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Hike Details for Morgan Territory Rd Staging Area

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Morgan Territory Regional Preserve
Morgan Territory Rd Staging Area
RSVPs - 46 -- YES: 16 NO: 23 MAYBE: 7

Morgan Territory Rd Staging Area
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City: Livermore
Region: EastBay
Park: Morgan Territory Regional Preserve
Park Map URL: Click Here

Sunday, December 03, 2017 @ 9:30 AM

Event Notes:

Morgan Territory Adventure

Your choice of a
7.2 mile/1300 ft Moderate+, or a
8.3 mile/1800 ft Challenging
clockwise loop hike in EBRPD Morgan Territory Regional Preserve.

Starting from the Morgan Territory Road Staging Area we descend on Condor and Coyote Trails to a left on Stone Corral Trail. At Highland Ridge Trail we turn right to ascend to a right on Eagle Trail where we will take our snack/rest break on the rocks before the Stone Corral. Continuing on Eagle Trail, we turn left on Volvon Loop circling Bob Walker Ridge to Valley View Trail. Turning left on Valley View Trail, enjoying the views of Round Valley and Los Vaqueros as we descend to Whelk Stream to ascend again to the intersection of Manzanita Trail.

At the Manzanita Trail junction the shorter hike continues strait on Valley View to turn left on Volvon Trail then Blue Oak Trails. Following the Blue Oak Trail to a right on Hummingbird Trail, then a quick left on Volvon Trail.
After 0.2 mile turning right on the single track Prairie Falcon Trail. Enjoy the views toward Mount Diablo before returning to Volvon Trail, then shortly a right turn on Condor Trail back to the parking lot.

The longer hike turns left descending on Manzanita Trail to a right on Miwok Trail. After ascending on Miwok we turn right on Blue Oak Trail, turning left on Hummingbird Trail joining back up with the short hike to return to the parking lot.

Please use this Google Maps link for directions to the staging area.

Leader: Joel Schantz

Trail Notes:

We will meet at the Morgan Territory Road Staging Area where bathroom facilities and water are available.

Trailhead Directions:
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9401 Morgan Territory Rd Livermore, CA 94551 From I-580 in Livermore, exit onto N. Livermore Ave. and turn north. Shortly after N. Livermore curves left (west), turn right onto Morgan Territory Road and follow it 10.7 miles to the staging area. From Walnut Creek/Concord, take Clayton Road to Marsh Creek Road, then turn right onto Morgan Territory Road. The staging area is 9.4 miles from Marsh Creek Road.

Parking Fee: none

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

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