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Hike Details for Marshall Dr/Indian Valley School

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Shell Ridge Open Space
Marshall Dr/Indian Valley School
RSVPs - 41 -- YES: 7 NO: 31 MAYBE: 3

Marshall Dr/Indian Valley School
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City: Walnut Creek
Region: EastBay
Park: Shell Ridge Open Space
Park Map URL: Click Here

Thursday, November 29, 2018 @ 9:30 AM

Event Notes:

Shell Ridge Marshall Dr. entrance

Starting at 9:30 am from the Marshall Dr. entrance is a moderate about 7-mile, 1200-foot elevation gain loop hike to Borges Ranch.

Route from Marshall Dr. to Borges Ranch is road to Ridge Top Trail, following Ridge Top Trail past Ginder Gap Loop, crossing Coastanoan Trail around the hill, left on Flat Top Trail, right on Haystack Hill Trail to the peak. After enjoying the view, return down Haystack Hill Trail, right on Flat Top Trail, right on Hanna Lane Trail to Bob Pond. Then right up to Borges Ranch for a rest/snack stop.

Return up Borges Ranch Trail, right on Briones to Mt. Diablo Trail, left on Coyote Pond Trail at the gate, passing Coyote Pond, right up the hill for a left onto Indian Creek Trail, right on trail passing Indian Valley School to return to the trailhead.

Route subject to change based on trail conditions and rain.

Restrooms and water at Bob Pond and Borges Ranch. Dogs OK

Please download and/or print out the route map here: Route Map

Contact: Howard   
Email: [email protected]
Cell Phone: (925) 548-8783

Trail Notes:

No facilities at trailhead. Water, restrooms, and covered picnic tables available at Borges Ranch. Dog friendly, off-leash OK on trails.
For map directions, the address of the adjacent Indian Valley School is 580 Marshall Drive.

Trailhead Directions:
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From 680 Northbound exit at Ygnacio Valley Rd. Turn Right heading East. At approximately 1 mile turn right onto Homestead Ave. At first left turn onto Marshall Drive and follow to end of road.

From Ygnacio Valley Road westbound pass John Muir Hospital and turn left onto Homestead Ave. At first left turn onto Marshall Drive. and follow to end of road.

Parking Fee: None
Other Fees: None

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

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