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Mount Diablo State Park

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Mt. Diablo State Park has many great hiking trails. It's a big area and connects to other trails and parks, such as some of the East Bay Regional Park District's network.

If you're feeling adventurous, you can hike from Black Diamond Mines regional park to Mt. Diablo. Or, you can go from Mt. Diablo to Morgan Territory Regional Park. So many options!

Recommended Routes in Mount Diablo State Park - 7

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Favorite Out walking
Intermediate/Difficult

Mount Diablo Falls Loop

5.4 mi 8.7 km 1,108' Up 337.87 m Up 1,106' Down 337.13 m Down

Clayton, CA
Favorite Making our way on the North Juniper Trail. It was so chilly!
Difficult

Mount Diablo Four Peaks Loop

15.4 mi 24.8 km 4,300' Up 1310.69 m Up 4,298' Down 1309.94 m Down

Clayton, CA
Favorite Making our way on the North Juniper Trail. It was so chilly!
Intermediate/Difficult

Mt. Diablo Summit Loop - South

16.0 mi 25.8 km 3,679' Up 1121.47 m Up 3,678' Down 1121.12 m Down

Diablo, CA
Favorite Mount Diablo and Eagle Peak seen from Mitchell Rock
Difficult

Eagle Peak Loop

6.5 mi 10.4 km 1,983' Up 604.31 m Up 1,983' Down 604.46 m Down

Clayton, CA
Favorite Making our way on the North Juniper Trail. It was so chilly!
Difficult

Mount Diablo Summit Loop - North

13.7 mi 22.1 km 3,378' Up 1029.66 m Up 3,369' Down 1026.85 m Down

Clayton, CA
Favorite Making our way on the North Juniper Trail. It was so chilly!
Intermediate

Juniper to Summit Loop

6.6 mi 10.6 km 1,737' Up 529.47 m Up 1,727' Down 526.27 m Down

Diablo, CA
Favorite The winter sun shines over Pine Ridge from Burma Road in Mount Diablo State Park
Intermediate

Stage Road Loop

4.1 mi 6.6 km 590' Up 179.73 m Up 585' Down 178.34 m Down

Diablo, CA

Mount Diablo State Park Hiking

  • 172 Miles 276 Kilometers of Trail
  • 8 Recommended Routes
  • 7 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 32 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 11 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Mount Diablo State Park - 42

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6.2 mi 10.0 km #1Summit Trail
Difficult
Diablo, CA
Difficult
Diablo, CA
2.8 mi 4.5 km #2Eagle Peak Trail
Difficult
Clayton, CA
Difficult
Clayton, CA
1.7 mi 2.7 km #3Deer Flat Fire Road
Intermediate
Diablo, CA
Intermediate
Diablo, CA
3.7 mi 5.9 km #4Oyster Point Trail
Difficult
Blackhawk, CA
Difficult
Blackhawk, CA
1.0 mi 1.7 km #5North Juniper Trail
Intermediate
Diablo, CA
Intermediate
Diablo, CA
1.1 mi 1.7 km #6Falls Trail
Intermediate
Clayton, CA
Intermediate
Clayton, CA
1.3 mi 2.1 km #7Bald Ridge Trail
Difficult
Clayton, CA
Difficult
Clayton, CA
1.0 mi 1.6 km #8North Peak Trail
Intermediate
Blackhawk, CA
Intermediate
Blackhawk, CA
1.9 mi 3.1 km #9Back Creek Trail
Difficult
Clayton, CA
Difficult
Clayton, CA
1.6 mi 2.6 km #10Mitchell Rock Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Clayton, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Clayton, CA

Photos of Mount Diablo State Park - 40

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Making our way on the North Juniper Trail. It was so chilly!
Feb 4, 2016 near Blackhawk, CA
We got out of the blistery wind, found some incredible Oak, Pine, even Mistletoe on the Meridian Ridge Fire Road! Muah!
Feb 4, 2016 near Clayton, CA
The winter sun shines over Pine Ridge from Burma Road in Mount Diablo State Park
Jan 5, 2018 near Diablo, CA
Summit Trail
Oct 22, 2017 near Blackhawk, CA
Small patches of forest.
Jun 16, 2020 near Diablo, CA
Great mile long trail that is perfect for kids. Long stretches of singletrack trail through tall grasses with a view over the valley, mixed with stretches of brush and a few short stretches of forest. Kids loved it!.
Jun 16, 2020 near Diablo, CA
At the Summit of Diablo
May 17, 2019 near Blackhawk, CA
In front of Devil's Pulpit
Oct 7, 2018 near Blackhawk, CA