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Hike Details for Mt Diablo WaterFall Trail (Regency Gate)

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Mt. Diablo State Park
Mt Diablo WaterFall Trail (Regency Gate)
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Mt Diablo WaterFall Trail (Regency Gate)
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City: Clayton
Region: EastBay
Park: Mt. Diablo State Park

Sunday, January 10, 2016 @ 9:30 AM


Event Notes:

Waterfalls? Hike

A Moderate+ 6.8 mile, 1500ft hike of the Falls Trail on the North slope of Mt Diablo.

Route will be Donner Canyon Rd, Hetherrington, Donner, Wassermann, Cardinet Oaks Rd, and Falls Trails to a snack stop. We will return via Falls, Middle, Meridian Ridge Rd, Meridian Point, Back Creek, Back Creek Rd, Murchio Rd, and Donner Canyon Rd Trails.

Directions from Google Maps

Leader: Joel Schantz


Trail Notes:

This is a moderate hike, approximately 6-mile long roundtrip. Wildflowers, rock formations, and sweeping views make this a spectacular hike.


Trailhead Directions:

From I-680 Northbound or Hwy 24 East, exit at Ygnacio Valley Road (at Walnut Creek). At bottom of offramp at the stoplight, turn RIGHT on Ygnacio Valley Road. Proceed on Ygnacio Valley Road to Clayton Road in Concord (approx 7.5 miles) and turn right (east).

From I-680 Southbound, exit at Treat Blvd (at Walnut Creek). Turn left at the stop light, then immediate left at the next stop light (Treat Blvd). Follow Treat all the way up the hill into Concord (approx 8 miles). Turn right onto Clayton Road.

Proceed downhill on Clayton Road into the town of Clayton. At stoplight, turn Right onto Regency Drive. Follow to the end.

From Antioch/Pitttsburg, take Kirker Pass Road westbound and down the hill into Concord. Just past the Concord (Chronicle) Pavilion, turn LEFT at the light at Concord Blvd. Just past Indian Wells Way, Concord Blvd becomes Oakhurst Drive. Stay on Oakhurst and get into middle lane as you approach the intersection with Clayton Road (stoplight). Turn LEFT onto CLAYTON ROAD/MARSH CREEK ROAD. Then turn RIGHT at stoplight onto REGENCY DRIVE. Continue to the end.


The trailhead information on this page was last updated
Wednesday, May 09, 2007.

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