Clyma, Mollock, Highland Ridge, Eagle, Volvon Loop, Valley View, Volvon, Blue Oak, Hummingbird, Condor Trails Loop

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Clyma, Mollock, Highland Ridge, Eagle, Volvon Loop, Valley View, Volvon, Blue Oak, Hummingbird, Condor Trails Loop is a 7.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Livermore, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
7.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1,404 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

views

wild flowers

wildlife

The hike begins with breathtaking views of Mt. Diablo in the distance. As the trail descends into the valley, it becomes beautifully rugged and wooded. By the time it crosses Morgan Territory Road, it parallels a creek and is lush and green. After a long climb up Highland Ridge and Eagle Trails, the Valley View trail rewards you with sweeping views of Round Valley Regional Park below as well as the Los Vaqueros watershed lands and reservoir to the south. Trail Directions: From Morgan Territory Road Staging Area, cross Morgan Territory Road using the path marked Clyma Trail.. Once across the road, head through the cattle gate and follow Clyma Trail for .4 mile, then keep straight at the fork. After .06 mile, turn left onto Mollock Trail for .74 mile. At the next trail marker, keep straight to take Clyma Trail. After 1.36 miles, you’ll reach a junction with many trails. Head right and downhill for .1 mile, then, at the signpost, take the left fork, following signs for the Diablo and Bob Walker Regional Trails. Walk .28 mile until you come to Morgan Territory Road. Safely cross the road and enter the gate on the other side. Walk for .12 mile, then head straight at the fork to take Highland Ridge Trail. After .84 mile, head right on Eagle Trail and continue for .42 mile. At the signpost, turn left to follow Volvon Loop Trail for .7 mile, then turn left to take Valley View Trail. After .74 mile, continue straight to stay on Valley View for another .37 mile. Then, turn left on Volvon Trail and cross through the cattle gate. Continue for .08 mile, then turn left on Blue Oak Trail. In .63 mile, turn right on Hummingbird Trail to head back to Volvon Trail. After .1 mile, turn left. Follow Volvon Trail for .41 mile, then turn right on Condor Trail. After .39 mile, cross through the cattle gate and continue straight for .12 mile to return to Morgan Territory Road Staging Area.