Sulphur Springs Mountain from McGary Road — Route I
5.2 miles     1100 ft
6 May 2012

Beautiful short hike to an easy summit with excellent views of Hiddenbrooke valley full of homes.

Location: Hiddenbrooke Open Space Preserve

Elevation Profile
Trip Planning

Trail Maps

» Official Trail Map by Bay Area Ridge Trail Council: Good map showing various hiking trails. A large sized JPEG image of the same map is also available


To Hiddenbrooke Summit (2.3 miles): Walk 0.5 miles along a bike trail that parallels Hiddenbrooke Parkway to reach the park entrance for Hiddenbrooke Open Space Preserve on the right. Enter the preserve and follow Hiddenbrooke Trail for 0.9 miles to reach a sign that asks you to turn left instead of continuing along an unmaintained trail straight ahead. After 0.3 miles, you reach a junction. Turn right at the junction. Walk 0.3 miles to reach a junction with Summit Trail. Turn right onto Summit Trail, walk 0.3 miles to the summit.

To Bennington Drive shopping plaza (1.6 miles): From the summit, follow Summit Trail for 0.3 miles to reach an intersection with Hiddenbrooke Trail. Turn left. In 0.3 miles, you reach an unmarked intersection with Hiddenbrooke Connector Trail. Turn right onto Hiddenbrooke Connector Trail and start descending into the valley in front of you. In 0.2 miles, there is an unmarked junction. Turn right. Soon after, there is a metal gate which may be passed through. After walking for 0.8 miles along a trail with many gentle switchbacks to emerge at the intersection of Bennington Drive and Hiddenbrooke Parkway.

To McGary Road Parking Lot (1.3 miles): Walk all along Hiddenbrooke Parkway for 1.3 miles to reach the parking lot.


Location: Hiddenbrooke Pkwy & McGary Rd, Vallejo, CA 94503 . Parking area is visible in Google Maps if you zoom in sufficiently.

Directions: Along I-80 East, take exit 36 for American Canyon Road. Turn right at the exit, then take an immediate right onto McGary Road. There is space for parking several cars on the right (zoom into Google Maps to see its location).

Google Maps:

Parking Fees: None (last visited: May 2012)

Capacity: About 25 cars may be parked here.

Latitude: 38.168826     Longitude: -122.199211

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