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Wild Recovery
San Jose, California
September 8, 2012
Las Trampas
Contra Costa County
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The Place

Las Trampas
Regional Wilderness
September 8, 2012

Las Trampas Flowers

Las Trampas Regional Wilderness offers 5,342 acres of wilderness and an expanded trail system that allows hikers to enjoy its remote and rugged areas. The dominant woodland vegetation on the western and southern exposures of Las Trampas and Rocky ridges is black sage, chamise and buck brush. These are interspersed with toyon, hybrid manzanitas, elderberry, gooseberry, chaparral currant, sticky monkeyflower, coffeeberry, coyote bush, poison oak, hollyleaf red berry, deer weed and dozens of other species. There are some creek dogwood along Bollinger Creek.

Trees

Walking the Walk

We will start on Elderberry Trail, take it to Cuesta Trail, and come back down Rocky Ridge View. We will then go up Bollinger Creek, to Las Trampas Ridge, and then back down on the Chamise Trail.

Level: 3.75       Miles: 7.5       Elevation: 1830 ft       Host: Andrea W.

Road

Directions:

From San Jose: Take 680 to exit 36 for Crow Canyon Rd, and turn left onto Crow Canyon Rd. Turn right onto Bollinger Canyon Rd and follow it all the way to the main park entrance. We will meet in the main parking lot with the bathrooms. Drive Time 1 hour.

Know Before You Go:

Parking is FREE
Dogs Allowed on leash.
Dress in layers


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