Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve, CA

The East Bay Regional Park District began acquiring land for Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve in the early 1970s. Today, most of the mining district is within the Preserve's nearly 6,096 acres. The area is an ideal location for hiking, picnicking and nature study. Naturalists...
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Thu Jul 17 2014   Later Dates

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  • TO MAKE A RESERVATION call East Bay Regional Park District Reservations Department 1-888-327-2757 Option 2
  • TO MAKE A PAYMENT for Group, Equestrian, or Backpack camping reservations, call East Bay Regional Park District Reservations Department 1-888-327-2757, option 2.
  • PAYMENT METHODS We accept VISA and MasterCard. By Mail: Check or Money orders made payable to: East Bay Regional Park District
  • Campers must bring in their own water and haul out their own garbage.
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    Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve
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    Star Mine GROUP CAMPING 35
    Pets Allowed - no
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    Stewartville BACKPACK SITE 20
    Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
    Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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    Description

    The East Bay Regional Park District began acquiring land for Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve in the early 1970s. Today, most of the mining district is within the Preserve's nearly 6,096 acres. The area is an ideal location for hiking, picnicking and nature study. Naturalists conduct a variety of programs relating the Preserve's natural and historic resources. Black Diamond is located in Contra Costa County, south of Pittsburg and Antioch.

    Geography:

    Black Diamond is located in Contra Costa County, south of Pittsburg and Antioch.

    Recreation:

    The area is an ideal location for hiking and picnicking. Naturalists conduct a variety of programs related to the Preserve’s natural and historic resources. For more information, call the Visitor Center at (510) 544-2750.

    Facilities:

    There are two camping areas in Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve. Star Mine Group Camp Area is available all year for organized, educational groups only. Overnight camping is limited to two nights. Parking (maximum eight cars), picnic tables and a pit toilet are available at the site. Stewartville Backpack Camp is for the general public. Camping is limited to two nights during the spring, summer and fall. Picnic tables and a pit toilet are available, as well as water for horses (the water is non-potable and must be filtered or treated for human consumption).

    Booking Window

    BACKPACK SITE

    Fri Apr 25 2014 - Sun May 24 2015

    Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 13 Month(s) in advance.

    GROUP CAMPING

    Fri Apr 25 2014 - Sun May 24 2015

    Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 13 Month(s) in advance.

    Season Dates

    Season Schedule

    Park Season Start End
    Peak Wed Jan 01 2014 Wed Dec 31 2014
    Peak Thu Jan 01 2015 Thu Dec 31 2015
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    Getting There
    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    37.95833, -37121.86306
    37°57'30"N, 37121°51'47"W

    Take Highway 4 to the Somersville Road exit in Antioch, then drive south (toward the hills) on Somersville Road to the Preserve entrance.
    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve
    55175 Somersville Road
    Antioch CA 94509-151

    Phone Number:

    Information: 1-888-327-2757 x4506
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