Lucas Valley Open Space Preserve
0.0: Start at the white open space gate on Creekside Road. Begin walking uphill
on Luiz Fire Road.
1.5: Junction. Turn left onto Big Rock Ridge Fire Road.
1.8: Gate. Turn back and pick up an unsigned but obvious path heading uphill to
the summit. Continue down the path, pick up Big Rock Ridge Fire Road again, and
return to the junction with Luiz Fire Road. Turn right and retrace your steps
back to the trailhead.
3.7: Back at the trailhead.
From US 101 in Marin County, exit Lucas Valley Road. Drive about 3.4 miles west
on Lucas Valley Road, then turn right onto Westgate Road. Drive about 0.1 mile,
and turn right onto Creekside Road. Drive about 0.2 mile, and park along the side
of the road, near the white open space gate.
GPS coordinates* for trailhead:
(* based on Google Earth
data, shown as degrees, minutes, seconds)
Read about this hike in more detail and view photos at http://www.bahiker.com/northbayhikes/lucasvalley.html
© 2002 Jane Huber/Bay