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Mary Bowerman Loop - Mount Diablo, CA

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Difficulty 0.5 of 5
Distance One Way 0.7 miles
Trailhead Elevation 3,704 feet
Elevation Gain 60 feet
Accumulated Gain 66 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 0.92
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Preferred   Oct, Jun, May, Sep
Sun  7:19am - 5:20pm
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Overview
Mary Bowerman Loop - Mount Diablo is a 0.7 mile one way hike with 66 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 18 miles east-northeast of Oakland California. The trailhead is car accessible. October and June are the best months to enjoy this hike.


This is a very easy loop trail that begins just below the summit of Mount Diablo, and circumnavigates the peak with an impressive view of the bay area and Northern California.

The trail is named after and dedicated to Dr. Mary Bowerman, a botanist and co-founder of Save Mount Diablo.

Check out the Official Route.



    One-Way Notice
    This hike is listed as One-Way.

    When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

    Permit $$
    CA State Parks - Fee: typically $2-$15 per vehicle, view more information


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    To hike
    South Gate Road: Take Diablo Road from Interstate 680 at the town of Danville. Follow signs to Mount Diablo State Park. You can drive all the way to the top from here.

    North Gate Road: Take Walnut Ave off Ygnacio Valley Road in the town of Walnut Creek; follow signs to Mount Diablo State Park. You can drive all the way to the top from here.
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