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Thursday, August 22, 2019 @ 9:00 AM
Starting at9:00 am from EBMUD Briones Overlook Staging Area is a choice of a moderate 7.5-mile or shorter 6-mile out-and-back hike along EBMUD Briones Reservoir on the mostly shaded Bear Creek Trail. The longer 7.5-mile hike proceeds to the EBMUD Bear Creek Staging Area while the shorter 6-mile hike turns back at the 3-mile gate.
Bring your EBMUD permit. Those without can be a guest of a hiker that has one.
Route will be through the gate onto the Bear Creek Trail to the gate at 3-miles. The short hike will take a short rest/snack break before returning to the staging area.
The longer hike will continue through the gate and turn left before reaching the road to cross the stream right before arriving at the Bear Creek parking lot.
After a short rest/snack stop, return to the Briones Overlook Staging Area parking lot.
Dogs not allowed on the Bear Creek Trail. No water available on the hike. Primitive outhouses at Briones Overlook and Bear Creek Staging Areas
Please download and/or print out the route map here: Route Map
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From highway 24 westbound take the Orinda exit. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Orinda Village/Richmond and merge onto Camino Pablo. Continue on Camino Pablo for 2.2 miles to Bear Creek Road.
The trailhead information on this page was last updated
Thursday, November 30, 2017.
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