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Hike Details for Briones Road Staging Area

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Briones Regional Park
Briones Road Staging Area
RSVPs - 31 -- YES: 11 NO: 20 MAYBE: 0

Briones Road Staging Area
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City: Martinez
Region: EastBay
Park: Briones Regional Park
Park Map URL: Click Here

Thursday, August 16, 2018 @ 9:30 AM


Event Notes:

Choose a 6.25 mile 1,200 foot or a 7.5 mile 1,500 foot elevation gain balloon hike beginning at trail marker #25 at the end of Briones Road. Use 1201 Briones Road, Martinez for GPS. Route will be Old Briones Road Trail, Maricich Lagoon single track trail, No Name Trail, left down Table Top Trail, at trail marker #53 continue straight onto Spengler Trail, at trail marker #56 go right on Table Top Trail stopping to rest/snack/enjoy the view at the bench at the summit. Short hike stays on top of the ridge going straight on Briones Crest Trail, right on Old Briones Road Trail back to the cars. Long hike turns left down Briones Crest Trail, at trail marker #72 turns right on Valley Trail, and right up Old Briones Road Trail following it all the way back to the cars. Water/pit toilet at the trailhead.

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


Trail Notes:

Briones Regional Park provides miles of hiking trails on 6,256 acres. Briones Road is one of five staging areas into the park.


Trailhead Directions:
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This is a different trailhead from past hikes, use 1201 Briones Road, Martinez for GPS. From Antioch, 4 West, Alhambra Ave. Exit, turn left for 0.6 miles, right on Alhambra Valley Road for 1.2 miles. At stop sign turn right then immediate left onto Briones Road, a one lane 1.5 mile country road. Roadside parking at end of road. From Danville/Oakland HWY 24, Pleasant Hill Road Exit, North on Pleasant Hill Road for 1.8 miles, stay left to continue on Taylor Blvd. for 2.1 miles. Left on Grayson, right on Reliez Valley Road for 2.2 miles. At stop sign of Reliez Valley Road and Alhambra Valley Road intersection, continue straight onto Alhambra Valley Road, immediate left onto Briones Road, 1.5 miles to road end and roadside parking.

Parking Fee: NONE

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

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