Photos from an April 2001 hike at Diablo Foothills Regional Park
(click on any image for a larger view)
Trailhead
Trailhead

After crossing Livorna Road, turn right on Serafix and look for the trail on the left
Houses on both sides
Houses on both sides
Side path
A few side paths feed into the trail near the houses
Split
Split; stay to the right
Another neighborhood entrance
Another neighborhood entrance
Overgrown
Overgrown
Through oaks
Through oaks
Buckeye
Buckeye
Gate
Gate
Trail curves left
Trail curves left
Climbing
Climbing
     Clarkia
     Clarkia
     Blue oak
     Blue oak
Alamo Trail
Alamo Trail
     Ithuriel's spear
     Ithuriel's spear
Valley oak
Valley oak
At junction
At junction with Hanging Valley Trail
Gate
Gate
View to Diablo
View to Diablo from Alamo Trail
Junction
Junction
Briones to Mount Diablo Trail
Briones to Mount Diablo Trail
Mount Diablo State Park gate
Mount Diablo State Park gate
Junction
Junction
Ithuriel's spear
Ithuriel's spear in the grass
Owl's clover
Owl's clover
Path to China Wall
Path to China Wall
China Wall
China Wall
China Wall
China Wall
Turn around point
Turn around point
Diablo view
Diablo view
Castle Rocks are visible
Castle Rocks are barely visible
Back on Briones to Mount Diablo Trail
Back on Briones to Mount Diablo Trail, heading back into Diablo Foothills
Valley oak
Valley oak
Fiddleneck
Fiddlenecks
Briones to Mount Diablo Trail
Briones to Mount Diablo Trail
Descending
Descending
Vetch
Patches of purple vetch
Briones to Mount Diablo Trail
Briones to Mount Diablo Trail
Flowering tree
Flowering tree
Shortcut trail heads left
Shortcut trail heads left
Bird
Bird
Junction
Junction
Stonegate Trail
Stonegate Trail
Split
Split; actual junction is a few feet further
Junction
Junction
Approaching junction
Approaching junction
Confusing spot
Can you find the trail here? It's a not-visible path to the right and downhill
Descending on the trail
Descending
Approaching gate and junction
Approaching gate and junction
Steep
Steep
View
View
Junction
Junction
Owl's clover
Owl's clover
Foothills Trail
Foothills Trail
Approaching junction
Approaching junction
Trail dips to a pond
Trail dips to a pond
Clover in the grass
Clover in the grass
Gate
Gate
Returning near residential neighborhood
Returning through edge of residential neighborhood
 




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