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Hike Details for Finley Road Entrance

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Morgan Territory Regional Preserve
Finley Road Entrance
RSVPs - 67 -- YES: 23 NO: 36 MAYBE: 8

Finley Road Entrance
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City: Danville
Region: EastBay
Park: Morgan Territory Regional Preserve
Park Map URL: Click Here

Sunday, March 31, 2019 @ 9:30 AM

CarPool Option:
Meet @ 9:00 AM
At: Danville Park & Ride, Sycamore Valley Rd & I-680, Danville
Click Here for a Map to CarPool Meeting Spot

Event Notes:

Morgan Territory Grizzly Hike

We will look for more wildflowers on a sunny day out off Finley Road in Morgan Territory/Mt. Diablo State Parks. Join us at 9:30am for your choice of a moderate+ 6.2 mile/1250' shorter hike or a challenging 8.7 mile/1900' long hike. Carpool is highly recommended!

Route will be 3/4 mile on paved Finley Road, then up Old Finley Road, right on Sulphur Springs. The hikes split at the first Black Hills junction. The short hike will turn left on Black Hills Trail, then left at the top on Crestview Road. Find a nice spot for a snack overlooking the mountain. Continue on Crestview, left on Amphitheater Trail, straight onto Walnut Trail, left on Old Finley and straight on back to the cars.

The long hike stay on Sulphur Springs, then right for an optional 1/2 mile out and back on No Name Trail. Continue on Sulphur Springs past the second Black Hills junction, then left on Grizzly Trail. Continue straight on Jeremiah Trail to the ridge. Turn left on Highland Ridge Trail and snack near the gate. Continue into Mount Diablo State Park then left on Crestview, right on Amphitheater Trail, straight onto Walnut Trail, left on Old Finley and straight on back to the cars.

Please note: This group does not stay together on the hike instead relying on arrows put on the ground with flour to mark turns. You are encouraged to stay with others who are hiking your speed and you should also carry the trail route map either downloaded to your phone or in paper form.

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

Contact: Steve Smith
Email: [email protected]
Cell Phone: (925) 325-0805

Trail Notes:

Gateway to the far eastern portion of Mount Diablo and the far western part of Morgan Territory.

Trailhead Directions:
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From I-680 take Sycamore Valley Road exit and head east. Travel 1.6 miles and keep straight at the junction of Sycamore Valley Road and Camino Tassajara. The road changes names to Camino Tassajara, continue for 6 miles. You will enter a very rural area, shortly after you will turn left on Finley Road. Continue about 1.4 miles and you will see some parking pull-outs on the side of the road. We will meet at the cars and make the 3/4 mile hike to the trailhead together.

Parking Fee: None
Other Fees: None

The trailhead information on this page was last updated
Tuesday, November 29, 2016.

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