Shell Ridge Open Space
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City: Walnut Creek Region: EastBay Park: Shell Ridge Open SpacePark Map URL: Click Here
Thursday, March 03, 2016 @ 9:30 AM
About a 7.5 mile, 1,200-foot elevation gain loop hike in Diablo Foothills/Shell Ridge starting from Rudgear Park in Walnut Creek. Use 2250 Stewart Ave., Walnut Creek for GPS. Route will be Sugarloaf-Shell Ridge Trail, Franco Ranch Loop Trail, Benham Court, Hazard Trail, Foothills Trail, Stonegate Trail, Briones to Mt. Diablo Trail, Buckeye Ravine Trail, Fairy Lantern Trail, Castle Rock single track trail, Diablo Scenic Trail, Borges Ranch Trail stopping at Bob Pond to rest/snack. Return on Borges Ranch Trail, Twin Ponds Trail, Foothills Trail, Sugarloaf-Shell Ridge Trail back to the trailhead. Water/bathrooms at trailhead and Bob Pond.
Cell Phone: (925) 323-7384
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From 680 southbound take exit 45A for So. Main St. Turn right onto So. Main St. and continue for 0.3 mile to Danville Blvd. Continue for 0.3 mile and turn left onto Rudgear Road.
Other Fees: None
The trailhead information on this page was last updated
Thursday, November 30, 2017.
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