Ringtail Cat Staging Area
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Ringtail Cat Staging Area
City: Alamo
Park: Las Trampas Regional Wilderness
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Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 9:30 AM

Event Notes:

Moderate 6 mile, 1,000-foot elevation gain out-and-back hike from Hemme trailhead. Route will be Ringtail Cat Trail, No Name Trail #1, Madrone Trail, No Name Trail #2, stopping to rest/snack at the picnic bench at south end of Rohrer Trail. Return will be Madrone Trail, No Name Trail #3, Ringtail Cat Trail back to the parking area. No services on this hike. IGNORE THE TRAIL NOTES!

Contact: Dan   
Cell Phone: (925) 323-7384

Trail Notes:

This is a 6 mile hike (loop) to the Eugene O'Neill Historical Site (Tao House). 750' of elevation gain, which is in the shade. We can't do the house tour, because they are already booked up. We can explore the grounds and snack there. No services at the staging area, but there is at Tao House. We will return via the Iron Horse Trail.

Directions to Trailhead:

For GPS, a nearby address is 560 Hemme Ave., Alamo, CA 94507.

From I-680S exit at Stone Valley Rd W in Alamo. Turn right onto Stone Valley Rd. and drive 0.2 miles. Turn left onto Danville Blvd. and drive for 0.7 miles. At traffic light turn right onto Hemme Ave. and drive 0.5 mile to the end of the street.

From I-680N exit at El Cerro Blvd. in Danville toward El Pintado Rd. Turn left onto El Cerro Blvd. Turn right onto Danville Blvd. and drive 1.4 miles to traffic light at Hemme Ave. Turn left onto Hemme Ave. and drive 0.5 mile to the end of the street.

Trailhead is 100 yards past 512 Hemme Avenue, Alamo.

TrailHead Parking Fee: none
Other Fees: none

The trailhead information on this page was last updated Friday, October 17, 2014.