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Best trails in Diablo

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Looking for a great trail near Diablo, California? AllTrails has 16 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Mount Diablo State Park or San Bruno Mountain State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like McNee Ranch or Huddart Park. Ready for some activity? There are 9 moderate trails in Diablo ranging from 2.6 to 12.3 miles and from 748 to 2,296 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Diablo
Top trails (16)
#1 - Juniper to the Summit Loop Trail and Meridian Ridge
Mount Diablo State Park
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 3 h 52 m
Hike to the summit of Mt. Diablo. This loop trail circumnavigates the summit and you will enjoy stunning views in all directions. This is a must do if this is your first time to the State Park. Take Show more
#2 - Condor, Coyote, Stone Corral, Valley View, Manzanita, Miwok, Blue Oak, Hummingbird, Volvon, Prairie Falcon
Morgan Territory Regional Preserve
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Length: 7.3 mi • Est. 3 h 54 m
Park Features: Acquired in 1976, this park is a key section of a much larger multi- agency open space corridor that protects Mount Diablo and its foothills. Sandstone hills within the park’s 4,708 acrShow more
#3 - Summit Trail to Rock City and Sentinel Rock
Mount Diablo State Park
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 2 h 18 m
The hike starts by the south entrance to Mt. Diablo State Park and follows the Summit trail past the Live Oak camping area. From there it's just a short walk to the Rock City area in the park which iShow more
#4 - Rock City, Wind Caves, and Sentinel Rock
Mount Diablo State Park
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 38 m
Rock City, Wind Caves, and Sentinel Rock is a 1.2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Diablo, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail isShow more
#5 - Summit Trail from South Gate
Mount Diablo State Park
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Length: 11 mi • Est. 6 h 36 m
Summit Trail from South Gate is a 11 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Diablo, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is only recommended for very experienced adveShow more
#6 - Oyster Point Trail
Diablo, California
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Length: 7.9 mi • Est. 4 h 25 m
Oyster Point Trail is a 7.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Diablo, California that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options andShow more
#7 - South Gate to Summit via Summit Road
Mount Diablo State Park
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Length: 22 mi
South Gate to Summit via Summit Road is a 22 mile out and back trail located near Diablo, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activiShow more
#8 - Juniper Campground To Moses Rock
Mount Diablo State Park
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 44 m
Juniper Campground To Moses Rock is a 1.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Diablo, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trShow more
#9 - Highland Ridge, Raven and Fox Trail Loop
Morgan Territory Regional Preserve
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 29 m
Highland Ridge, Raven and Fox Trail Loop is a 4.1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Diablo, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers aShow more
#10 - Highland Ridge, Eagle, Volvon and Stone Corral Loop
Morgan Territory Regional Preserve
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 1 h 58 m
Highland Ridge, Eagle, Volvon and Stone Corral Loop is a 3.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Diablo, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels.Show more
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