GET A MOVE ON
The Tri-Valley promises exceptional landscapes and recreational
opportunities for every skill level. Whether you travel by bike, golf
cart or your own two feet, head into the great outdoors to explore the
region’s natural wonders.
TRI-VALLEY: 3 WAYS
1. THE COUCH POTATO (EASY)
At Livermore’s Lake Del Valle—the focal
point of Del Valle Regional Park and an
angler’s delight—you can reel in rainbow
trout and inland chinook salmon, or just
contemplate the water, sky and hills.
Rent a canoe or motorboat for fishing, or
cast from shore—just make sure to get a
fishing permit from the park. ebparks.
2. THE WEEKEND WARRIOR
The views from atop Pleasanton Ridge
Regional Park are breathtaking—literally.
The hike from the Foothill Staging Area,
located just off Highway 680, up to the
Thermalito Trail and the Ridgeline Trail
is a bit of a climb but worth the sweat.
The new Castleridge trailhead allows for
exploration of the northern ridgeline of
the park—after a steep climb, of course.
For those who prefer aquatic activities,
you can skim over Lake Del Valle on a
rented stand-up paddleboard (from $20 ).
3. THE SUPERMAN (CHALLENGING)
Hike to the scenic summit of Mount
Diablo for a pulse-quickening workout.
Start at Curry Point in Blackhawk and
take the Curry Canyon Trail for a strenuous
5.4-mile hike that provides magnificent
views of the Tri-Valley the whole
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