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San Jose, California
February 25, 2012
Mt. Diablo
Contra Costa County
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The Place

Mt. Diablo State Park
Mitchell Canyon
February 25, 2012
10:00 AM

MD Waterfall 1

Mt Diablo, Mitchell Canyon, Located just North side of Mt. Diablo, South of the City of Clayton. On this hike we will get to see incredible view's below, and also see the 100 ft. waterfalls, as well as some smaller ones. What ? Waterfalls on Mt.Diablo ? Yes there are waterfalls up there, but you will have to work, on this hike, to get to them. You will be rewarded. As in your recovery, you can take it one step at a time.

MD View From The Trail

Walking the Walk

We will start out on the Mitchell Canyon Trail and follow it up to Deer Flat, it then becomes the Meridian Ridge Trail to Prospectors Gap Trail to the Middle Trail and then we connect to the Falls Loop Trail. We will have the meeting over looking the biggest Waterfall. We will then continue until we meet the Carninet Trail to the Donner Canyon Trail to the Murchio Trail and then back to the cars.

Level: 4+       Miles: 10       Elevation: 1800 ft.      Hosts: Kent & Troy

MD Waterfall 2

Directions:

From San Jose Out of San Jose, take Hwy 680 north and exit at Ygnacio Valley Rd in Walnut Creek Turn right and follow it 7.5 miles and turn right on Clayton Rd and turn right after a mile on Mitchell Canyon Rd and follow it into the park where we will meet. ! NOTE ! The trail head for this hike can not be accessed from the main entrance of the park. It is on the North side of the park and is a good 30 to 40 minute drive-time around the mountain from the main entrance.

Travel time from San Jose: Approximately 90 minutes

MD Tree

Know Before You Go:

Parking is $10
No Dogs Allowed
Dress appropriately, layers are suggested
Restrooms - Only available in the parking lot

MD Waterfall 3

Where to Meet: In the Mitchell Canyon parking lot.


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