Old Borges Ranch (Walnut Creek)

  • Address: 1035 Castle Rock Road, Walnut Creek, CA 94598
  • Date we visited: August 4, 2019.
  • Driving time: 25 minutes from Oakland, CA.
  • For reservations and information on school/group tours contact Supervising Ranger Nancy Dawson Dollard at 925/943–5899 x2135 or at dollard@walnut-creek.org.
  • Hours; opens at 7am and closes at Sundown)
  • Spendy or Thrifty? Thrifty (everything was free!)
  • Good Coffee: no (no food/drink there)
  • Workout? — Yes, tons of hikes. There’s a short hike from the lower parking lot up to the ranch or a trailhead nearby into the Shell Ridge Open Space (4.7 mile moderate hike called Shell Ridge — Borges Ranch Loop).
  • Kid-Friendly? — Yes (chickens, goats, tractors and bathrooms!)
  • Recommendations for next time: there’s a community pool a couple of miles away at Castle Rock.

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