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

Thursday, October 03, 2013 @ 9:30 AM

Event Notes:

A moderate loop hike of about 7 miles and 1100-foot elevation gain. Route will be Old Finley Road, Riggs Canyon Road, Tassajara Creek Trail stopping at Bobs Pond to snack/rest. Then onto Highland Ridge Road, back down Old Finley Road (with a short detour on Amphitheater Trail to view grinding holes) continuing back to the trailhead. No facilities available on this hike.

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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.