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Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve
Sibley Volcanic Preserve
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Sibley Volcanic Preserve
Click the Staging Area/Trail Name above for park information.
City: Berkeley
Region: EastBay
Park: Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve
Park Map URL: Click Here

Thursday, June 30, 2016 @ 8:30 AM

Event Notes:

Three Park Hike
Sibley - Huckleberry - Redwood

Note: 8:30 am Start

A moderate+ 7.3 mile, 1500 ft. hike from Sibley, through Huckleberry to Redwood Regional Park.

Starting from the restrooms in Sibley we head out on the Bay Area Ridge Trail along Lower Huckleberry Path into Redwood Regional Park. Then our route continues on East Ridge, West Ridge, French, and Tres Sendas Trails down to a snack stop.

We'll return on Stream, Eucalyptus, Phillips Loop, and East Ridge Trails to the Bay Area Ridge Trail through Huckleberry on the Upper Huckleberry Trail. After passing through the Huckleberry Staging area we complete the hike along Skyline road into Sibley.

Note: The directions below are not the best. Please us this Google Maps link for directions to EBRPD Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve.

For the Luddites:
From Hwy 24, exit Fish Ranch Rd, up to a left on Grizzly Peak Blvd, 2.4 miles to a left on Skyline, 0.1 mile to the entrance on your left.
From Northbound Hwy 13, exit Park Blvd, left on Mountain Blvd, right on Snake Road 1.9 miles to the top and left on Skyline, 0.8 miles to the Park.

Note: 8:30am Start

Leader: Joel Schantz

Trail Notes:

This 2.6 mile loop hike is easy. Trails have minimal elevation changes and the preserve is small. Trailhead elevation is around 1400 feet. The featured hike climbs to about 1600 feet, then descends back to the trailhead -- total elevation change is about 465 feet. Dogs are permitted.

Trailhead Directions:

From eastbound Highway 24 in Alameda County, exit Claremont. Bear left at the bottom of the exit ramp, then drive about 1.5 miles on Claremont Avenue to the intersection with Ashby. Continue straight through the light on Claremont Avenue (Claremont Boulevard veers left). You should see the Claremont Hotel on the right, as well as a brown "parks" sign for Tilden and Sibley Parks. Continue on Claremont about 2 miles to the intersection with Grizzly Peak Boulevard. Turn right and drive about 2.4 miles to the intersection with Skyline Boulevard. Turn left onto Skyline, and almost immediately, after .1 mile, turn left into the preserve entrance.

The trailhead information on this page was last updated
Tuesday, December 16, 2003.

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