City: Walnut Creek Park: Lime Ridge Open SpaceAlternate URL: Click Here
A moderate loop hike of 6+ miles with an 1100-foot elevation gain in Lime Ridge. Route will be the Ohlone and Blue Oak Trails, through the Ygnacio Valley Road tunnel, unnamed trail by Bayberry Pond, Lime Ridge Trail through the northerly Ygnacio Valley Road tunnel to our rest/snack spot on top of the ridge. Then continuing on Lime Ridge, Manzanita, Paraiso, and Ohlone Trails to Arbolado Park. Restrooms, water and plenty of parking at Arbolado Park. Meet at the restrooms near the tennis courts. Map Link: http://mapq.st/1gB8Z1wContact: Howard
From 680, exit at Ygnacio Valley Rd. and go east about 3.3 miles to Oak Grove Rd. (traffic light). Right about .75 miles to Arbolado Dr. Left about .25 miles to Arbolado Park on the left. Park in the parking lot opposite Sutton Drive. Meet by the bathroom next to the tennis courts.