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Hike Details for Rockspring Pl

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Shell Ridge Open Space
Rockspring Pl

Rockspring Pl
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City: Walnut Creek
Region: EastBay
Park: Shell Ridge Open Space
Park Map URL: Click Here

Thursday, December 02, 2010 @ 9:30 AM


Event Notes:

A moderate,5+ mile with 900-foot elavation gain loop hike to Castle Rock Park. Route will be via Sugar Loaf - Shell Ridge Loop, Briones to Mt Diablo, Shell Loop, and Castle Rock Trails to Castle Rock Park. A short rest/snack stop and then return via Stage Rd, Shell Ridge Loop, Briones to Mt Diablo, Borges Ranch, and north Twin Ponds Loop Trails to the trailhead. Route subject to change based on weather and/or trail conditions. No facilities at trailhead but full facilities at Castle Rock. Dog friendly, off-leash OK on trails. NOTE: Trailhead is at very end of Rockspring Pl.

Contact: Howard   
Email: [email protected]
Cell Phone: (925) 548-8783


Trail Notes:

No facilities at trailhead. Water, restrooms, and covered picnic tables available at Borges Ranch/Bob Pond. Dog friendly, off-leash OK on trails.


Trailhead Directions:
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From San Ramon, take Interstate 680 Northbound towards Walnut Creek, or from Oakland take Hwy 24 East towards Walnut Creek. Exit at Ygnacio Valley Road, turn RIGHT at the stoplight. After passing Civic Drive, turn RIGHT (south) onto Walnut BLVD. (Note: If you reach Bancroft/Walnut Avenue, you've gone too far! Make a U-Turn then LEFT at Walnut BLVD.) Continue on Walnut until almost the end and then left at Rockspring Place.

From Martinez, take Hwy 4 East to Interstate 680 South. Or from Antioch/Pittsburg take Hwy 4 West to 680 South. Exit at Treat Blvd, making a LEFT turn at the stoplight, then an immediate LEFT at the next stoplight onto Treat Blvd. Get in the far righthand lane and make a RIGHT turn at the 2nd stoplight onto Oak Road. Oak becomes North Civic Drive. Turn LEFT at Ygnacio Valley Road, then first RIGHT onto Walnut Blvd. (Note: If you reach Bancroft/Walnut Avenue, you've gone too far! Make a U-Turn then LEFT at Walnut BLVD.) Follow until almost the end then turn LEFT at Rockspring Place.

NOTE: Meet at TRAILHEAD AT MIDDLE (NOT END) OF ROCKSPRING PL. Trailhead address is 1880 Rockspring Pl, Walnut Creek.

Parking Fee: None
Other Fees: None

The trailhead information on this page was last updated
Thursday, November 30, 2017.

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