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Hike Details for Marshall Drive Entrance

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Shell Ridge Open Space
Marshall Drive Entrance

City: Walnut Creek
Region: EastBay
Park: Shell Ridge Open Space

Sunday, November 27, 2011 @ 9:30 AM


Event Notes:

A moderate loop hike of about 6 miles with an elevation gain of 1000 feet. Route will be the Ridge Top, Briones Mt Diablo, Shell Ridge Loop and Stage Rd trails to Castle Rock Park. A short rest/snack stop will be taken at Castle Rock. Return via the Castle Rock, Briones Mt Diablo, Indian Creek and Briones Mt Diablo trails to the staging area. Route is subject to change depending on trail conditions. No facilities at Marshall Dr but full facilities at Castle Rock Park. Expect some mud, but we should be able to avoid the worst portions. Nearby address to trailhead is 551 Marshall Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 94598.

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


Trail Notes:

There are various choices from the staging area - sunny or shady, steep or merely rolling. Dogs may run free.


Trailhead Directions:
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From 680 north or 24 east get off at the Ygnacio Valley Exit and turn right (east) onto Ygnacio Valley Road. Pass California, Main, Broadway, and Walnut Boulevard. Turn right (south) onto Homestead. Take your first left onto Marshall Drive. Go to the end. Park on street.

Parking Fee: none

The trailhead information on this page was last updated
Friday, August 08, 2008.

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