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Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve

5175 Somersville Rd, Antioch, CA 94509-7807
+1 510-544-2750
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Beautiful views

We love hiking here. There are numerous trails to take from easy to more challenging. If you go... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Antioch, California
via mobile
A little dry and hot in summer but still great hills.

This place allows dogs which is great. There are a few more scenic hikes and the best one is the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brentwood, California
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5175 Somersville Rd, Antioch, CA 94509-7807
+1 510-544-2750
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love hiking here. There are numerous trails to take from easy to more challenging. If you go during the week there is usually no fee for parking.

Thank kelsladean
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place allows dogs which is great. There are a few more scenic hikes and the best one is the Chaparral Loop, which is uphill but short, mostly sandstone. You can add more loops if you want to make it longer. There are some very...More

Thank CandCandC
Reviewed 9 October 2017

My husband and I booked the Black a diamond mine tour as an effort to try and see a new Bay Area attraction each weekend. Both of grew up here and have hiked the park once before. We are big fans of the EBRPD as...More

1  Thank Meisje V
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Be sure and arrange to go through the mines. It was very informative. Check the website for more information. Take a picnic and enjoy your day.

Thank Terirv
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Awesome location for solitude or hiking with friends. Great any season. Can go over hills all the way too mt diablo. Take water when hiking, also great picnic spot

Thank Violet L
Reviewed 10 July 2017

One of the visitors centers was closed for construction, the other one was cute but super small. The walk to the cemetery was long. Off to the mine for the tour. Little table for the kids to do some activity books to become Jr rangers....More

Thank Snakewrangler
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend the mine tour. My youngest son finally turned 7 and was old enough to go on the tour. I called about a month in advance to book reservations for a group of 10 of us - 3 generations in our family. The...More

Thank Pambers1
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I live nearby and we've visited a couple of times sticking to the main walkways. It's not a tough walk. We plan to go again and take the actual mine tour. The area is beautiful especially in spring when the surrounding hills are green. The...More

Thank darjoh
Reviewed 30 March 2017

If you like hiking and exploring then this is a great option for you. All sorts of historic sites and places. Add to that mine tours which give you something not found anywhere else in the bay area. Its also very close home for anyone...More

Thank Jason B
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Who knew such an interesting site was just off Highway 4 (the Delta Hwy.)? There are underground mine tunnels, display cases and guided tours explaining the history of the 'Black Diamond (coal) mine. We took our 10 year old twins and their friends on their...More

Thank Craig M
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Response from fbrice | Reviewed this property |
Looks like DJ already beat me to it but yeah, pay the fee and away you go. Now if you are wanting to save money and don't mind a hike, enter near contra loma park and follow the trail from there. Free parking and eventually... More