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Castle Rock Hike

From January 20, 2018 9:00 am until January 20, 2018 2:00 pm Save to calendar

Categories: Hiking

A Castle Rock Hike: A destination/nature hike to the top of the pinnacles
Date/Time: Saturday, January 20th, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
No reservation required
Parking: Free
Starting Point: 1700 Castle Rock Rd., Walnut Creek, CA 94598 
Hike: 6.9 miles, out-and-back, with a 650' elevation gain
Ages: 8 and older
Hike leader: Mike Gorin ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ), and Karen Shackleton
For more info: Mike Gorin ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

Please join us for a leisurely-paced, morning to early afternoon hike in the Castle Rock area on the western edge of Mount Diablo State Park. We will begin our walk in the Castle Rock Recreation Area, and proceed along Pine Canyon in Diablo Foothills Regional Park, which affords (and rewards) hikers with magnificent views of the Castle Rock formation. We will then hike a trail that leads uphill, around and behind the rock spires. Once we reach the end of the trail, we will turn around and retrace our steps back the way we came. The pinnacle area is home to peregrine falcons, and as a result is closed to the public during the nesting season from February 1st to July 31st each year. Please note: Dogs are not allowed on this hike, or on any other trails in Mount Diablo State Park. Bring water and snacks, binoculars if you have them. Rain cancels.
2018-01-20 09:00:00
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