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Hike Details for Donner Canyon to Meridian Pt

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Mt. Diablo State Park
Donner Canyon to Meridian Pt

City: Clayton
Region: EastBay
Park: Mt. Diablo State Park

Sunday, September 19, 2010 @ 9:30 AM

Event Notes:

It's time for a Pot Luck hike at Peggi's home in Clayton. Bring finger food/snacks to share. This is a fun event and a chance to socialize with your fellow hikers. Peggi will pass out directions to her home at the Regency staging area. We can caravan there. The hike up Donner Canyon to Meridian Pt is moderate in elevation and mostly sun. The return via Back Creek is mostly shade and a single track trail.

Contact: Andrew Kincaid
Cell Phone: (925)

Trail Notes:

This is a 6 mile hike with 1,000 ft of elevation. Mix of sun and shade, fire road and single track. Hiking poles helpful.

Trailhead Directions:

From Dublin/San Ramon, take Hwy 680 North towards Concord/Martinez. Exit at Ygnacio Valley Road in Walnut Creek. At bottom of offramp, turn RIGHT at stoplight onto Ygnacio Valley Road. Continue on Ygnacio for 7.5 miles up the hill and into the city of Concord. At stoplight turn RIGHT onto Clayton Road.

Or from the north, take Southbound 680 and exit at Treat Blvd. At end of offramp turn left then make an immediate left turn at the next light onto Treat Blvd. Follow Treat into the city of Concord for approximately 8 miles. At light turn right onto Clayton Road.

Take Clayton Road into the Town of Clayton. Pass Mitchell Canyon Rd on your right and Oakhurst and Diablo View School on your left. Regency Drive is a private residential street with a traffic light at its intersection. Turn right on Regency Drive and park at the end of the street. Regency Gate is just down the hill from the Dead End.

Parking Fee: none
Other Fees: none

The trailhead information on this page was last updated
Friday, September 18, 2009.

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