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Park Hours

Opening:

Closing:

8:00 AM

Gates are closed to arriving visitors at sunset. Visitors should plan to be in their vehicles by sunset headed out to avoid being locked in.

Safety Info:

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES PROHIBITED

Mount Diablo State Park Information

Summit Museum
Visitor Center

Open daily 10 am to 4 pm

For more information call 925-837-6119

Mitchell Canyon
VIsitor Center

Open weekends only

and some holidays

Summer Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Winter Hours: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Park Closures and Road Conditions

For the latest information on Park closure, road conditions, or fire danger, call 925-837-2525 or check the Mount Diablo State Park Website. 

Mountain Weather Conditions
Other Telephone Numbers

Junction Ranger . . . . . . . .

 

Mitchell Canyon Ranger. . 

 

Summit Museum . . . . . . .

 

Entrance Station . . . . . . .

 

Sector Office . . . . . . . . . . .

925-837-6129

 

925-672-4266

 

925-837-6119

 

925-837-0904

 

925-673-2891

Additional information is available on the Mount Diablo State Park California Parks Website

Welcome to South Gate Road KIosk

Admission Fees (Day Use Fees)

Effective January 2015

  • Main Entrance Fee: $10.00 per car / Seniors 62 and over: $9.00 per car

  • Mitchell Canyon and Macedo Ranch: $6.00 per car / Seniors 62 and over: $5.00 per car (cash only accepted)

  • California Explorer Vehicle Day Use Annual Parking Pass: $195.00

  • Golden Poppy Vehicle Day Use Annual Pass: $125.00

  • Limited Use Golden Bear Pass: $20.00

  • Purchase passes here

Group Picnic Reservations

For reservations and information, call: 925-837-6129 ext. 4

Family Campground Fees

  • $30.00 - Juniper, Live Oak, and Junction Family Camp Sites (all seasons)

  • $10.00 - Additional vehicle (1 only)

  • $ 2.00 - Senior Discount (off Camping Fees)

Group Camp Fees

  • $65.00  - Stagecoach and Boundary

  • $100.00 - Buckeye and Wildcat

  • $165.00 - BBQ Terrace

For more camping information, see Camping Info page

Fire Danger - How Will It Affect You?

  • Fires shall at all times be maintained in a safe condition.

  • Never leave a fire unattended.

  • Extinguish all fires prior to departure.

  • Ground fires are not permitted.

  • Firewood gathering is prohibited.

  • Report all wildfires immediately.

  • Ask a Park Ranger for further information.

Call the park information line at 925-837-2525 or 925-837-0904 to confirm whether the park is closed for very high fire danger during hot, dry months!

You are responsible for obeying all park rules. Ask a Park Ranger for further information.

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