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Don Castro Regional Recreation Area
Main Staging Area
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Main Staging Area
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City: Hayward
Region: EastBay
Park: Don Castro Regional Recreation Area
Park Map URL: Click Here

Thursday, March 24, 2016 @ 9:30 AM


Event Notes:

A moderate 7+ mile, 1,200-foot elevation gain loop hike starting from Hayward's Don Castro Regional Recreation Area (use 22400 Woodroe Ave., Hayward for GPS) Route will be Whispering Creek Trail, Chabot-to-Garin Trail, stopping to rest/snack after 4 miles at the Metal Corral. Return on No Name Trail, Shady Canyon Trail, Bay Area Ridge Trail, Ridgetop Trail, and Shoreline Trail back to the parking lot. Water/bathrooms at Don Castro traihead.

Contact: Dan   
Cell Phone: (925) 323-7384


Trail Notes:

Don Castro is a relatively small park which provides easy hiking access to Five Canyons Open Space and Cull Canyon Recreation Area.


Trailhead Directions:
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Don Castro Regional Recreation Area, 22400 Woodroe Ave., Hayward, 94541. From San Ramon via Crow Canyon Road which becomes Grove Way as you pass under HWY 580. Take first left onto Center St., left onto Kelly St. (Val's Burgers), left onto Woodroe Ave. Woodroe Ave. ends in the Don Castro parking area. We will meet near the Park Office/bathrooms. From Dublin, HWY 580 West, take the Castro Valley Exit, turn left onto E. Castro Valley Blvd., left onto Grove Way and follow info above. From Oakland HWY 580 East, take the Grove Way/Crow Canyon Exit, right onto Grove Way and follow info above.

Parking Fee: None
Other Fees: None

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

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