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Hike Details for Pinole Valley Watershed

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EBMUD
Pinole Valley Watershed
RSVPs - 43 -- YES: 18 NO: 18 MAYBE: 7

Pinole Valley Watershed
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City: Martinez
Region: EastBay
Park: EBMUD
Park Map URL: Click Here

Sunday, August 12, 2018 @ 9:00 AM


Event Notes:

Hikers choice of a 6.6 mile 1,050 foot or 7.7 mile 1,280 foot elevation gain loop hike in EBMUD's Pinole Valley Watershed. Route will be Sludge Road, Simas Road, Ridge Road, Goat Road with the short hike stopping at the back gate of Fernandez Ranch to snack/rest. Long hike will actually enter Fernandez Ranch for a 1.1 mile counter clockwise loop, right on Woodrat Trail, left on Whipsnake Trail, and left up Windmill Trail to join with the short hikers to snack/rest. Return on Ridge Road and Ridge Trail back to the cars. NO dogs, NO facilities. Bring your EBMUD pass or be a guest on one of ours. Roadside parking only, carpools strongly encouraged!

Please download the hike map here.

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


Trail Notes:

EBMUD's Pereira Road Trailhead provides access to over 10 miles of trails as well as a back entrance into John Muir Land Trust's Fernandez Ranch and a connector to EBRP"s Sobrante Ridge Regional Preserve.


Trailhead Directions:
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Use 1050 Pereira Road, Martinez, for GPS. Trailhead is on Pereira Road at the junction of Bear Creek Road and Alhambra Valley Road. From Danville, 680 North, 24 West, exit Pleasant Hill Road, stay right onto Pleasant Hill Rd. North. Continue on Pleasant Hill Road for 1.8 miles, stay left to continue on Taylor Blvd. for 2.1 miles. Turn left on Grayson for 0.5 mile, turn right on Reliez Valley Rd.. After 2.2 miles Reliez Valley Rd. becomes Alhambra Valley Rd. Continue 4.8 miles more to Pereira Road. From Orinda 24 East, exit Pleasant Hill Rd., follow signs to Pleasant Hill Rd. North. Continue on Pleasant Hill Road for 1.8 miles, stay left to continue on Taylor Blvd. for 2.1 miles. Turn left on Grayson for 0.5 mile, turn right on Reliez Valley Rd. After 2.2 miles Reliez Valley Rd. becomes Alhambra Valley Rd. Continue 4.8 miles more to Pereira Road. From Antioch, 4 West, Alhambra Valley Exit. Turn left on Alhambra for .6 mile, right on Alhambra Valley Road for 1.2 miles. Turn right to continue on Alhambra Valley Road for 4.8 miles more to Pereira Road. Roadside parking only.

Parking Fee: None

The trailhead information on this page was last updated
Tuesday, August 07, 2018.

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