North Peak Ranch

/North Peak Ranch

North Peak Ranch

2018-01-11T15:00:07+00:00

Acreage

88.5 acres

Watershed

Two tributary creeks flow into Mount Diablo Creek, which is just off-site.

Vegetation habitats

Blue oak woodland, and serpentine grassland

Description

North Peak Ranch is located on Marsh Creek Road and rises to North Peak and the border to Mount Diablo State Park. It is near Save Mount Diablo’s Young Canyon property and is heavily wooded with fire roads through blue oak woodland. Its serpentine mineral soils support rare plants and the rare Alameda whipsnake is almost certainly present on the site.

Ownership

Protected by Save Mount Diablo in 2015, with an option to complete purchase from Steve and Brenda Benkly by 2025.

Funding partners

Steve and Brenda Benkly

Regional Map

Regional Map - North Peak Ranch