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HIke Briones
Greetings all my next hike will be at Briones Regional park Bear Creek staging area. It will b a little more than 3 miles in length, about 400 feet elevation gain/loss. Trail will be steep in some parts. Bring a jacket, trail snacks/lunch, water. TO get there take the 24 to the Orinda exit and head north to bear creek road. turn right on bear creek road. When you come to the sign that says Briones regional park bear creek staging area turn right. There may be a fee of about 5 or so dollars to park. Turn left immediately past the attendant booth and park in the lot there. Hope to see you there. Norman

Bear Creek Staging Area of Briones Regional Park

Intersection of Bear Creek Road and Briones Road · Briones, CA

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