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Hike Details for Rudgear Park

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Shell Ridge Open Space
Rudgear Park

Rudgear Park
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City: Walnut Creek
Region: EastBay
Park: Shell Ridge Open Space
Park Map URL: Click Here

Thursday, October 04, 2012 @ 9:30 AM


Event Notes:

Hike in Shell Ridge from Rudgear Community Park to Borges Ranch. A moderate, 5.5 mile loop hike starting along a flat, paved creekside trail, then entering Shell Ridge ascending the Sugarloaf-Shell Ridge Trail to the Twin Ponds Loop Trail, and Borges Ranch Trail, stopping at Borges Ranch for water/snacks. The return is via Borges Ranch Trail to upper Twin Ponds Loop Trail, back to Bullfrog Pond, then retracing route back to the parking lot. Water/restrooms at Rudgear Community Park and Borges Ranch. Dogs welcome, off-leash OK on the trails.

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


Trail Notes:

Many routes of varying difficulty and length are available in Shell Ridge.


Trailhead Directions:
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From 680 southbound take exit 45A for So. Main St. Turn right onto So. Main St. and continue for 0.3 mile to Danville Blvd. Continue for 0.3 mile and turn left onto Rudgear Road.

From 680 northbound take exit 44 for Rudgear Road and turn right onto Rudgear Rd.

When on Rudgear Road, drive for 0.9 miles, then turn right onto Stewart Ave. After about 0.5 miles the park is on the left. Plenty of parking in the lot next to the basketball courts. Address is 2250 Stewart Ave., Walnut Creek, CA 94596.

Parking Fee: None
Other Fees: None

The trailhead information on this page was last updated
Thursday, November 30, 2017.

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