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MacDonald Trail

Easy/Intermediate

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2.7 mile 4.3 kilometer point to point
88% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 498' 152 m
Descent: -434' -132 m
High: 1,098' 335 m
Low: 611' 186 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 21% (12°)

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Trail shared by Mike Flagella

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From trailhead at MacDonald staging area, the trail starts as a gentle climb then gets progressively steeper until it levels out at the top approx. 1 mi along. There is a great view of the East Bay watershed and Mt. Diablo from the top. The trail continues along ridge, offering more views of the valley south towards Lake Cabot. After a short while, the trail then drops to the Bort Meadow Group camp and parking area.

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Jul 14, 2019
Jessica Katz
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