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.
Please click on "Pages" for additional Information.