Mount Diablo State Park

Mount Diablo State Park


Location:5 miles east of I-680 in Danville, on Mount Diablo Scenic Boulevard.
Facilities:56 campsites with hot showers and flush toilets, group camping sites (some with horse facilities), restrooms, showers, picnic areas (é), trails, museum/visitor center (é), interpretive center (é), exhibits and displays, gift shop.
Activities:Camping, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, rock climbing, wildlife watching.
Special Features:The summit of Mount Diablo affords a spectacular 360-degree panoramic view of more than 20,000 square miles of California, including Lassen Peak, the Farallon Islands, the Sierra Nevada, and San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge. The park's extensive trails also feature good viewing locations.
Address:c/o Diablo Vista District Office
845 Casa Grande Rd
Petaluma, CA 94954

Phone:925-837-2525
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=517
Size: 20,103 acres. Elevation: 3,849 feet.

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