0.0: Begin at the information signboard, near the elevated observation platform. Walk on the paved path, ducking under the platform and emerging at the edge of a grassy lawn. Continue to an unmarked T junction, then turn left.
0.1: Near some benches, turn right onto the boardwalk.
0.2: End of boardwalk. Turn around and retrace your steps back to Arrowhead Marsh Trail, then turn right.
0.9: You'll draw near a parking lot just off Swan Way and Doolittle Drive. Turn around and retrace your steps back to the trailhead.
1.7: Back at the parking lot.
From I 880 in Alameda County, exit Hegenberger (exit 36). Drive west on Hegenberger about 1 mile, then turn right onto Doolittle. Drive north on Doolittle about 0.3 mile, and turn right onto Swan Way. Almost immediately, turn left into the park. Drive on the park road about 0.8 mile to the parking lot at the end of the road.
GPS Coordinates* for Trailhead:
(* based on Google Earth data, shown as degrees, minutes, seconds)
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© 2002 Jane Huber/Bay Area Hiker