MacDonald Staging Area
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MacDonald Staging Area
City: Oakland
Park: Anthony Chabot Regional Park
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Thursday, July 17, 2014 @ 9:30 AM

Event Notes:

MacDonald Trail to Bort Meadow

An 5.7 Mile, 1000ft out and back hike to EBRPD Anthony Chabot Bort Meadow from the MacDonald Staging Area on Redwood Road. An additional 1.5 Mile, 350ft loop on will be available for interested hikers.

Starting from the MacDonald Gate this hike takes MacDonald, and Grass Valley Trails to Bort Meadow for a snack break. The shorter hike follows the same path back.

The longer hike will make a clockwise loop on Buckeye, Goldenrod, Ranch, and Grass Valley Trails, before returning on the path that brought us to Bort Meadow.

Leader: Joel Schantz


Trail Notes:

This staging area provides trail access to EBRPD Anthony Chabot and Redwood Regional Parks.

No Facilities at the Staging Area.


Directions to Trailhead:

Take the Redwood Road exit from Highway 13 in Oakland, head East, up the hill, to Skyline Blvd. Continue down the hill on Redwood Road to the MacDonald Staging Area Parking lot on your right. (approximately 3 miles from CA13)

TrailHead Parking Fee: none
Other Fees: none

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The trailhead information on this page was last updated Thursday, November 30, 2017.