Briones Peak via Old Briones Road

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Briones Peak via Old Briones Road is a 3.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Alhambra Valley, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
3.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
538 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dog friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

horseback riding

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

views

wildlife

Take Hwy 4 to Alhambra Ave. Follow Alhambra Ave south to the light and turn right on Alhambra Valley road. Follow Alhambra Valley road to the stop sign where you turn right to stay on Alhambra Valley road. Go past two driveways and Briones Road will be on your left. Go slow and look for it or you will miss it. Follow Briones Road 1.5 miles to trailhead.

hiking
18 days ago

This trail is sweet. I was looking for a trail with nice views that was easy enough for children yet still rewarding. The hike was pretty easy even for my 6 year old son. We were rewarded with awesome views of Mt Diablo and even got to see a coyote running around.