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Hike Details for Marciel Gate

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Anthony Chabot Regional Park
Marciel Gate
RSVPs - 54 -- YES: 13 NO: 36 MAYBE: 5

Marciel Gate
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City: Oakland
Region: EastBay
Park: Anthony Chabot Regional Park
Park Map URL: Click Here

Thursday, November 07, 2013 @ 9:30 AM


Event Notes:

Anthony Chabot - Grass Valley Loop

An easy to moderate 7.7 mile/1100 ft hike in EBRPD Anthony Chabot Regional Park.

Starting from the Marciel Gate Parking lot the route heads North on the Redtail Trail descending to Grass Valley Creek. We then head up the East side on the Grass Valley Trail to Bort Meadow, before returning on the West side on the Brandon Trail.

After crossing the creek at the Stone Bridge, we begin to ascend again on the Brandon Trail before making a detour onto the Escondido Trail. We complete the hike taking Brandon back to Deer Canyon and Redtail Trails.

Leader: Joel Schantz


Trail Notes:

A variety of loop hikes can be started on the Redtail or Cottontail Trails from Marciel Gate.


Trailhead Directions:
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Address for Marciel Gate at Anthony Chabot Park is 9999 Redwood Road, Castro Valley, CA.

From I-580 westbound: Take the Redwood Road exit toward Castro Valley. Go 0.2 mi and turn right onto Redwood Road. Go 6.1 miles to Marciel Gate on the left.

From I-580 eastbound: Take the Redwood Road exit toward Castro Valley. Go 0.2 mi and turn left onto Redwood Road. Go 6.1 miles to Marciel Gate on the left.

From Hwy 24 westbound or Hwy 13: Take the exit toward Hayward/California 13 S and merge onto CA-13 S. After 4.2 miles take the Redwood Road exit toward Carson Street for 0.1 mile. Turn left onto Redwood Road. After 3.8 miles turn right to stay on Redwood Road. Drive for 4.0 miles where Marciel Gate is on the right. Park in lot.

Parking Fee: None
Other Fees: None

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

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