Indian Joe Creek, McCorkle Trail
5.1 miles     1400 ft
10 Apr 2010
Summary

Gently graded hike with awesome valley views in Sunol

Location: Sunol Regional Wilderness Preserve

Elevation Profile
Trip Planning

Trail Maps

» Official Trail Map: Good quality map showing various trails. Also, see Text Side of the map and Valley Floor area.

Route
From the main parking lot for Sunol, follow the trails to the north of the parking lot, cross a bridge, turn right and follow Indian Joe Nature Trail (0.4 miles) → left on Indian Joe Creek Trail (1.2 miles) → right on Cave Rocks Road (0.9 miles) → right on Cerro Este Road (0.8 miles) → right on McCorkle Trail (0.9 miles) → right on Canyon View Trail (0.4 miles) → Indian Joe Nature Trail (0.4 miles) to return to parking lot.
Trailhead

Location: 1895 Geary Rd, Sunol, CA 94586 . Parking area is visible in Google Maps if you zoom in sufficiently.

Directions:

From Fremont: Drive north on I-680 and exit at Calaveras Road. Turn right on Calaveras and proceed to Geary Road, which leads directly into the park.

From Oakland/Berkeley: Drive east on I-580 to the junction with I-680 in Pleasanton. At the junction, go south on I-680 and exit at Calaveras Road/Highway 84 just south of the town of Pleasanton. Turn left onto Calaveras Road and proceed to Geary Road, which leads directly into the park.

From Walnut Creek/Danville: Go south on I-680 and exit at Calaveras Road/Highway 84 just south of the town of Pleasanton. Turn left onto Calaveras Road and proceed to Geary Road, which leads directly into the park.

Google Maps:

Parking Fees: $5 per vehicle (last visited: April 2010)

Capacity: Over 20 cars may be parked here.

Latitude: 37.511053     Longitude: -121.828208

Photos

Full photo album — 10 April 2010

Photos are from a different hike with similar landscape: Long Loop I in Sunol.
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