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Mt Diablo

Mountain in California
Mount Diablo is a mountain of the Diablo Range, in Contra Costa County of the eastern San Francisco Bay Area in Northern California. It is south of Clayton and northeast of Danville. It is an isolated upthrust peak of 3,849 feet, visible from most of the San Francisco Bay Area. Wikipedia
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Is Mount Diablo a hard hike?
Mount Diablo via Summit Trail is a 7 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Danville, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, nature trips, and bird watching and is accessible year-round.
Why do they call it Mount Diablo?
Spanish explorers arrived in the late 1700s and the soldiers nicknamed the area "Monte del Diablo." The term "monte" described the dense thicket of willows at the north end of the valley, which soldiers believed was possessed by evil, devilish Indian spirits, hence the name, "Monte del Diablo" — thicket of the devil.
Can you drive up Mount Diablo?
You can, in fact, drive your car to the top of Mount Diablo. You will have to pay a vehicle access fee of $10 at the South or North Gate entry point to the park. Once you're in, you can drive your car all the way to the mountaintop to take in the magnificent view.
Is Mount Diablo an extinct volcano?
Diablo in Contra Costa County was created by a volcano, but it is considered a dead volcano with no chance of erupting again.
Mount Diablo is a dominant topographic feature in northern California. It was established in 1851 as the initial point of the Mount Diablo Base Line and ...
Mount Diablo is a mountain of the Diablo Range, in Contra Costa County of the eastern San Francisco Bay Area in Northern California. It is south of Clayton ...
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Elevation: 3,849 ft (1,173 m) NAVD 88
Parent range: Diablo Range
Age of rock: Cretaceous, Jurassic
Topo map: USGS Clayton
Save Mount Diablo is working to preserve, protect and restore the remaining 70000 acres on Mount Diablo and its foothills for wildlife and people to enjoy.
Mt. Diablo State Park is home to a variety of outdoor recreational activities, unique geological landmarks, rare plant and animal species, and 20,000 acres ...
Mount Diablo State Park is one of the ecological treasures of the San Francisco Bay Area. Every season in the park has its special qualities. Discover them for ...
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Results 1 - 10 of 84 · Mount Diablo State Park offers some of the best views of the Bay Area. There is a visitor center with a historic stone building. Enjoy the ...
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Results 1 - 10 of 1871 · Mount Diablo via Summit Trail is a 7 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Danville, California that features ...
Rising above the valleys of the East Bay stands one of California's most iconic landmarks, Mount Diablo. This geological marvel is one of the state's most ...
In 1931, the upper slopes of Mt. Diablo were preserved as a state park. In more recent years, the lower slopes were added to the park, thanks in a large measure ...