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Hike Details for Regency Drive

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Mt. Diablo State Park
Regency Drive

Regency Drive
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City: Clayton
Region: EastBay
Park: Mt. Diablo State Park
Park Map URL: Click Here
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Sunday, January 20, 2013 @ 9:30 AM


Event Notes:

Another two-in-one hike. Either a 6-mile, 1000-foot elevation gain or an 8-mile, 1800-foot elevation gain hike. Both hikes follow the Donner Canyon and Hetherrington Trails, and Meridian Ridge Road to the junction with the Meridan Point Trail. At this decision point the 6-mile hike will take the Meridian Point and Back Creek Trails, and Back Creek Road to the trailhead. The 8-mile hike will continue up the Meridian Ridge Road to Murchio Gap and proceed down the Back Creek Trail and Back Creek Road to the trailhead. No services on this hike. No dogs allowed in Mt. Diablo State Park.

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


Trail Notes:

Many different hikes of varying difficulty may be started from Regency Dr. See Event Notes for specific details and difficulty of the hike.


Trailhead Directions:
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From I-680 Northbound or Hwy 24 East, exit at Ygnacio Valley Road (at Walnut Creek). At bottom of offramp at the stoplight, turn RIGHT on Ygnacio Valley Road. Proceed on Ygnacio Valley Road to Clayton Road in Concord (approx 7.5 miles) and turn right (east).

From I-680 Southbound, exit at Treat Blvd (at Walnut Creek). Turn left at the stop light, then immediate left at the next stop light (Treat Blvd). Follow Treat all the way up the hill into Concord (approx 8 miles). Turn right onto Clayton Road.

Proceed downhill on Clayton Road into the town of Clayton. At stoplight, turn Right onto Regency Drive. Follow to the end.

From Antioch/Pitttsburg, take Kirker Pass Road westbound and down the hill into Concord. Just past the Concord (Chronicle) Pavilion, turn LEFT at the light at Concord Blvd. Just past Indian Wells Way, Concord Blvd becomes Oakhurst Drive. Stay on Oakhurst and get into middle lane as you approach the intersection with Clayton Road (stoplight). Turn LEFT onto CLAYTON ROAD/MARSH CREEK ROAD. Then turn RIGHT at stoplight onto REGENCY DRIVE. Continue to the end.

Parking Fee: none

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

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