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Hike Details for Briones Crest

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Briones Regional Park
Briones Crest

Briones Crest
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City: Lafayette
Region: EastBay
Park: Briones Regional Park
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Thursday, January 17, 2013 @ 10:00 AM

Event Notes:

This hike will start at 10:00 to allow the commuter traffic to clear. The hike is in Briones Park, not Briones Reservoir. The kiosk is not manned during the week so parking and dogs are free. Enter the park from Bear Creek Rd. A short distance to and around the kiosk. Left into the parking lot. Do not go past the kiosk to the last parking lot.


Trail Notes:

A 6.8 mile 5 hour moderate loop hike.

Trailhead Directions:
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From Hwy 24, take the Orinda exit (about 1 1/2 miles east of the Caldecott Tunnel), and head north on Camino Pablo for approximately 2.2 miles until you reach Bear Creek Road. Turn right and go 4.5 miles to the park's Bear Creek Valley entrance. Turn right, and after 0.3 mile reach the entrance kiosk; continue 0.1 mile to the last parking area. Alternative route, From Highway 24, take the Happy Valley Road exit and go north. Turn right at Bear Creek Road and drive a short distance to the staging area (on the right).

Parking Fee: $5 when attended
Other Fees: $2 dog fee

The trailhead information on this page was last updated
Sunday, September 04, 2005.

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