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Hike Details for Hayward Plunge/Ward Canyon

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Greenbelt Hiking Trail
Hayward Plunge/Ward Canyon

Hayward Plunge/Ward Canyon
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City: Hayward
Region: EastBay
Park: Greenbelt Hiking Trail

Thursday, August 15, 2013 @ 9:30 AM


Event Notes:

Dan will again lead us on a new hike. A moderate 6.2 mile, 700-foot elevation gain loop hike on the Hayward Greenbelt Hiking & Riding Trail. Route will be the Wally Wickander Trail, up the Ward Creek Canyon Trail, down East Avenue Trail stopping to rest/snack at the picnic tables before continuing back to the Wally Wickander Trail to the parking lot. Bathrooms and water at the trailhead.

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


Trail Notes:

Hayward Plunge Trailhead provides access to over 7 miles of shaded trails along two heavily wooded canyons.


Trailhead Directions:
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Hayward Plunge/Hayward Memorial Park, 24176 Mission Blvd. From San Ramon: Take Crow Canyon Road which becomes Grove Way as you pass under Hwy 580. Turn left onto A Street (at Trader Joe's) then left onto Mission Blvd. (Stay in the left lanes on Mission Blvd. or you will be forced to turn right onto Jackson St.) You can not make a left turn directly into the Hayward Plunge/Memorial Park so you must pass by it and make a U-turn at Highland Blvd. Then turn right into the parking lot. From Dublin: Take Hwy 580 West and exit at Redwood Road and go west where Redwood Road becomes A Street. Turn left onto Mission Blvd. and follow info above. From Oakland: Take HWY 580 East, exit at Redwood Road west and follow info above. Park behind the tennis courts by the bathrooms.

Parking Fee: None

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

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