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Hike Details for Castle Rock loop

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Castle Rock Regional Recreation Area
Castle Rock loop

City: Walnut Creek
Region: EastBay
Park: Castle Rock Regional Recreation Area

Sunday, February 12, 2012 @ 9:30 AM

Event Notes:

About a 7.5-mile loop hike from Castle Rock Park into Mt Diablo State Park with an elevation gain of approx 1100 feet. Route will be Stage Rd, Burma Rd, Buckeye Trail, and Stage Rd to Little Yosemite Trail where we will take a short rest/snack stop at the picnic tables. Then continue on Stage Rd to the Castle Rock trailhead. Full facilities at Castle Rock Park. Dogs are not allowed in Mt Diablo State Park. Plan on arriving at Castle Rock Park at least 15 minutes early to allow for the walk from the Orchard Staging area if parking is not available at the end of Castle Rock Rd. Trailhead address is 1700 Castle Rock Road.

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

Trailhead Directions:
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From 24 Fwy take the I-680 N exit on the LEFT toward SACRAMENTO/CONCORD and then exit at Ygnacio Valley Rd. From 680 Fwy exit at Ygnacio Valley Rd. Turn RIGHT onto Ygnacio Valley Rd and drive 2.2 miles to Walnut Ave (NOT Walnut Blvd). Turn RIGHT on Walnut Ave and drive 1.6 miles to the roundabout and take the first exit onto Oak Grove Rd. From Ygnacio Valley Rd westbound, turn LEFT onto Oak Grove Rd and drive for 1.1 miles to the roundabout. From the roundabout, Oak Grove Rd becomes Castle Rock Rd. Drive for 2.1 miles to the Park. Limited parking is available at the end of Castle Rock Rd but ther is additional parking at the Orchard Staging

Parking Fee: None
Other Fees: None

The trailhead information on this page was last updated
Thursday, July 09, 2009.

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