Mt. Diablo State Park
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City: Danville Region: EastBay Park: Mt. Diablo State ParkPark Map URL: Click Here
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Friday, November 24, 2017 @ 9:30 AM
Meet @ 8:30 AM
At: Danville Park & Ride, Sycamore Valley Rd & I-680, Danville
Click Here for a Map to CarPool Meeting Spot
Join us at9:30am for a hike through the southern side of Mount Diablo on this day of caloric burn. This is a moderately challenging 7.5 mile/1900' trip down to the southern boundary and then the climb back out. Join us at Danville Park & Ride at 8:30 for a carpool up the winding roads and split the entry fees. For CARPOOL DIRECTIONS click here. Please download and print out the trail route map here. Route will be Camp Force, right on Summit, left on Staircase, right on Wall Point, left on Trail Through Time, through Rock City Parking Area to Artist Point Road. Take Artist Point Trail, left on West Fossil Ridge, right on No Name #1 down a steepish hill. Turn left on Summit, go just past turnoff to left to find No Name #2 on the left. Follow along fenceline, then left to loop back up on Summit Trail and over bridge. Right on Summit back the way you came, past where we entered Summit Trail all the way to Live Oak Campground. Turn right on access road and up the hill to find Elephant Rock Picnic Area for our break.Hike continues up access road, straight down roadway by split rail fence to find Trail Through Time to the right toward the restrooms across South Gate Road. Follow trail to the right of restrooms (Trail Through Time) which becomes Madrone Canyon. Turn left on Devil's Slide climbing all the way back up to Knobcone Point Road, left and straight on to Curry Point.
Dogs are not allowed, facilities at Rock City. Flour arrows will guide your route. Download the route map using the link above!For DRIVING DIRECTIONS click here.
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Cell Phone: (925) 325-0805
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From Highway 680 exit Diablo Road. Follow the brown parks signs: drive east on Diablo Road, turn right to continue on Diablo Road at El Cerro, straight at Green Valley, then left onto Mount Diablo Scenic Boulevard at Stop Sign. Drive north on Mount Diablo Scenic Boulevard, which morphs into South Gate Road at the park boundary. Drive carefully uphill on this narrow road (watch out for bicyclists) to the entrance kiosk. Then continue about 1.5 miles to a broad flat parking lot on the right side of the road (the Curry Point sign is near the start of the trail, but it's the first parking lot past Rock City).
The trailhead information on this page was last updated
Thursday, November 30, 2017.
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