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Hike Details for Marciel Gate

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Anthony Chabot Regional Park
Marciel Gate
RSVPs - 50 -- YES: 13 NO: 35 MAYBE: 2

Marciel Gate
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City: Oakland
Region: EastBay
Park: Anthony Chabot Regional Park
Park Map URL: Click Here

Thursday, August 29, 2019 @ 9:00 AM


Event Notes:

9:00 AM start from Marciel Gate, either a 6.5 mile 900 foot or 8 mile 1,100 foot elevation gain loop hike. Route will be Redtail Trail, cross over trail, very carefully walking single file along Redwood Road for a short distance, onto Soaring Eagle Trail, crossing back over Redwood Road through Bort Meadow parking area onto MacDonald Trail, quick left down Grass Valley Trail, through Bort Meadow Group Camp, onto Brandon Trail, stopping at the Stone Bridge to rest/snack. Return continues along Brandon Trail, short hike turns left up Deer Canyon Trail, left on Redtail Trail back to the cars. Long hike also continues along Brandon Trail but turns right onto Escondido Trail, left on Brandon Trail, right up Deer Canyon Trail, left on Redtail Trail back to the trailhead. No facilities at trailhead but water & pit toilets as we hike through Bort Meadow.

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:

A variety of loop hikes can be started on the Redtail or Cottontail Trails from Marciel Gate.


Trailhead Directions:
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Address for Marciel Gate at Anthony Chabot Park is 9999 Redwood Road, Castro Valley, CA.

From I-580 westbound: Take the Redwood Road exit toward Castro Valley. Go 0.2 mi and turn right onto Redwood Road. Go 6.1 miles to Marciel Gate on the left.

From I-580 eastbound: Take the Redwood Road exit toward Castro Valley. Go 0.2 mi and turn left onto Redwood Road. Go 6.1 miles to Marciel Gate on the left.

From Hwy 24 westbound or Hwy 13: Take the exit toward Hayward/California 13 S and merge onto CA-13 S. After 4.2 miles take the Redwood Road exit toward Carson Street for 0.1 mile. Turn left onto Redwood Road. After 3.8 miles turn right to stay on Redwood Road. Drive for 4.0 miles where Marciel Gate is on the right. Park in lot.

Parking Fee: None
Other Fees: None

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

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