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Hike Details for Livorna Staging Area, Foothills Trail

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Diablo Foothills Regional Park
Livorna Staging Area, Foothills Trail
RSVPs - 45 -- YES: 22 NO: 18 MAYBE: 5

Livorna Staging Area, Foothills Trail
Click the Staging Area/Trail Name above for park information.
City: Alamo
Region: EastBay
Park: Diablo Foothills Regional Park
Park Map URL: Click Here

Sunday, June 11, 2017 @ 9:00 AM


Event Notes:

NOTE 9:00 AM START TIME.

A 7.5-mi, 1400-ft elevation gain loop-hike from the Livorna Staging Area to Castle Rock Park.

Route will be across the street to the Alamo Trail, left uphill on the Hanging Valley Trail, right on the Stonegate Trail, left on Briones to Mt. Diablo Trail, right on the 2nd Buckeye Ravine Trail, right on Fairy Lantern Trail, left on Castle Rock Trail to the picnic tables for a short rest/snack stop.

Return back on Castle Rock Trail, right on Fairy Lantern Trail, left to continue on Fairy Lantern Trail, right on Briones to Mt. Diablo Trail, left on Borges Ranch Trail, right on far Twin Ponds Loop Trail to Bullfrog Pond, then through the gate for a right on Sugarloaf Shell Ridge Loop Trail, left on Franco Ranch Trail, left on Hazard Hill Trail to return to the Livorna Staging Area.

No facilities at Livorna Staging Area but water and restrooms at Castle Rock Park. Dogs OK off-leash on the trails.

Contact: Howard   
Email: [email protected]
Cell Phone: (925) 548-8783


Trail Notes:

Mostly sun with some shaded areas. No facilities at Livornia Staging Area. Dog friendly, off-leash OK on the trails.


Trailhead Directions:
Click Here for a Map

From southbound 680 Fwy, exit at Livorna Rd and go east (left) on Livorna Rd. From northbound 680 Fwy, exit at Livorna Rd and go east (right) on Livorna Rd. Once on Livorna, drive 1.6 miles to the trailhead parking lot on the left. There are only 7 parking spots at the trailhead, so carpool if you can.

Parking Fee: None
Other Fees: None

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

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