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Mitchell Canyon Trail Horseback Riding Map
COUNTRY: US   STATE: California - Northern   (Printer Version)
REGION: Mount Diablo State Park   TITLE: Mitchell Canyon Trail Horseback Riding
NOTES: Near Danville east of San Fran, the Mitchell Canyon Trail can be combined with fire roads to form a strenuous 12 mile loop up to one of the worlds most panoramic summits (over 3,000 feet vertical). The trails are of crushed granite with great drainage. Check out the side trail along Shell Ridge. The park is located near Danville off US 680 at the Diablo Road exit.

Two large staging areas for equestrian use: Mitchell Canyon staging area is located on the north side of the mountain near Clayton and the Macedo Ranch area is located in the west side of the park in Alamo. Most other trailhead are suitable for unloading horses with the exceptions of those trailheads with only limited parking along road shoulders.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: MDSP (925) 837-2525; California Tourism (916) 444-4429.; CA Backcountry Horsemen (888) 302-BCHC.
ADDITIONAL READING: Mountain Bike! Northern California from Aimee Serrurier
SEASON: Apr. - Nov.
RATING: Moderate
BASE CAMP: BBQ Terrace Horse Camp
QUESTIONS?: Click Here To E-Mail This Area

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Mitchell Canyon Trail Horseback Riding
Photo Location: Point Reyes National Seashore (CA/US)

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