About this Event
Though largely dry in September, this lovely, winding creek drainage and its ponds continue to provide moisture and shade. This hike in the Walnut Creek Open Space borders Foothills Regional Park, and we’ll take a brief detour for a glimpse of Mount Diablo, which rises above both.
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
Distance: 3 miles
Elevation change: 400’
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.