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Hike Details for Rudgear Park

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Shell Ridge Open Space
Rudgear Park
RSVPs - 48 -- YES: 9 NO: 31 MAYBE: 8

Rudgear Park
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City: Walnut Creek
Region: EastBay
Park: Shell Ridge Open Space
Park Map URL: Click Here

Thursday, December 05, 2013 @ 9:30 AM


Event Notes:

Dan will lead a moderate 6.6 mile 800-foot loop hike starting from Rudgear Park in Walnut Creek. Route is Sugar Loaf - Shell Ridge Trail, lower Franco Ranch Loop Trail, Benham Ct., back on Franco Ranch Loop Trail, No Name Trail, Sugar Loaf - Shell Ridge Trail, Twin Ponds Loop Trail, Borges Ranch Trail to the Ranch to rest/snack. Return is Borges Ranch Trail, Upper Twin Ponds Loop Trail, and Sugar Loaf - Shell Ridge Trail back to the parking lot. Water/bathrooms at Rudgear Park trailhead and Borges Ranch. Dogs welcome, off-leash OK on the Shell Ridge trails.

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


Trail Notes:

Many routes of varying difficulty and length are available in Shell Ridge.


Trailhead Directions:
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From 680 southbound take exit 45A for So. Main St. Turn right onto So. Main St. and continue for 0.3 mile to Danville Blvd. Continue for 0.3 mile and turn left onto Rudgear Road.

From 680 northbound take exit 44 for Rudgear Road and turn right onto Rudgear Rd.

When on Rudgear Road, drive for 0.9 miles, then turn right onto Stewart Ave. After about 0.5 miles the park is on the left. Plenty of parking in the lot next to the basketball courts. Address is 2250 Stewart Ave., Walnut Creek, CA 94596.

Parking Fee: None
Other Fees: None

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

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