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Hike Details for Marshall Drive Entrance

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Shell Ridge Open Space
Marshall Drive Entrance
RSVPs - 63 -- YES: 19 NO: 37 MAYBE: 7

City: Walnut Creek
Region: EastBay
Park: Shell Ridge Open Space

Sunday, July 20, 2014 @ 9:00 AM


Event Notes:

A moderate 6-mile 1000-foot elevation gain hike with an optional extension for an 8-mile 1400-foot elevation gain hike. Route will be Briones Mt. Diablo, Indian Creek, Ginder Gap Loop, Ridge Top, Briones Mt. Diablo, and Borges Ranch Trails to Borges Ranch for a rest/snack stop. Return via Borges Ranch, Costanoan, and Corral Spring Trails to the Deer Lake Trail junction. The short hike will continue on Corral Spring Trail to the Marshall Drive trailhead. The longer hike will take the Deer Lake, Upper Buck Loop, Costanoan, and Ridge Top Trails to the trailhead. No facilities at the trailhead, but water, restroom and shaded picnic tables at Borges Ranch. Dogs welcome, off-leash OK on the trails.

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


Trail Notes:

There are various choices from the staging area - sunny or shady, steep or merely rolling. Dogs may run free.


Trailhead Directions:
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From 680 north or 24 east get off at the Ygnacio Valley Exit and turn right (east) onto Ygnacio Valley Road. Pass California, Main, Broadway, and Walnut Boulevard. Turn right (south) onto Homestead. Take your first left onto Marshall Drive. Go to the end. Park on street.

Parking Fee: none

The trailhead information on this page was last updated
Friday, August 08, 2008.

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