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Hike Details for Clayton Community Park

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City of Clayton
Clayton Community Park
RSVPs - 59 -- YES: 20 NO: 29 MAYBE: 10

Clayton Community Park
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City: Clayton
Region: EastBay
Park: City of Clayton

Sunday, October 06, 2019 @ 9:00 AM


Event Notes:

Black Diamond Back Way Hike

Your choice hikes of
A Challenging 7.3 mile, 1400 ft.
or Challenging 9.3 mile, 1900 ft.
hike into EBRPD Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve.

Starting from the upper parking lot of Clayton Community Park, we head over the hill on Peacock Creek Trail. Then it's an out-and back on Mt. Diablo to Black Diamond/Cumberland Trail into the park.

Upon reaching the paved Black Diamond Trail, the short hike can stop for a snack break.

Meanwhile the long hike turns left on the Black Diamond Trail, continuing down to Nortonville turning right on Coal Canyon back up past Jim's Place, and left on Black Diamond Trail to the snack stop.

Both hikes return from the snack stop on Mt. Diablo to Black Diamond/Cumberland Trail to a left along Clayton Road. We follow the path next to the road until reaching Diablo View Middle School, turning left to take the hillside trail back up to the community park.

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

Leader: Joel Schantz


Trail Notes:

Clayton Community Park provides access to the Clayton Trail System consists of 27 miles of trails on approximately 515 acres of open space.


Trailhead Directions:
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From Ygnacio Valley Rd in Concord
Head east on Clayton Rd toward Washington Blvd 2.5 mi
Continue onto Marsh Creek Rd 0.4 mi
Turn left onto Regency Dr 0.1 mi
7411 Marsh Creek Rd
Clayton, CA 94517


The trailhead information on this page was last updated
Monday, September 30, 2019.

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