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Park & Ride at Clayton Road and Peacock Drive

1000 Peacock Drive

Clayton, CA 94517

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Let’s celebrate the 100th anniversary of Mount Diablo State Park together!

About this Event

Let’s celebrate the 100th anniversary of Mount Diablo State Park together! We’ll be doing a short hike from SMD’s Curry Canyon Ranch into the neighboring Mount Diablo State Park land to enjoy some gorgeous views and a breathtaking sunset.

The Mount Diablo State Park was created in 1921 and was one of the seven parks created before the establishment of the California Park System in 1927. The Park started off as a 680-acre piece and now has over 20,000 acres of land. Some of the 20,000 acres were first acquired by Save Mount Diablo and then transferred to the State Park.

Be sure to bring plenty of water, a snack, and dress in layers. Sturdy shoes or hiking boots are recommended. Heavy rain cancels.

Due to COVID-19, we are limiting the hike to 8 participants. All participants must bring a mask and stay 6ft apart. Hand sanitizer will be available at the hike.

Participants will also be required to accept our COVID-19 Protocol (available during registration).

Land: Save Mount Diablo

Rating: Easy/Moderate

Distance: 3 miles

Elevation change: 400’

Leader: Denise Castro, Save Mount Diablo Education & Outreach Associate

Meet: Park & Ride at 1000 Peacock Creek Drive at the intersection of Clayton Road and Peacock Creek Drive in Clayton, CA. We will carpool to the property.

Directions: From I-680 North or downtown Walnut Creek, head east on Ygnacio Valley Road; continue on Ygnacio Valley Road for 7.5 miles. Make a right onto Clayton Road and continue on Clayton Road for 2 miles. Take a left onto Peacock Creek Drive; the parking lot will be on your first right.

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When does registration open for this event?

Each Discover Diablo event opens up for registration exactly 2 months before the day of the event at 12AM. All events are first come, first serve.

 Are dogs allowed on Discover Diablo hikes?

No. Some Discover Diablo hikes take place on land owned by other organizations (such as Mount Diablo State Park & East Bay Regional Park lands) and many of the trails on these properties have a strict no-dog policy. 

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Anyone under the age of 18 will need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. 

 

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No. On the hike day, we will have a roster with your registration information on it. Please make sure to check in with the hike leader.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes. If you would like to change anything, please contact Denise Castro at dcastro@savemountdiablo.org 

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can reach Denise Castro, Outreach & Education Associate, at dcastro@savemountdiablo.org

 

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Park & Ride at Clayton Road and Peacock Drive

1000 Peacock Drive

Clayton, CA 94517

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