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Hike Details for Wildcat Canyon Staging Area

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Wildcat Canyon Regional Park
Wildcat Canyon Staging Area
RSVPs - 60 -- YES: 16 NO: 36 MAYBE: 8

Wildcat Canyon Staging Area
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City: Richmond
Region: EastBay
Park: Wildcat Canyon Regional Park
Park Map URL: Click Here

Sunday, June 29, 2014 @ 9:00 AM


Event Notes:

A 2014 Trails Challenge hike estimated at 7+ miles with 1200+ foot elevation gain. From the Trails Challenge Guidebook: Wildcat Creek Trail begins east of the parking lot along a wide, paved fire road. Travel for 2.32 miles, then make a left on Havey Canyon Trail and head east into the forested area. Continue for 1.5 miles: you come out into an open field and head north and uphill. Make a left on Nimitz Way. After 0.68 miles follow signs for San Pablo Ridge Trail. Enjoy the sweeping views. Turn left on the Belgum Trail. Take this trail all the way back to Wildcat Creek Trail, and make a right to return to the parking lot. We will take a short rest/snack stop at the old Nike missile site near the junction of Nimitz Way and San Pablo Ridge Trail. Water and restrooms near the parking lot. Dogs welcome, off-leash OK on the trails.

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


Trailhead Directions:
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From El Cerrito and towns to the south, take I-80E to Richmond and exit at Solano Ave. Turn left at the bottom of the off ramp onto Amador St. Continue on Amador for 3/8 mile to McBryde Ave. Turn right and go 3/8 mile to the first stop sign. Turn left onto Park Ave. Continue another 1/4 mile to the Wildcat Canyon Staging Area on your left.

From North Richmond and Pinole, take I-80W to the McBryde exit. At the bottom of the ramp turn left and follow McBryde to the second stop sign. Turn left onto Park Ave. Continue another 1/4 mile to the Wildcat Staging Area on your left.

The Park Office is at McBryde and Park. The address is 5755 McBryde Ave. Richmond, CA 94805. Plug that into your GPS for personalized directions.

Parking Fee: none
Other Fees: none

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

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