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Hike Details for 3 Peaks on Diablo

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Mt. Diablo State Park
3 Peaks on Diablo

City: Walnut Creek
Region: EastBay
Park: Mt. Diablo State Park

Saturday, May 29, 2010 @ 9:00 AM


Event Notes:

3 pks of rugged hiking for the sturdy and adventurous. This is not for beginners. The distance isn't a killer at 6 1/2 miles,,, it will be the multiple ups and downs we will be doing. Come join us as we conquer 3 of DIABLOs 4 major peaks. (mostly single track)If u have been a recent regular hiker or completed the recent summit challenge you can do this one.Will meet at the over look just outside Juniper campground. Limited parking so carpool if u can and remember the Day Use entrance fee. No dogs allowed

Leader: MARS CAPEN
Email: [email protected]


Trail Notes:

This is a 6 mile hike with 3,300 feet of elevation gain. It is a very difficult hike. Only for the experienced. It is very steep. We will stand on 3 Peaks. Diablo, North Peak and Olympia.


Trailhead Directions:

From northern Contra Costa,go to Ygnacio Valley Rd. It intersects with Northgate Rd about 3 miles east of 680. It is called Oak Grove north of Ygnacio. Right turn and take it to the Entrance Station. Continue on about 10 miles to Juniper Camp on your left. There is a large observation area here. Park on the north side near the restroom. You will be escorted to the campsite. From Alameda County, take 680N toEl Cerro. Exit right and continue east. After Green Valley it's called Diablo Rd. Continue on Diablo Rd about 2+ miles to Mt Diablo Scenic Blvd (stop sign). Left to the Entrance Station. Continue on about 7 miles to Juniper Camp. Exit to your left.

Parking Fee: $6
Other Fees: none

The trailhead information on this page was last updated
Thursday, April 24, 2008.

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