Come celebrate the New Year on this moderately paced hike to see the wide-open green hills and vistas of Briones Regional Park. The weather and trail conditions will determine the route we will take, but come be prepared for a seven to eight miles hike with about 1200 feet in elevation gain. Expect mud if there have been recent rains.
Bring: water, snacks to share and layered clothing.
Meet: 12 noon.
Directions: from Hwy 24 take Orinda exit and onto Camino Pablo going north heading toward Richmond. Go several miles out of town to Bear Creek Rd. Turn right at signal and go about 5 miles (shortly after Happy Valley Rd.) to the park entrance on the right. Pay parking fee and park in the lot to the left of the kiosk. (One may also park on Bear Creek Rd. and walk into the park).
Cancellation: Any rain cancels.
Leader: Albert Chiu, (510)[masked], or [masked].