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Hike Details for Castle Rock to summit Diablo

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Castle Rock Regional Recreation Area
Castle Rock to summit Diablo

Castle Rock to summit Diablo
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City: Walnut Creek
Region: EastBay
Park: Castle Rock Regional Recreation Area
Park Map URL: Click Here

Saturday, July 14, 2012 @ 8:30 AM


Event Notes:

this hike is in celebration for MARS whose birthday is 13 July. We will hike to the summit and back from CASTLE ROCK. Starting out with the CASTLE ROCK TRAIL we pick up STAGE ROAD to BBQ TERRANCE to WILDCAT TRAIL to the SUMMIT TRAIL on to the summit of MNT DIABLO @ 3,849 FT. Distance is about 12 miles with 3,475ft elevation gain. There are restrooms and water at the staging area, the summit and the lower parking lot on the summit No dogs allowed in Mt. Diablo State Park. Trailhead address is 1700 Castle Rock Rd, Walnut Creek.

Leader: MARS CAPEN
Email: [email protected]


Trail Notes:

not for beginners a moderate plus hike of 11.75 miles and 3,475ft elevation change. Dogs not allowed.


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 northbound exit at Ygnacio Valley Rd. Turn right onto Ygnacio Valley Rd and drive 2.2 miles to Walnut Ave. 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. At the roundabout Oak Grove Rd becomes Castle Rock Rd. Drive for 2.1 miles to the Park. Limited parking is available at 1900 the end of Castle Rock Rd

Parking Fee: none
Other Fees: none

The trailhead information on this page was last updated
Monday, July 02, 2012.

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