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Hike Details for Hayward Plunge/Ward Canyon

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Greenbelt Hiking Trail
Hayward Plunge/Ward Canyon
RSVPs - 64 -- YES: 12 NO: 48 MAYBE: 4

Hayward Plunge/Ward Canyon
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City: Hayward
Region: EastBay
Park: Greenbelt Hiking Trail

Thursday, October 02, 2014 @ 9:30 AM


Event Notes:

Moderate 6.5 mile, 1,000-foot elevation gain, loop hike on Hayward's Greenbelt Hiking & Riding Trails. Route will be the Wally Wickander Memorial Trail, Ward Canyon Trail, East Avenue Trail stopping at the picnic tables to rest/snack. Return continues down the East Avenue Trail and retraces back along the Wally Wickander Memorial Trail to the parking area. Water/bathrooms at trailhead.

Contact: Dan   
Cell Phone: (925) 323-7384


Trail Notes:

Hayward Plunge Trailhead provides access to over 7 miles of shaded trails along two heavily wooded canyons.


Trailhead Directions:
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Hayward Plunge/Hayward Memorial Park, 24176 Mission Blvd. From San Ramon: Take Crow Canyon Road which becomes Grove Way as you pass under Hwy 580. Turn left onto A Street (at Trader Joe's) then left onto Mission Blvd. (Stay in the left lanes on Mission Blvd. or you will be forced to turn right onto Jackson St.) You can not make a left turn directly into the Hayward Plunge/Memorial Park so you must pass by it and make a U-turn at Highland Blvd. Then turn right into the parking lot. From Dublin: Take Hwy 580 West and exit at Redwood Road and go west where Redwood Road becomes A Street. Turn left onto Mission Blvd. and follow info above. From Oakland: Take HWY 580 East, exit at Redwood Road west and follow info above. Park behind the tennis courts by the bathrooms.

Parking Fee: None

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

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