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Hike Details for Foothill Staging Area

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Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park
Foothill Staging Area
RSVPs - 32 -- YES: 13 NO: 16 MAYBE: 3

Foothill Staging Area
Click the Staging Area/Trail Name above for park information.
City: Pleasanton
Region: EastBay
Park: Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park
Park Map URL: Click Here

Sunday, December 16, 2018 @ 9:30 AM

Event Notes:

Pleasanton Ridge Hike

Your choice of two hikes in EBRPD Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park
a Moderate 5.8 mile, 1200 ft. ele. or
a Challenging 7.8 mile, 1600 ft. ele.

Starting from the Foothill Staging Area, we head up Oak Tree, and Ridgeline Trails to marker #18, where the hikes diverge. The short hike turns left to return on Thermalito, Olive Grove, Ridgeline, Woodland, and Oak Tree Trails.

The longer hike continues on going straight along Ridgeline Trail into Augustine Bernal Park, turning left to return on Thermalito, Ridgeline, Oak Tree, Woodland, and Oak Tree Trails.

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

If you know how to use GPX files, you can download a copy here: GPX File

Leader: Joel Schantz

Trail Notes:

Restrooms, water, and picnic tables at the trailhead.

Trailhead Directions:
Click Here for a Map

From 680 South - take the Castlewood Drive Exit. Turn right onto Castlewood and left on Foothill Road. Park will be about 1.6 miles down the road on the right. From 680 North - take the Sunol Blvd. exit and turn left onto Castlewood Drive going under 680. Left onto Foothill Road. Park will be about 1.6 miles down the road on the right. Be sure to park outside of the gates - which lock at dusk.

Parking Fee: 0.00
Other Fees: 0.00

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

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