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Hike Details for Briones Reservoir Overlook hike

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Briones Reservoir
Briones Reservoir Overlook hike

Briones Reservoir Overlook hike
Click the Staging Area/Trail Name above for park information.
City: Orinda/Lafayette
Region: EastBay
Park: Briones Reservoir

Thursday, September 19, 2013 @ 9:30 AM

Event Notes:

About a 6-mile, 650-foot elevation gain, out-and-back hike from the Briones Overlook Staging Area to the boat launch area at San Pablo Reservoir. A mostly shaded hike through the trees, and shaded picnic tables with a view of the lake near the boat launch area. After a short rest/snack stop we will return via the same trails. Bring your EBMUD permit although there should be enough to accommodate our hikers. Potty at the Overlook and restroom and water at San Pablo Reservoir. Dogs are not allowed on these trails.

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

Trailhead Directions:

From highway 24 westbound take the Orinda exit. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Orinda Village/Richmond and merge onto Camino Pablo. Continue on Camino Pablo for 2.2 miles to Bear Creek Road.

From highway 24 eastbound take the exit toward Moraga. Turn left onto Camino Pablo and continue for 2.3 miles to Bear Creek Road.

At Bear Creek Road (traffic signal) turn right and drive 1.4 miles to the Briones Overlook staging area on the left. It is very near the top of a big hill. Easy to miss, so drive slow. Big parking lot, small entrance.

Other Fees: EBMUD permit required

The trailhead information on this page was last updated
Wednesday, February 19, 2014.

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