Hike the Heights of Highland Springs | Mt. Diablo
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Morgan Territory Staging Area | 9401 Morgan Territory Rd, Livermore, CA
Submitted by the Event Organizer
Join all-star Stewardship Committee member, Bob Cooper, on a hike through SMD’s Highland Springs property. Bob stewards this property, among others owned and operated by Save Mount Diablo, and knows the landscape better than anyone.
Free, but please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Visible from the entire Tri-Valley, Highland Ridge stretches from Windy Point and Mt. Diablo State Park along the edge of Riggs Canyon southeast toward Morgan Territory Regional Preserve and Livermore. The property is situated just below the summit of Highland Peak and offers amazing views to the south and it also provides crucial habitat for sensitive species. The distance of the hike is short, but it is strenuous due to the incredibly steep topography; scrambling up steep drainages will be a feature of the hike. Prepare for hot weather by wearing layers, a hat, and plenty of sunscreen. Wear sturdy running shoes or hiking boots and bring water and snacks.
Leader: Bob Cooper email@example.com
Meet: Morgan Territory Staging Area – From Walnut Creek head east on Ygnacio Valley Rd, turn right on Clayton Rd which becomes Marsh Creek Rd, turn right on Morgan Territory Rd, the staging area is 9.4 miles down on the left. From Livermore, head north on N. Livermore Ave, turn left on Manning, then right on Morgan Territory Rd, the staging area is 5.5 miles on the right.