M Hiking The Diablo Trail: A Conservation Success Story
by Jeremy Pendrey
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In 1993, Save Mount Diablo, a charity that works to acquire and preserve land on and around the San Francisco Bay Area's Mount Diablo, proposed a multi-use recreation trail to showcase the region's cooperation efforts to preserve area land. In 2007, they produced the first map highlighting the thirty-mile trail. Although one end of the trail leads practically to my front door, I hadn't heard of it until a few months ago, when the map fortuitously came into my hands. Four months later, despite rainy and muddy conditions, fellow BPLer Tony Wong and I decided to give it a go as an overnight trip.
- Slogging Through Mud
- Discovering The Diablo Trail
- Walking Home - East to West
- Part 1 - Round Valley Regional Preserve
- Part 2 - Los Vaqueros Watershed
- Part 3 - Morgan Territory Regional Preserve
- Part 4 - Mount Diablo State Park
- Part 5 - Diablo Foothills Regional Park
- Part 6 - Shell Ridge Open Space
- The Diablo Trail's Future - The Grand Loop and Beyond
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