Brushy Peak Regional Preserve

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Brushy Peak Regional Preserve
Nearest city Livermore, California
Area 1,833 acres (742 ha)
Operated by East Bay Regional Parks and the Livermore Area Recreation and Park District (LARPD) systems
Open Call for times
Status Limited access

Brushy Peak Regional Preserve is a regional park that is part of the East Bay Regional Parks and the Livermore Area Recreation and Park District (LARPD) systems. It is located in unincorporated land in Contra Costa County, just north of Livermore, California. The park is named for Brushy Peak (elevation 1,702 feet (519 m)), a mountain, that has had historical significance dating back to Native Americans who lived in the region before the arrival of Europeans.[1]

Access[edit]

Brushy Peak can be reached from Livermore by following Laughlin Road north. Hours vary through the year, so potential visitors should call 888-EBPARKS (888-327-2757), option 3, extension 4512 about times. There is no access fee.[1]

LARPD offers guided tours to the top of Brushy Peak and to the northern part of the park. Call LARPD at (925) 373-5707 for information.[1]

Note: Although a restroom exists, there is no drinking water at the park. Visitors need to bring their own.[1]

Activities[edit]

The park offers opportunities for hiking, biking and nature study. Dog walking is permitted. Dogs must be on a leash at all times.[1]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e East Bay Regional Parks District-Brushy Peak Regional Preserve

Coordinates: 37°44′59″N 121°42′30″W / 37.74973°N 121.70832°W / 37.74973; -121.70832