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Hike Details for Macedo Ranch

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Mt. Diablo State Park
Macedo Ranch
RSVPs - 21 -- YES: 9 NO: 7 MAYBE: 5

Macedo Ranch
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City: Alamo
Region: EastBay
Park: Mt. Diablo State Park
Park Map URL: Click Here
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Sunday, August 07, 2016 @ 8:30 AM

Event Notes:

China, Yosemite, and a Secret Hike

Join us for an 8:30 am hike on beautiful Mt. Diablo. We'll explore the Great Wall of China, hike to Yosemite, and then take the Stage Line up to a Secret Trail high above the valley! This is a hiker's choice of a short 7.3 mile/1500' moderate hike, a medium 8.8 mile/1800' challenging hike, or a long 9.6 mile/2200' difficult hike.

Hike begins on Wall Point Rd., left on Briones-Mt. Diablo Trail. The medium/long hikes diverge at Little Yosemite for a 1.5 mile out and back staying on Briones-Mt. Diablo, left on China Wall Rd., past the wall itself all the way to the park boundary, then retrace back to Little Yosemite. All hikers will continue on Little Yosemite Tr., through the gate into EBRPD, right on Stage Rd through the gate into MDSP.

Hike continues on Stage Rd., right on Barbecue Terrace, right on Secret Trail and right on Wall Point Road. All hikers will break just up the road at Wall Point. After the break, all hikers continue down Wall Point Rd. The long hike turns left on Emmons Canyon Rd., a .8 mile/400' out and back slog down a steep canyon to the park boundary and back to rejoin the other hikers. All hikers continue down Wall Point Rd., making left turns all the way back to Macedo Ranch.

Parking is $6, please bring exact change! Detailed directions and maps will be available and the trail will be marked along the route. Facilities at the trailhead only, NO DOGS allowed in Mount Diablo State Park. See you at 8:30 am!!!

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

Trail Notes:

Many different hikes of varying difficulty may be started from Macedo Ranch. Water, flush toilets, and picnic tables at the Ranch. See Event Notes for specific details and difficulty of the hike.

Trailhead Directions:
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From I-680 Northbound: Take exit 39 for Diablo Rd for 0.3 mi. Turn right onto Diablo Rd for 0.7 mi. Turn right to stay on Diablo Rd for 0.6 mi. Turn left onto Green Valley Rd for 1.9+ mi. Continue to end of road. From I-680 Southbound: Take exit 42A for Stone Valley Rd E for 0.2 mi. Turn right onto Stone Valley Rd for 3.0 mi. Turn left onto Green Valley Rd for 1.2+ mi. Continue to end of road. Nearby address is: Green Valley Rd & Wild Flower Pl, Alamo, CA

Parking Fee: $6
Other Fees: None

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

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