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City: Martinez Region: EastBay Park: Carquinez Straits
Thursday, November 18, 2010 @ 9:45 AM
I have only been to this park once so, this is an exploratory hike of APPX. 4+ miles with an elevation gain of under 900 ft total. This is a very scenic hike with views from the CARQUINEZ BRIDGE to the BENICIA BRIDGE and MNT DIABLO, be sure to bring camera. will do a combined out and back and loop hike. There are primitive facilities at the staging area. Best facilities are at ECKLY PIER where we will have a sort rest break. You will be able to see an unknown volcano (just ask me to show it). We will take a lunch break at the east end of the park with views of BENICIA and portions of PORT COSTA. DOGS are allowed off leash.
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From CONCORD North on 680 to Hyway #4, exit west on Hyway #4 towards MARTINEZ. Continue west on Hyway #4 past MARTINEZ, exit McEWEN ROAD, turn rt going north on McEWEN ROAD. CAUTION; steep windy narrow 2 lane road. Turn left at junction onto CARQUINEZ SCENIC DRIVE. Continue on windy two lane rd to the BULL VALLEY STAGING area on the right. +Parking is limited,,, call pooling advised or early arrival.
Other Fees: none
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Tuesday, November 16, 2010.
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