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Hike Details for Marciel Gate

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Anthony Chabot Regional Park
Marciel Gate
RSVPs - 18 -- YES: 9 NO: 6 MAYBE: 3

Marciel Gate
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City: Oakland
Region: EastBay
Park: Anthony Chabot Regional Park
Park Map URL: Click Here

Sunday, July 24, 2016 @ 8:30 AM


Event Notes:

No Ticks Allowed Hike


Join us on another hot day inland for a 8:30 am hike to explore Anthony Chabot Regional Park. A hiker's choice of either a moderate 6.3 mile/900 ft or a moderate+ 9.4 mile/1400 ft. hike, we will meet at the Marciel Gate.

Hike begins on Redtail Trail, right on Grass Valley, left on Ranch Trail, left on Goldenrod, left down Buckeye Trail to Bort Meadow for the short hike rest stop. All hikers continue on Brandon trail to the Stone Bridge where the long hikers will have a rest stop. Crossing the Stone Bridge and continuing up Brandon Trail, the short hike will turn left on Cottontail and right on Redtail Trail to the parking lot.

The long hike continues past Cottontail on Brandon, right on Escondido, left on Brandon and a sharp right on up the steep Deer Canyon. We will turn left on Redtail and follow it back down to the parking lot.

Detailed directions and maps will be available for both hikes, and the trail will be marked along the route. There are no facilities at the trailhead, there are restrooms at Bort Meadow about 4 miles into the hike. Please allow plenty of time to make the drive safely down winding Redwood Road! See you at 8:30 am!!!

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


Trail Notes:

A variety of loop hikes can be started on the Redtail or Cottontail Trails from Marciel Gate.


Trailhead Directions:
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Address for Marciel Gate at Anthony Chabot Park is 9999 Redwood Road, Castro Valley, CA.

From I-580 westbound: Take the Redwood Road exit toward Castro Valley. Go 0.2 mi and turn right onto Redwood Road. Go 6.1 miles to Marciel Gate on the left.

From I-580 eastbound: Take the Redwood Road exit toward Castro Valley. Go 0.2 mi and turn left onto Redwood Road. Go 6.1 miles to Marciel Gate on the left.

From Hwy 24 westbound or Hwy 13: Take the exit toward Hayward/California 13 S and merge onto CA-13 S. After 4.2 miles take the Redwood Road exit toward Carson Street for 0.1 mile. Turn left onto Redwood Road. After 3.8 miles turn right to stay on Redwood Road. Drive for 4.0 miles where Marciel Gate is on the right. Park in lot.

Parking Fee: None
Other Fees: None

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

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