Click the Staging Area/Trail Name above for park information.
City: Moraga Region: EastBay Park: EBMUDPark Map URL: Click Here
Alternate URL: Click Here
Thursday, September 05, 2019 @ 9:30 AM
Bring your EBMUD permit. Those without can be a guest of a hiker that has one.
Starting at9:30 am from the EBMUD Valle Vista Staging Area entrance is a moderate about 7-mile, 1200-foot elevation gain loop hike along the Upper San Leandro Reservoir. An additional 1-mile out-and-back is optional for those wanting a longer hike.
Route from Valle Vista is through the gate, right a short distance, left on Richie Loop Trail, right on trail to King Canyon Loop, keeping left continuing up and over the hill to the gate at the bottom where we will take a short rest/snack break.
The 1-mile out-and-back addition to Rancho Laguna Park is optional here. Turn left through the gate, cross the street to the right a short distance and continue on the trail to Rancho Laguna Park.
Return for both short and long hikes is right on King Canyon Loop Trail along the reservoir, left to return to the staging area.
Restrooms at Valle Vista Staging Area. Dogs not allowed in EBMUD.
Please download and/or print out the route map here: Route Map
Email: [email protected]
Cell Phone: (925) 548-8783
Click Here for a Map
Take 680 to 24 west and exit at the Central Lafayette exit. Right under the Freeway to the second light (quick). Right a very short distance to Moraga Rd (light). Left about 6 miles to Valle Vista Staging Area on your left. You must sign in with your EBMUD hiking permit number and license plate number of the vehicle you came in.
Other Fees: Permits cost $3/day, $10/1yr, $20/3yrs, $30/5yrs
The trailhead information on this page was last updated
Thursday, November 30, 2017.
Copyright © 2004-2020 John Bondon all rights reserved