Cub Scout Pack 1776

Jan 29: Lafayette Reservoir hike

Date/Time: Sunday, January 29, 2023, at 10am
Location: Lafayette Reservoir Recreation Area — 3849 Mt. Diablo Blvd. in Lafayette, CA
Meeting Point: Gather at the trail head, at the east end of the main parking lot
Daily park entry fee: $6; discounts for seniors and disabled persons
Distance / elevation / duration: 2.6-mile loop / 442 ft / 2 hours
Difficulty: Relatively easy, with elevation
Recommended for: All, with parental supervision for younger ones
Hike Info: Hike info / Trail map
Park mapmap
Awards: Pack hike patch
Contact: Hiking Chair Zhen (925-997-4889)

Attire: Class B t-shirt and comfortable pants, layers, hiking boots/shoes
Bring: Sunscreen, cap, plenty of water and snacks, camera

Hiking Chair: Zhen Zhou

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The hike

This hike begins on the rim trail, leads to the big oak trail, then finishes on the paved lakeside trail. When finishing up on the lakeside trail hikers will begin to share the path with cyclists.

The trail: Lafayette Reservoir Rim, Big Oak, and Lakeside Nature Trail Loop

We'll hike this 2.6-mile loop trail near Lafayette, California. Generally considered an easy route, it takes an average of 1 h 12 min to complete. This trail is great for hiking and running, and it's unlikely you'll encounter many other people while exploring.

Dogs are welcome and must be on a leash.

The trail may be muddy and slippery after the rains.

Lafayette reservoir trail and elevation map
Filed under: Hikes, Pack 1776