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Hike Details for Regency Drive

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Mt. Diablo State Park
Regency Drive
RSVPs - 46 -- YES: 16 NO: 28 MAYBE: 2

Regency Drive
Click the Staging Area/Trail Name above for park information.
City: Clayton
Region: EastBay
Park: Mt. Diablo State Park
Park Map URL: Click Here
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Saturday, March 31, 2018 @ 9:30 AM

Event Notes:

Pre Easter Wildflower Hike

Another 2-for-1 hike to see Mt. Diablo's wildflowers. Your choice of a
Moderate 5.5 mile, 1200 ft. hike, or a
Challenging 7.8 mile, 2200 ft. hike

Starting from Regency Gate we head up Donner Canyon Road, left on Hetherrington, left on Bruce Lee Spring, and straight onto Wassermann Trail to Cardinet Oaks Road, Turning right down Cardinet Oaks Road past Donner Canyon Road onto Meridian Ridge Road. At the Middle Trail junction the hike diverge.

The shorter hike continues on Meridian Ridge Road, then right on Meridian Point Trail into Back Creek Trail.

The longer hike turns left on Middle Trail and ascends to turn right on Prospectors Gap Road, straight onto Meridian Ridge Road, then right onto Back Creek Trail.

Both hikes will continue down Back Creek Trail and Back Creek Road back to Regency Gate.

PS: You should plan on arriving early for Parking with .25 mile of this very popular trail-head.

Note: Saturday Hike

Leader: Joel Schantz

Trail Notes:

Many different hikes of varying difficulty may be started from Regency Dr. See Event Notes for specific details and difficulty of the hike.

Trailhead Directions:
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From I-680 Northbound or Hwy 24 East, exit at Ygnacio Valley Road (at Walnut Creek). At bottom of offramp at the stoplight, turn RIGHT on Ygnacio Valley Road. Proceed on Ygnacio Valley Road to Clayton Road in Concord (approx 7.5 miles) and turn right (east).

From I-680 Southbound, exit at Treat Blvd (at Walnut Creek). Turn left at the stop light, then immediate left at the next stop light (Treat Blvd). Follow Treat all the way up the hill into Concord (approx 8 miles). Turn right onto Clayton Road.

Proceed downhill on Clayton Road into the town of Clayton. At stoplight, turn Right onto Regency Drive. Follow to the end.

From Antioch/Pitttsburg, take Kirker Pass Road westbound and down the hill into Concord. Just past the Concord (Chronicle) Pavilion, turn LEFT at the light at Concord Blvd. Just past Indian Wells Way, Concord Blvd becomes Oakhurst Drive. Stay on Oakhurst and get into middle lane as you approach the intersection with Clayton Road (stoplight). Turn LEFT onto CLAYTON ROAD/MARSH CREEK ROAD. Then turn RIGHT at stoplight onto REGENCY DRIVE. Continue to the end.

Parking Fee: none

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

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