Mt. Diablo State Park
City: Clayton Region: EastBay Park: Mt. Diablo State Park
Sunday, September 02, 2012 @ 9:00 AM
These Event Notes supersede the Trail Notes. Two hikes in one. A strenuous loop hike of almost 8 miles and about a 2000-foot elevation gain from the Mitchell Canyon staging area to Olofson Peak. And a moderate hike of about 6 miles and a 1000-foot elevation gain which omits the up-and-back portion to Olofson Peak. The route will be via Mitchell Canyon Rd,, Black Point trail to Red Rd. The strenuous hike will continue the up-and-back portion to Olofson Peak, while the moderate hike will return via Red Rd, Globe Lily trail and Mitchell Canyon Rd. to the trailhead. Full facilities at Mitchell Canyon staging area. No dogs allowed in Mt. Diablo State Park. Parking fee at Mitchell Canyon is now $6 - exact change required. Trailhead address is 96 Mitchell Canyon Rd Clayton, CA 94517.
Email: [email protected]
Cell Phone: (925) 548-8783
From Hwy 24 East and 680 North, take the Ygnacio Valley Road exit. At end of offramp turn right at the light onto Ygnacio Valley Road. Continue east for 15-20 minutes (approximately 7 miles) uphill into Concord. At Clayton Road (stoplight) turn RIGHT. At stoplight by fire station, turn right on Mitchell Canyon Road. Follow to the end.
The trailhead information on this page was last updated
Thursday, January 25, 2007.
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