2B Hike Mt Diablo State Park

This loop trail to the summit of Mt Diablo uses Juniper & Summit trails. The trail is steep in places with loose shale. Wear hiking boots & long pants.  On a clear day it provides unrivaled views of the Bay Area, Central Valley & the Sierra Nevada.  HEAVY RAIN CANCELS. Directions: from Interstate 680 in Danville take Diablo Rd/Danville exit #39 follow Diablo Rd 3 miles east to Mt Diablo Scenic Blvd. Turn left this soon becomes South Gate Rd go 3.7 miles to the entrance station. This is a fee area $9.00 day permit seniors. Continue another 3.2 miles to Park Headquarters & turn right on  Summit Rd. Go 2.3 miles to Diablo Valley Overlook & a large parking lot at the entrance to Juniper Campground. This takes about 1 hour from Fremont.  Carpool: Fremont Park & Ride  by McDonald's North Mission Blvd exit & 680 Mission Rd meet at 9:30 AM.  Leader: Judy Ogle Co - leader: Mieko Kawabata  Fremont Park & Ride  GPS: 37.540239, -121.923394.

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  • Jim H.

    Judy and Mieko scouted this hike last week and even though there were fires recently, the trails are all open. Some trails go through the fire damaged areas so you will see first hand, where the fires were.

    1 · October 16

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