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Briones Reservoir
Briones Reservoir Overlook hike
RSVPs - 35 -- YES: 8 NO: 15 MAYBE: 12

Briones Reservoir Overlook hike
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City: Orinda/Lafayette
Region: EastBay
Park: Briones Reservoir

Sunday, March 06, 2016 @ 9:00 AM


Event Notes:

Naturalist Trail Gail of East Bay Parks has invited us to join her Briones Reservoir Long Hike which will circumnavigate the reservoir. About 13+ miles with 1600-ft elevation gain.

BRIONES RESERVOIR LONG HIKE Briones  EBMUD Overlook Staging Area Trail Gail 9am-3pm, Sun, Mar 6 Explore various habitats, from dense oak to bay forest and open grassland, on this 13+ mile adventure. Expect grand vistas and amazing plants! Walk goes rain or shine, but mud shortens. 10+yrs Sorry No Dogs :-( No registration, dropĀ­-in, for info (510) 544-2233

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


Trailhead Directions:

From highway 24 westbound take the Orinda exit. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Orinda Village/Richmond and merge onto Camino Pablo. Continue on Camino Pablo for 2.2 miles to Bear Creek Road.

From highway 24 eastbound take the exit toward Moraga. Turn left onto Camino Pablo and continue for 2.3 miles to Bear Creek Road.

At Bear Creek Road (traffic signal) turn right and drive 1.4 miles to the Briones Overlook staging area on the left. It is very near the top of a big hill. Easy to miss, so drive slow. Big parking lot, small entrance.

Other Fees: EBMUD permit required

The trailhead information on this page was last updated
Wednesday, February 19, 2014.

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