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Annual BMUC Picnic


Don’t go to church! Our annual church picnic shall be on Sun. July 9 from 10am -4pm

at Kennedy Grove Regional Recreation area in El Sobrante, Abbie Lane picnic area. There is a $5 parking fee, and also a fee for dogs. We usually provide a a main dish, with a $5 or $10 donation per person requested. Please bring a salad or dessert to share. If the plans change we will let you know via the yahoo group. If you need further directions, ask Greg. Hope to see you there! 

Directions:
From the Richmond area:
From I-80 east, take the San Pablo Dam Road exit (Exit 18) and turn right. Proceed through El Sobrante on San Pablo Dam Road to the park entrance on the left, about 0.25 mile south of the intersection with Castro Ranch Road.
From I-80 west, take exit 19A for El Portal Drive. Turn left onto El Portal Drive. Turn left onto San Pablo Dam Road and continue to the park entrance on the left, about 0.25 mile south of the intersection with Castro Ranch Road.
From the Oakland/Orinda/Walnut Creek area:
Take Highway 24 to the Orinda exit and turn north on Camino Pablo, which becomes San Pablo Dam Road. Proceed north on San Pablo Dam Road, past the San Pablo Reservoir Recreation Area entrance, for about one mile to the Kennedy Grove entrance.
By Public Transportation
Kennedy Grove can be accessed by public transportation via Richmond BART station. The closest stop to the park currently is on the AC Transit 74 line, at the corner of Castro Ranch Road and Sherwood Forest Drive. To reach the park you must go back 1 block to Hillside Drive, and travel about 1/2 mile to Patra Drive. The park entrance gate just past there, at the end of Hillside Drive, is open during park hours on weekdays only. On weekends you may access the park through the gate at the upper end of Patra Drive, and continue around on Kennedy Creek Trail to Laurel Loop Trail.
There is a fee for parking on weekends and holidays, April through October.
https://www.ebparks.org/parks/kennedy/default.htm#trailmap