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Del Amigo Trail to Madrone and Virgil Williams Trail

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Las Trampas Regional Park

Del Amigo Trail to Madrone and Virgil Williams Trail is a 3.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Alamo, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. 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.

Length 3.4 mi Elevation gain 810 ft Route type Loop

Dogs on leash

Kid friendly

Hiking

Horseback riding

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Nature trips

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Bird watching

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Wild flowers

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Take the Del Amigo trail to the Madron Trail. This will lead you to the Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site.

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Reviews (121)
Photos (162)
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Shannon Varty
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Hiking

This is a nice hike. Shaded and has paving and path. Lots, of poison oak along the paths.

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jerlin hurtado
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Hiking

Meh- I’ve been to nicer hikes. This was a nice distance but too many bar wires and gates .

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Tyler Chuck
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Hiking

Good walk through the hills! Surprisingly more shade than I would have guessed. Overall, a nice trail!

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Deanna M
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Hiking

Nice views, steep inclines. Definitely a good cardio hike!

Julie Corbett
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Perfect moderate hike. Took about an hour and a half at a leisurely pace. Just enough climbing to get your heart rate up, but plenty of flat parts to just meander and listen to the birds. Not too muddy the day after it rained (in May). Lots of wildflowers and gorgeous views of Mt. Diablo. Only saw five other people hiking on a Tuesday afternoon, which wasn't too bad. Poison oak is abundant, so need to be careful on the narrower parts of the trails.

Cyndi B
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Hiking

Amazing views and some great inclines. I wouldn’t say it’s “moderate” though, more easy to moderate. Perfect for a short hike!!

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Devon Phillips
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Hiking

Hiked this trail with a 3 and 6 year old - was a great length with lots of beautiful views, creeks, cows and fun things to see. Lots of poison oak though! Carried the 3 year old in a backpack for a lot of the single track as some of the poison oak did stick out onto the trail, but lots of lovely open trail as well for him to run on so all good - look forward to doing it again!

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Thomas Warren
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HikingMuddy

Beautiful hike even with the muddy trail and falling rain. Would say it’s a hard hike with the muddy inclines but a really nice escape from self quarantine.

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Holly Crosby
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Hiking

How do you get to it????!?!???!! Once again I follow the directions to the map to not find a trail head. Not sure if this is just a AllTrails issue or what.

Melanie Graham
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Hiking

Beautiful trail. Very muddy in January and would recommend trekking poles to reduce the chance of wiping out on the muddy hills.

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Gwendolyn Tornatore
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Hiking

Amazing views. There is no fee or reservation needed per an earlier review. Wide and narrow trails and the climbs are pretty steep but short. Would definitely do again!

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Christopher Novak
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Hiking

It is hard to find so don’t give up! Park on the street and make ur way to the trail GPS spot. You will see the post and know ur in the right spot. Enter to the left of a corner driveway. The trail is pretty open. I missed a turn or two and took a longer path back to the start. It was good thou. Those trails are more covered and were more fun than an open path. All in all....pretty good.

Patty S.
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Beautiful vistas!

Bridget Casson
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could not get in, you have to make reservations

Will Werhane
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Hiking

The start of the trail isn’t easy to find. It’s through a fence opening on right before you head up the private drive. Really nice hike with the dogs. After steep start the hike around the O’Neill property had some great views and colors in the Fall.

Jennie Richards
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Liked the short hike very much, especially visiting the Eugene O'Neill National Monument, that was special and made this short hike. But you can continue further on two trails, which we did do, to make the hike longer.

Matt R
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Mountain biking

Extremely muddy!

Devin Ancona
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Hiking

Lots of mud after all of the rain! Wear shoes with good traction, I fell once when turning around on a relatively steep incline. Other than becoming very muddy, all was well from then on. Eugene O'Neill house was awesome! I returned via the streets due to the mud on the trail. Will do again, beautiful views!

Michelle Elissiry
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Hiking

Great everyday hike, several trails turn off from here so you can vary the length of your hike. Dog friendly on leash. It was muddy due to recent weather, but we did fine with good hiking boots. Beautiful views, only saw one other group. Some steep hills in places. Would definitely do it again.

Koho Iizuka
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Hiking

Nice view of Diablo all the way. I took a longer rout, which took me almost 3 hours.

Natalie Perez
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Hiking

I agree this trail is not for beginners it's moderate to the steep incline is steady at least the .83 mile of it I got through. Definitely worth if you love views and a nice combo of shade and sun. It's not a maintained trail so returning can be challenging. I'm looking forward to getting to the summit will be going back.

Stephanie Zhou
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Hiking

Actually for my opinion this trail is more than moderate because when you go up, the slopes are long and very steep. It is a very good trail with view of Mount Diablo, as well as many tiny wild flowers thanks to this spring's rain. I took quite a few photos.

Mark Kruse
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Hiking

Great for a weekend hike.

Steve Hall
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Hiking

I really enjoyed this hike. The GPS directions take you right to the trail head, although it's still hard to find. There's no parking lot, you need to go downhill about 50 feet to park on the street. The tiny entrance is across the street from where the GPS leads you. It's pretty much straight up hill, with views on both sides when you reach the summit. I went 1.9 miles uphill before turning back around (I followed the Amigo/Summit trail). There were other trails that branched off, I'm looking forward to going back and exploring them.

Mike Stauber
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Hiking

A nice trail that varies between steep uphill climbs and traversing the rolling pastures. My only complaint was that the trailhead itself was difficult to find as it's not marked from the road. Went up del amigo trail and looped back trough the pasture for about and hour long hike with my chihuahua who kept stopping. Quick, Fun hike with enough challenge to get your heart pumping.

Michael Alexander
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Hiking

Probably my favorite under-an-hour hike in the Danville/Walnut Creek area. Start from Starview Rd. and wind your way up through a scene straight out of the Hunger Games. At times the incline is extremely steep. But things flatten out as a wide open pasture with breathtaking views of Mt. Diablo emerges. Cut across - don't worry, the cows are friendly - and explore the beautiful Tao House grounds before turning back and jamming down the mountain.

Steven Turov
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Nicole Rhoades
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Sharon Kovar
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Michelle Stewart
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