Discover the gorgeous hills at sunset at Round Valley Regional Preserve on the eastern slopes of Mount Diablo. Known for the abundant prey species that hide in its grass, Round Valley naturally attracts predators including badgers, bobcats, golden eagles, and mountain lions. Experience one of the most scenic valleys in the East Bay, a true jewel. There are restrooms and a picnic area at the staging area. Be sure to bring plenty of water and a snack, and dress in layers. Sturdy shoes or hiking boots recommended.
RVSP: To allow everyone equal access in signing up, registration for this hike will open two months prior to the hike.
Land: East Bay Regional Park District
Distance: 4 miles
Elevation change: 200′
Leader: Save Mount Diablo Land Stewardship Associate Roxana Lucero
Meet: Round Valley Regional Preserve Trailhead, 19450 Marsh Creek Road
Directions: From I-680, exit at Ygnacio Valley Road. Proceed on Ygnacio Valley Road to Clayton Road in Concord and turn right (east). Clayton Road becomes Marsh Creek Road in Clayton. Proceed east on Marsh Creek Road, past Deer Valley Road, until you reach the preserve staging area on your right.