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Point Pinole After Dark - 6.3 Miles

Point Pinole Regional Shoreline

5651 Giant Highway, Richmond CA 94806

Park entrance is next to West County Justice Center (jail).

6:45 pm   PROMPTLY

Meetup by the information kiosk by the trailhead.

Nominal elavation change.   6.3 miles  2.5 hours  3.2 mph pace during first half then a little slower pace.  We need to make the beach access at Whittell Marsh before the tide or feet might get wet.

Bring a flashlight.  We will be way out on Point Pinole when it gets dark.  In the woods.  This is not a good time to be seperated from the group. 

If you do not stay with the group the organizer will not be on the lookout for you. It is recommeded that you obtain a map at the begining of the hike in case the group is seperated.  At the half way point I can give you directions for a shortcut that probably will return you to your car.

Dogs on leash first 150 yards and at half way point (restrooms and drinking fountain). 

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  • LisaMarie

    Fabulous hike...what a moon! Sorry I had to leave sooner than expected, next time I'll need to have a snack first and schedule work later the next morning, lol.

    May 24, 2013

  • Rachel

    Running about 5 to 10 Minutes late. Would you be able to wait?

    May 23, 2013

  • Tempest B.

    Great. Finally a hike I can make. Thanks for offering something after work.

    May 21, 2013

  • LisaMarie

    Oh, I hope I can go again...was going to go to ballet but maybe that can wait :D Anyone know a reasonably priced doggy day care? I live in Vallejo and work in Oakland, and trying to find some options.

    May 20, 2013

    • aimee

      I used Metro Dog. They were a little pricey but super convenient to my work and home. And Lennie LOVED it there!

      May 20, 2013

    • LisaMarie

      ah, yes...same place the shelter I got Amber from mentioned since I was talking with them today. Good to know!

      May 20, 2013

  • Rachel

    I am bringing my Shih-Tzu and Yoyo poo.

    May 20, 2013

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