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Meridian Ridge Fire Road

Intermediate

Trail

2.5 mile 4.1 kilometer point to point
67% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 269' 82 m
Descent: -1,314' -401 m
High: 2,317' 706 m
Low: 1,088' 332 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 12% (7°)
Max Grade: 23% (13°)

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Trail shared by Anina Middleton

A wide dirt road, with a good mix of ascent and descent.

Anina Middleton

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Runner Notes

A great for trail runners! The grade is gradual and the footing is good.

Description

A great trail for families or pets! This flat, dirt fire trail that connects to multiple other trails on Mount Diablo. It can be accessed from the Deer Flat Fire Trail and connects to the Prospector's Gap Fire Road for those looking to make a longer run or loop in the park.

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Looking south towards Ransom Point on the trail to Prospectors Gap. The route has little cover, no water, and great views.
Sep 30, 2018 near Clayton, CA
View along the Meridian Ridge Fire Road.
Dec 29, 2015 near Clayton, CA
North Peak.
Dec 27, 2017 near Clayton, CA
A view from our lunch spot on the Meridian Ridge Fire Road.
Dec 20, 2015 near Clayton, CA

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