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Hike Details for Briones Reservoir Loop

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Briones Reservoir
Briones Reservoir Loop

Briones Reservoir Loop
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City: Orinda/Lafayette
Region: EastBay
Park: Briones Reservoir
Park Map URL: Click Here
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Sunday, October 23, 2005 @ 10:01 AM

Event Notes:

Note: permit required!!!

Leader: Brian Farr

Trail Notes:

This is a 13 mile, 6-8 hour difficult hike, looping around the lovely Briones Reservoir. A protected area, trail use permits are required. Purchase one at the Lafayette Reservoir Recreation Area (open 7 days a week) at their main office for $2.50 prior to the day of the hike (or online ). For more information about the permit, visit:

Trailhead Directions:

From Hwy 24 in Orinda, take the Orinda exit and go 2.2 miles northwest on Camino Pablo to a junction with Bear Creek Rd. Turn right and go about 2 miles to EDMUD's Briones Reservoir Overlook Staging Area, left, do not go past Happy Valley Rd.

Parking Fee: no charge

The trailhead information on this page was last updated
Thursday, October 20, 2005.

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