Other Fees: None

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The trailhead information on this page was last updated Thursday, July 09, 2009.