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Hike Details for Redwood Bowl

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Roberts Regional Recreation Area
Redwood Bowl
RSVPs - 15 -- YES: 6 NO: 7 MAYBE: 2

Redwood Bowl
Click the Staging Area/Trail Name above for park information.
City: Oakland
Region: EastBay
Park: Roberts Regional Recreation Area
Park Map URL: Click Here

Thursday, January 05, 2017 @ 9:30 AM


Event Notes:

Moderate two choice hike, either a 5.5 mile 700-foot or 7.5 mile 1,300-foot loop hike, both begin at Redwood Bowl Staging Area (use 10060 Skyline Blvd., Oakland for GPS). Actual start of hike is next to the bathrooms at Redwood Bowl picnic area. Route will be Roberts Ridge Trail, single track trail through PAL Camp crossing over Skyline Blvd. into Joaquin Miller's Big Trees Trail, crossing back over Skyline Blvd. into Redwood Regional Park and down the Dunn Trail, Golden Spike Trail, up the Montiero Trail, right on the Dunn Trail, right on the Baccharis Trail, left on the West Ridge Trail where the short hike will continue on the West Ridge Trail back to the parking area. Long hike will descend the Chown Trail stopping at Trail's End to rest/snack. Return will be Stream Trail, Mill Trail, French Trail & Madrone Trail back to the parking area. Water/bathrooms at trailhead and also at Trail's End for those on the long hike.

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


Trail Notes:

Various hikes on many different trails may be started from Redwood Bowl. Restrooms, water, and picnic tables are available here.


Trailhead Directions:
Click Here for a Map

From I-680 N or S take the exit onto CA-24 W/State Route 24 W toward Oakland/Lafayette. After 10.9 miles take the exit toward Hayward/California 13 S and merge onto CA-13 S. Go 3.2 miles and take the Joaquin Miller Rd/Lincoln Ave exit. Turn left onto Monterey Blvd. Take the 1st left onto Joaquin Miller Rd. After 1.2 miles turn left onto Skyline Blvd. Go about 1.3 miles for destination on the right.

From CA-24 E take the California 13 S exit toward Hayward and merge onto CA-13 S. after 2.9 miles take the Joaquin Miller Rd/Lincoln Ave exit. Turn left onto Monterey Blvd. Take the 1st left onto Joaquin Miller Rd. After 1.2 miles turn left onto Skyline Blvd. Go about 1.3 miles for destination on the right.

From I-580 W keep right to continue on CA-13 N/Warren Fwy and follow signs for California 13/Berkeley. After 2.3 miles Take the Joaquin Miller Rd exit. Turn right onto Joaquin Miller Rd. After 1.2 miles turn left onto Skyline Blvd. Go about 1.3 miles for destination on the right.

Parking Fee: None
Other Fees: None

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

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