Diablo Hills Regional Park
1700 CASTLE ROCK RD, WALNUT CREEK, CA 94598
Diablo Foothills is an awe-inspiring entrance to the beautiful parklands of Mt Diablo State Park and Walnut Creek Open Space. The Foothills 1,060 acres are valued for their striking geologic formations, their panoramas of the San Francisco Bay Region and the rural quality of the adjacent rolling grasslands.
The diverse habitats support an array of wildlife, including mule deer, bobcats, coyote, grey fox, long-tailed weasels, raccoons, gophers, rabbits and ground squirrels. Birds such as red-winged blackbirds, northern mockingbirds, scrub jay, California quail, and brown towhees use the park for nesting and foraging habitat.
Rock outcrops shelter garter and gopher snakes, western fence lizards, southern alligator lizards, tree frogs, and California salamanders. The perennial pools of water in Pine Creek ensure the survival of green sunfish, mosquitofish and largemouth bass.
This park is maintained and operated by the East Bay Regional Park District.