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Hike Details for Mineral Springs

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Tilden Regional Park
Mineral Springs
RSVPs - 45 -- YES: 13 NO: 31 MAYBE: 1

Mineral Springs
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City: Oakland
Region: EastBay
Park: Tilden Regional Park
Park Map URL: Click Here

Thursday, February 28, 2019 @ 9:30 AM


Event Notes:

Choose a 6.2 mile 1,200 foot or a 7.6 mile 1,700 foot elevation gain loop hike beginning at Mineral Springs picnic area in Tilden Regional Park. Route will be Mineral Springs Trail, Wildcat Gorge Trail, Selby Trail, Grizzly Peak Trail, left to Gillespie Youth Camp stopping to snack/rest. Return back up Gillespie Camp Road, South Park Drive, Vollmer Peak Trail. Short hike continues straight onto Quarry Trail, left on the horse path that goes through Anderson Equestrian Camp, crosses Wildcat Canyon Road back to the parking area. Long hike climbs up Upper Big Springs Trail, left on Seaview Trail, left on Lower Big Springs Trail, right on Quarry Trail and onto the horse path described above. Porta potty at trailhead, water and bathrooms at Gillespie Youth Camp snack area.

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

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


Trail Notes:

Mineral Springs trailhead provides access to many trails in Tilden Regional Park.


Trailhead Directions:
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From Highway 24, take the Orinda exit, keep right and follow the signs for Orinda Village/Richmond. Drive north on Camino Pablo for approximately 2.5 miles. At the traffic light turn left onto Wildcat Canyon Road. After 2.4 miles pass Inspiration Point and continue for about 0.5 mile. Mineral Springs parking area will be on the right.

Parking Fee: None
Other Fees: None

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

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