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Hike Details for Green Valley/Rock City Loop

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Mt. Diablo State Park
Green Valley/Rock City Loop

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

Sunday, June 12, 2011 @ 9:00 AM

Event Notes:

A challenging loop hike of 8+ miles and 1700+-foot elevation gain from Macedo Ranch to Rock City. Route will be via Wall Point Rd to Rock City where there will be a rest/snack stop with an opportunity to explore the area before our return via the Summit Trail to Oak Grove Campground and the Green Valley Trail to Macedo Ranch. There are good facilities at Macedo Ranch, Rock City and Oak Grove Campground. Dogs are not allowed in Mt Diablo State Park. Exact change needed for parking.

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

Trail Notes:

About an 8-mile loop hike from Macedo Ranch to Rock City with an elevation gain estimate of 1300 feet. Route is from Macedo Ranch via Green Valley Rd, Green Valley and Summit Trails to Live Oak Campground and then on to Rock City. Return will be via Wall Point Rd to Macedo Ranch.

Trailhead Directions:
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From the north, take 680S to the Stone Valley East exit and turn right on Stone Valley Rd. Drive 3.0 miles to Green Valley Rd (stop sign). Turn left on Green Valley Rd and drive 1.2 miles to the staging area at the end of the road. From the south, take 680N to Diablo Rd exit 39. Turn right on Diablo Valley Rd for .7 mile. Turn right to stay on Diablo Rd and drive .6 mile to Green Valley Rd. Turn left and drive 1.9 mile to the staging area at the end of the road.

Parking Fee: $6
Other Fees: None

The trailhead information on this page was last updated
Sunday, September 19, 2010.

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