Mangini Ranch Morning Meditation Hike

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Hiker Gate

5318 Crystyl Ranch Drive

Concord, CA 94521

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Beat the summer heat on this early morning outing on Mangini Ranch. Save Mount Diablo’s 208-acre property includes the headwaters of Galindo Creek with rolling grasslands, oaks, buckeyes, and a rare desert olive grove. Visit a secret spring and keep your eyes out for bobcats and coyotes looking for breakfast, plus burrowing owls, quail, and many other feathered friends who are active in the morning. This is a two-hour, four-mile hike with one strenuous climb. Be sure to dress in layers and wear sturdy boots or shoes; bring plenty of water, sunscreen, and a snack.

RVSP: To allow everyone equal access in signing up, registration for this hike will open two months prior to the hike.

Land: Save Mount Diablo

Rating: Easy/Moderate

Distance: 4 miles

Elevation change: 600’

Leader: Save Mount Diablo Hike Leaders Jim Lawrence and Paul Salemme

Meet: Hiker gate adjacent to 5318 Crystyl Ranch Drive in Concord, CA

Directions: From Ygnacio Valley Road, turn south on Crystyl Ranch Drive in Concord. Meet at the hiker gate on Crystyl Ranch Drive between Autumn Oak Circle and Rolling Woods Way.

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