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Hike Details for Marshall Drive Entrance

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Shell Ridge Open Space
Marshall Drive Entrance

City: Walnut Creek
Region: EastBay
Park: Shell Ridge Open Space

Sunday, January 24, 2016 @ 9:30 AM


Event Notes:

A moderate 6+ mile 1200-foot elevation gain loop hike to Borges Ranch. Route will be Briones Mt. Diablo Trail, Indian Creek Trail, Ginder Gap Loop Trail, Ridge Top Trail, Briones Mt. Diablo Trail, and Borges Ranch Trail to Borges Ranch for a rest/snack stop.

Return via Borges Ranch Trail, Hanna Lane Trail, Flat Top Trail, Ridge Top Trail and paved road to the Marshall Drive trailhead.

No facilities at the trailhead, but water, restroom and shaded picnic tables at Borges Ranch.

Expect some mud and standing water, but this route should minimize any problems.

Contact: Howard   
Email: [email protected]
Cell Phone: (925) 548-8783


Trail Notes:

There are various choices from the staging area - sunny or shady, steep or merely rolling. Dogs may run free.


Trailhead Directions:
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From 680 north or 24 east get off at the Ygnacio Valley Exit and turn right (east) onto Ygnacio Valley Road. Pass California, Main, Broadway, and Walnut Boulevard. Turn right (south) onto Homestead. Take your first left onto Marshall Drive. Go to the end. Park on street.

Parking Fee: none

The trailhead information on this page was last updated
Friday, August 08, 2008.

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