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Mt. Diablo State Park
Curry Point
RSVPs - 19 -- YES: 7 NO: 7 MAYBE: 5

Curry Point
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City: Danville
Region: EastBay
Park: Mt. Diablo State Park
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Saturday, March 26, 2016 @ 9:30 AM


Event Notes:

Mt. Diablo Loop Hike Into History


Join me for a special Saturday hike on Mt. Diablo. This hike is from The Hiker's Guide to Mount Diablo and is #20, but in reverse. It is a challenging 7.7 mile/2400' hike on the Danville side of the mountain, which requires admission through the main gate at a cost of $10. That is why we will meet at the Danville Park & Ride at 8:30 and carpool up to Curry Point and split the cost. There we will be an option for an additional 2 miles/500' on some out and back trails along the way, just because they're there.

Route will be Curry Canyon Rd., left on Frog Pond, left on Green Ranch Rd. We will take a break at the Green Ranch Site. Continue on Green Ranch, left on Oak Knoll. Cross the road and take Summit Trail left back down the mountain. Continue on Summit, which hugs the road all the way back to Curry Point.

Extra Credit portions are all out and back hikes. They include a 50 yard excursion to the grinding holes off of Curry Cyn, a half mile jaunt to Frog Pond, and a 1.6/400' trip to Rhine Cyn.

We will meet at Danville Park & Ride at 8:30 for a 9:30 hike starting from Curry Point. No Dogs Allowed in the park. Flour arrows will guide your way along with provided maps. No facilities at Curry Point, use restrooms at Rock City or Junction.

Contact: Steve Smith
Email: [email protected]
Cell Phone: (925) 325-0805


Trail Notes:

Mount Diablo offers 170 miles of hiking trails and is the gem of Contra Costa County.


Trailhead Directions:
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From Highway 680 exit Diablo Road. Follow the brown parks signs: drive east on Diablo Road, turn right to continue on Diablo Road at El Cerro, straight at Green Valley, then left onto Mount Diablo Scenic Boulevard at Stop Sign. Drive north on Mount Diablo Scenic Boulevard, which morphs into South Gate Road at the park boundary. Drive carefully uphill on this narrow road (watch out for bicyclists) to the entrance kiosk. Then continue about 1.5 miles to a broad flat parking lot on the right side of the road (the Curry Point sign is near the start of the trail, but it's the first parking lot past Rock City).

Parking Fee: $10

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

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