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Black Diamond Mines
Nortonville Loop

Nortonville Loop
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City: Antioch
Region: EastBay
Park: Black Diamond Mines

Sunday, June 26, 2005 @ 9:00 AM


Leader: Brian Farr


Trail Notes:

5.5 Miles, approximately 5 hour moderate hike in the Black Diamond Mines Park.


Trailhead Directions:

From Hwy. 4 in Antioch, take Somersville Rd. exit and go south, staying in the left lane as you approach and pass Buchanan Rd. At 1.5 miles, follow Somersville Rd. as it continues straight, while the main road, now called James Donlon Blvd., bends sharply left. (There is a sign here that reads BLACK DIAMOND MINES REGIONAL PARK, and in about a mile for BLACK DIAMOND MINES REGIONAL PRESERVE; both refer to the same place.) At 2.6 miles from Hwy 4, you reach the entrance kiosk, park office, and emergency telephone; continue another .9 mile to a large parking area, right, with an overflow area, left.

Parking Fee: $5 when attended
Other Fees: $2 per dog

The trailhead information on this page was last updated
Friday, June 17, 2005.

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