Tag Archives: Contra Costa County


Mount Diablo Mary Bowerman Trail

For an easy hike with wonderful views and great wildflowers, I recommend the Mount Diablo Mary Bowerman trail. It is just a mile long with just 80 feet of elevation gain, but it packs a […]

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Los Vaqueros Wildflowers

Los Vaqueros Reservoir¬†is an oak-dotted hilly grassland area southeast of Mt Diablo that has a number of hiking trails. You can find a good variety of wildflowers, as well as many interesting birds. On this […]

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Mt. Diablo Wildflowers, North Peak Trail

I’ve lived all my life in Northern California, and I’m ashamed to say that I’ve never been hiking at Mount Diablo State Park before! When I saw that the Mount Diablo Interpretive Association¬†(MDIA) had a […]

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