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Hike Details for Reliez Valley Staging

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Briones Regional Park
Reliez Valley Staging
RSVPs - 47 -- YES: 15 NO: 30 MAYBE: 2

Reliez Valley Staging
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City: Lafayette
Region: EastBay
Park: Briones Regional Park
Park Map URL: Click Here

Thursday, June 06, 2019 @ 9:30 AM


Event Notes:

Choose a 6.5 mile 1,600 foot or a 7.9 mile 2,000 foot elevation gain balloon hike in the southeast section of Briones Regional Park starting from Reliez Valley staging area in Lafayette. Route will be Blue Oak Trail, No Name Trail #1, Blue Oak Trail, No Name Trail #2, Blue Oak Shortcut Trail, right on Spengler Trail to Maricich Lagoons stopping to rest/snack. Return on No Name Trail #3, at the end of No Name #3 short hike turns left down Table Top Trail, left down Spengler Trail, right back down Blue Oak Short Cut Trail and retrace back to the trailhead. Long hike will turn right at the end of No Name #3 up Table Top Trail, at the top of the hill turn right through the gate then a quick left onto Briones Crest Trail, left back onto Table Top Trail, right on No Name Trail #4 located just down the road after the cement structure/cell towers, continue straight down Spengler Trail, right back down Blue Oak Short Trail, and retrace back to the trailhead. No facilities on this hike. Limited trailhead parking, street parking available. Use 3299 Gloria Terrace, Lafayette for GPS.

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:

With its rolling, grassy hills and secluded, shady canyons, Briones is a secret wilderness surrounded by the towns of central Contra Costa County.


Trailhead Directions:
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From all points west and south, use CA-24 exit on Pleasant Hill Road north. Veer left at Taylor Blvd. Turn left on Withers Ave., then right on Reliez Valley Road, .17 mi on left. From Antioch, CA-4 to CA-242. Exit Gregory Lane, straight for 1.2 miles. Continue straight on Grayson .9 miles. Left on Reliez Valley .7 miles. Trailhead on right at Gloria Terrace. From Martinez, 680S exit Sunvalley. Right on Sunvalley, straight onto Taylor 2.1 mi, right on Grayson .5 mi, Left on Reliez Valley .7 miles. Trailhead on right at Gloria Terrace. Use 3299 Gloria Terrace, Lafayette for GPS

Parking Fee: None

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

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