Contra Costa Series #2  LbNA # 3511 (ARCHIVED)

Placed Date
CountyContra Costa
LocationPleasant Hill, CA
Found By Blackmagic
Last Found May 7 2007
Hike Distance?

Location: Paso Nogal Park
Level of difficulty: Short hike but moderate climb
Dogs are okay -there is a dog park open every day except Sunday.

680N to Willow Pass Rd. exit in Concord
Left on Willow Pass Rd, name changes to Taylor Blvd. as you cross Contra Costa Blvd.
Right on Morello Ave (at light).
Left at 3rd stop sign - Paso Nogal Rd.
Paso Nogal Park in on left about 1/4 mile. Park in lot.
Go through gate, up gravel path to 'T', go right for short distance.
Left at next 'T' (there is a 'clean up' sign)
Continue up hill curving to right at top of the hill (still on gravel).
Go straight at 'blue dot' sign, then bear left at top of hill.
Follow this path toward open area of benches at top of hill.
Just before this open area, look to your right and there is a large rock at the base of the tree. Box is between rock and tree. Please rehide box when done. The view from the top of this hill encompasses the Diablo Valley. You will be looking directly at Mt. Diablo, the Carquinez Straits will be on your left. There are many additional trails in this park. Have fun!