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Sycamore Canyon & Knobcone Point Hike

From January 21, 2018 10:00 am until January 21, 2018 3:30 pm Save to calendar

At Curry Point Trailhead Mount Diablo State Park South Gate Road, Walnut Creek, CA 94598, USA

Categories: Hiking

Sun., Jan. 21, 10:00

Sycamore Canyon & Knobcone Point hike

Leader: Jake Van Akkeren   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Meet: Curry Point trailhead (take South Gate Rd. ¾ mi. past Rock City to parking on right)

Fee: $10 per vehicle

Allow extra time on State Park roads due to cycle traffic safety regulations

No reservations needed

Description: From Curry Point we’ll hike to Rock City before descending into leafy Sycamore Canyon and then ascending Black Hawk Ridge for lunch. Then it’s a over to the Knobcone Point area and intriguing Balancing Rock before heading back to our trailhead along a ridge with expansive views of Mt. Diablo and North Peak. Allow 5.5 hours for this 8.25 mile hike with a total elevation gain of about 1600 feet. Bring layered clothing, sturdy hiking shoes, lunch and water. Steady relaxed pace with a 30-minute lunch and other rest breaks. Be prepared for mud and poison oak. Rain cancels.

2018-01-21 10:00:00
2018-01-21 15:30:00