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Brushy Peak Regional Preserve

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Brushy Peak Regional Preserve is a regional park that is part of the East Bay Regional Parks and the Livermore Area Recreation and Park District (LARPD) systems. It is located in unincorporated land in Contra Costa County, just north of Livermore, California. The park is named for Brushy Peak (elevation Script error: No such module "convert".), a mountain, that has had historical significance dating back to Native Americans who lived in the region before the arrival of Europeans.[1] It was a focus of trade routes that connected the Bay Area Ohlones, Bay Miwoks, and Northern Valley Yokuts.[2]

Hiking trail

The Brushy Peak Loop Trail opened in 2008.[3] It is a Script error: No such module "convert". loop that starts at the Laughlin Staging Area, where the elevation is Script error: No such module "convert".. The trail follows an old ranch road. Then the trail rises Script error: No such module "convert"., reaching an elevation of Script error: No such module "convert". over a distance of Script error: No such module "convert"., where it becomes a single track trail.[2]

Access

Brushy Peak can be reached from Livermore by following Laughlin Road north.[lower-alpha 1] Hours vary through the year, so potential visitors should call 888-EBPARKS (888-327-2757), option 3, extension 4512 about times. There is no access fee.[1]

Access to the top of the mountain is closed to the public to protect grounds that were sacred to ancient Native American tribes.[2]

LARPD offers guided tours to the top of Brushy Peak and to the northern part of the park. Call LARPD at (925) 373-5707 for information.[1]

Note: Although a restroom exists, there is no drinking water at the park. Visitors need to bring their own.[1]

Activities

The park offers opportunities for hiking, biking and nature study. Dog walking is permitted. Dogs must be on a leash at all times.[1]

New property acquisition

On April 3, 2014, two conservation groups, Center for Biological Diversity and the Alameda Creek Alliance, announced the acquisition of a Script error: No such module "convert". land parcel known as "Eddie's Flat, adjacent to the western boundary of Brushy Peak Regional Preserve.[4]

Notes

  1. Exit Interstate 580 in Livermore at Vasco Road. Turn right (east) on Northfront Road and drive to Laughlin Road. Turn left (north) and travel to the end of the road, where there is a parking area for the preserve.

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 East Bay Regional Parks District-Brushy Peak Regional Preserve
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Brushy Peak: hiding in plain sight. Stienstra, Tom. SFGate. January 19,2013. Retrieved September 2014.
  3. "New Brushy Peak Loop." Trip Advisor. Retrieved September 17, 2014.
  4. Press release by Center for Biological Diversity. April 3, 2014. Retrieved September 17, 2014.

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