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Hike Details for Alhambra Creek Staging Area 6.8 Mile Loop

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Briones Regional Park
Alhambra Creek Staging Area 6.8 Mile Loop
RSVPs - 47 -- YES: 11 NO: 32 MAYBE: 4

Alhambra Creek Staging Area 6.8 Mile Loop
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City: Lafayette
Region: EastBay
Park: Briones Regional Park
Park Map URL: Click Here

Thursday, May 22, 2014 @ 9:30 AM

Event Notes:

Briones - Alhambra Loop

A moderate+ 7 mile, 1500+ ft elevation gain hike from the EBRPD Alhambra Staging Area. We'll go in a counter clockwise loop through shaded wooded valleys and open grassy hills, stopping at Table Top for a snack break.

Starting from the Alhambra Creek Staging area heading west on Alhambra, Orchard, Pine Tree, Toyon Canyon, and Briones Crest Trails to Table Top for a snack break with a great view.

We return on the ever challenging, but beautiful, Table Top, Spengler, and Diablo View Trails.

Please meet by the toilets near the Crow Picnic area across Alhambra Creek.

Leader: Joel Schantz

Trail Notes:

Recommended by the EBRPD -- 6.8-mile, moderate-to-challenging loop hike: Alhambra Creek Staging Area to Orchard Trail to Toyon Canyon Trail to Lagoon Trail to Briones Crest Trail (Sindicich Lagoon, great views) to Old Briones Road Trail (Maricich Lagoons) to Spengler Trail to Alhambra Creek Trail to Alhambra Creek Staging Area.

Trailhead Directions:
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From Concord: 680 South to 24W; exit Pleasant Hill Rd, make right (heading north); Take left at Taylor Blvd; Left at Grayson Rd; Right on Reliez Valley Rd; After passing Blue Ridge Drive on the right, look for signs to the Alhambra Creek Staging Area on the left.

Parking Fee: None

The trailhead information on this page was last updated
Saturday, May 21, 2011.

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