Cub Scout Pack 1776

October Hike: Flag Hill, Sunol Regional Wilderness

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Date: Sunday, October 20, 2019
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Flag HillSunol Regional Wilderness, Sunol
Meeting Point: Parking lot immediately to the left after the entrance kiosk
Attire: Class B
Awards: Trail Trekkers Cub Scout Patch/Progressive Hike Award
Parking Fee: $5
RSVP:  Evite
Trail Map: Download here.

Details:  Approximately 3.5-3.8 miles/3 hours long. A moderately strenuous hike will take you to the top of Flag Hill, which is composed of layers of fossil-rich sandstone formed some 13 million years ago. You'll enjoy great views and good opportunities to watch birds and other wildlife. Ambitious hikers may take an optional detour to Indian Joe Cave Rocks. TRAIL MAP

What to bring:

  • Binoculars, camera
  • Layers of clothing – please check weather forecast prior to hike
  • Lunch/Snacks/Water

Getting there:

Go south on I-680 and exit at Calaveras Road/Highway 84 just south of the town of Pleasanton. Turn left onto Calaveras Road and proceed to Geary Road, which leads directly into the park.

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