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Back Creek Trail

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Length

1.9 Miles 3.1 Kilometers

59%

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Elevation

1,594' 486 m

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16%

Avg Grade (9°)

48%

Max Grade (26°)

2,322' 708 m

High

728' 222 m

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This trail up Back Creek is a secluded way to access the high country around Mount Diablo.

Miguel Vieira

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Features: River/Creek — Views — Wildflowers [Add/Remove]
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Where Back Creek Road descends to Back Creek, the Back Creek Trail follows the creek south toward Mount Diablo. Run through oaks and chaparral along Back Creek. The flowers next to the creek are excellent in the spring. After about a mile, the trail climbs steeply through chaparral to Murchio Gap, where it ends at Meridian Ridge Fire Road.

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