Today I got my work done a bit early so I decided to go out to Clayton and Hike the Donner Canyon Trail for a couple of hours ...This trail can be accessed at the end of Regency drive in Clayton off Marsh Creek rd. and it goes up the mountain through Donner Canyon passing by some waterfalls when the creek flows ...
..My two hour hike plan is a pretty simple one ... I go out as far on the trail into the woods as an hour will take me and then I head back ...I am pretty tall so I can cover a lot of trail in an hours time and today was no exception...The further I walked on this beautiful trail the more enthused I was about being there ... The Donner canyon trail is an incredibly beautiful hike this time of year especially when the falls are all going and the Diablo creek is flowing full ..
Even though I fell in the mud I plan to go back on Sunday with my wife and go even further into the Canyon ... I really enjoyed my self on this trail today ...The hills were bright green and the snowy Eagle peak was towering over head through the fog..
Donner Canyon is one of my new favorite places to hike in the Mt. Diablo State park so I will be photographing more of this trail for you in the future..