Cub Scout Pack 1776

Sep 10: Pack Hike – Black Diamond

Date: Sunday, 10 Sep

Time: 9:30 AM PT - 12:00 PM PT

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Location: Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve (Frederickson Lane and Contra Loma Blvd, Antioch, CA) // Stewartville, Contra Loma, North Portal, and Old Homestead Loop Trail

Meeting Point: Stewartville Trailhead — south west corner of parking lot at cross streets Frederickson Lane and Contra Loma Blvd, Antioch, CA

Distance / elevation / duration: 3.3-mile loop / 561 ft / 1 hour 32 mins average

Difficulty: Easy to moderate, with elevation Recommended for: All, with close parental supervision for younger ones

Hike info + trail map:

Awards: Trail Trekkers program / Highlander program progressive patch / Black Diamond rocker patches —

Attire: Class B t-shirt and comfortable pants, layers, hiking boots/shoes

Bring: Sunscreen, cap/wide brimmed hat, plenty of water and snacks, optional hiking poles, camera

Hike Chair: Zhen Zhou (925-997-4889)

The hike - Discover this 3.3-mile loop trail near Antioch, California. Generally considered an easy route, it takes an average of 1 h 32 min to complete. This is a very popular area for birding, hiking, and running, so you'll likely encounter other people while exploring. The trail is open year-round and is beautiful to visit anytime.


Take I-680 N. Keep right to continue on CA-242 N for 3.2 miles. Use left lanes to merge onto CA-4 E (13.2 miles). Take exit 28 / Lone Tree Way / A street in Antioch from CA-4 E. Turn right onto Lone Tree Way (1.5 miles), right onto Gold Course Rd (0.7 miles), then right onto Frederickson Lane (1 mile — partial restricted usage road). Frederickson Lane becomes Contra Loma Blvd (restricted usage road). Parking lot is at the corner on left.

For all in-person pack or den events and activities, please follow the SRVUSD COVID guidelines. If you are sick or are experiencing symptoms, please stay home and stay safe.

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