Park Hours

Mount Diablo State Park Information

Opening:

8 am

Closing:

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.

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES PROHIBITED

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 recorded information on Park closure and road conditions please call 925-837-2525

Mountain Weather Conditions

For the latest recorded information on mountain weather conditions please call 925-838-9225 or visit this link.

Hot, Dry Season Conditions

Due to the high fire danger during the hot and dry season, it is suggested you call Mount Diablo State Park Information Line at 925-837-0904 to confirm conditions and any closures.

Other Telephone Numbers

Supervising Ranger . . . . . . .

Junction Ranger . . . . . . . . . .

Mitchell Canyon Ranger . . .

Summit Museum . . . . . . . . .

Entrance Station . . . . . . . . .

Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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

General Information . . . . . . 

925-855-1730

925-837-6129

925-672-4266

925-837-6119

925-837-0904

925-837-6122

925-673-2891

925-837-2525

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

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

  • 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!

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

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