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Absolutely beautiful hidden place, BUT...

BEWARE: The area with the biggest rocks (across the creek) in Pine Canyon is closed from February... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2017
Re-Purpose
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Pinole, California
Caves, Natural "Castle Walls", easy nature paths

The unique geological rock formations make the most wondrous ragged edge "Castle Wall" (see Photo... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2017
Jesper J
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California
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1 Apr 2017
“Absolutely beautiful hidden place, BUT...”
5 Mar 2017
“Caves, Natural "Castle Walls", easy nature paths”
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Reviewed April 1, 2017

BEWARE: The area with the biggest rocks (across the creek) in Pine Canyon is closed from February 1st through July 31st every year for Peregrine Falcon nesting. Hiking or climbing here during the closure will result in a hefty fine and I see the rangers...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Re-Purpose
Reviewed March 5, 2017

The unique geological rock formations make the most wondrous ragged edge "Castle Wall" (see Photo). within easy walking distance of the parking lot you encounter a small cave where young and old can climb up for a Kodak moment. (See photo) This is my favorite...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank Jesper J
Reviewed January 5, 2016

Trails give access to amazing rock formations and stunning nature. Bring good footwear and be reasonably fit, as some of the trails are quite strenous.

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Brian R
Reviewed November 23, 2014

Castle Rock Regional Recreation Area, or Castle Rock Park, as it is called locally, is one of those hidden gems that makes you appreciate the efforts of the East Bay Regional Park District to preserve open space. While the park is on the edge of...More

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank N_skier
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