Falls Trail to Back Creek Trail Loop

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Mount Diablo State Park

Falls Trail to Back Creek Trail Loop is a 12.9 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Clayton, California that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and running.

Distance: 12.9 km Elevation Gain: 558 m Route Type: Loop

hiking

walking

running

waterfall

no dogs

This park is temporarily closed to vehicular access, meaning there are no parking facilities and parking on roadways is prohibited to protect public health from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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2 months ago

Rattle snakes everywhere!!!!

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muddy
Sat Mar 23 2019

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Mon Feb 04 2019

Love the trails, walked by a number of little waterfalls and wild turkeys and a bobcat to top it off.

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Sun Jun 03 2018

Great hot summer evening hike. Falls are still running but not for long!

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Mon May 21 2018

loved this trail! nice changes in elevation, beautiful views and waterfalls. there was a lot to look at and appreciate and it was a nice length that felt challenging but doable.

hiking
Thu Mar 01 2018

What a great hike.

Sun Jun 11 2017

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Fri Apr 21 2017

I started this loop at the Mitchell Canyon Visitor Center parking lot and followed these trails: Oak Road, Bruce Lee Road, Back Creek Trail, Meridian Ridge Road, Middle trail, Falls Trail, Cardinet Oaks Road, Donner Canyon Road, Bruce Lee Road and Oak Road back to the parking lot. Total distance: 7.7 miles with 1,814 elevation gained with average speed 3 mph. It was a pleasant hike with lots waterfalls and breathtaking views.

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3 months ago

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9 months ago

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10 months ago

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Mon May 13 2019

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Mon Apr 15 2019

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Sat Apr 06 2019

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Sun Mar 31 2019

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Sun Mar 17 2019

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