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Briones Crest Trail Loop

MODERATE 40 reviews
#17 of 39 trails in

Briones Crest Trail Loop is a 7.8 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Orinda, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and nature trips and is best used from March until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 7.8 miles Elevation Gain: 1,594 feet Route Type: Loop

dog friendly

hiking

nature trips

walking

running

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

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6 months ago

a solid hike with good views throughout. Make sure to bring water as there is a lot of open space in the sun.

10 months ago

Prepared to be charmed by this wild oasis surrounded by urban development. This trail offers vistas of the California Delta, Martinez refineries, Concord, & Walnut Creek. There also are eye-catching wildland panoramas. The large numbers of California Newts in upland ponds will astound you. While the views from Briones Peak are obscured by trees, there are outstanding viewpoints nearby. Emerge from a woodland to the eye-catching profile of Mount Diablo.

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Fri Oct 12 2018

Good trail with some good climbs but the map on the app is deceiving (or I’m just horrible at directions...)! While the trail on here is called Briones crest, don’t follow all the signs for Briones crest in the park...you’ll get lost! The trail on here hops on a few other trails and doesn’t completely stick to the actual Briones crest trail.

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