Rock City Day Use Area Rehabilitation

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Rock City Day Use Area Rehabilitation
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Cultural Preserve-Mt. Diablo State Park General Plan; Forest Recreation District (F-R); Park and Recreation designation- Contra Costa General Plan (July 1996)
Document Description
DPR proposes to make the improvements described herein to the Rock City Day Use Area at Mount Diablo SP. The following is a summary of the planned improvements: Install vehicular barriers to prevent croachment into natural area; relocate several vehicular gates. Consolidate trails to reduce compaction in natural areas and improve accessibility. Repair CCC site furniture following Secretary of the Interior Standards; install accessible picnic tables and grills. Restore eroded areas around picnic sites; revegetate eroded areas or areas disturbed by construction. Grade site for a new accessible comfort station (to be constructed as a separate project). Install regulatory signage; install interpretive signage discussing sensitive resources. Repave disintegrated roadways; grade and pave one small parking lot to replace informal parking. Correct drainage failures that have caused erosion. Reorganize, re-grade and pave existing parking areas. Remove unnecessary paving.

Contact Information

Shaelyn Raab Strattan
Agency Name
Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Contra Costa
Cross Streets
South Gate Road/ Mt. Diablo Scenic Drive
State Highways
Sycamore Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Department of General Services (DGS), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, Resources, Recycling and Recovery, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
Development Types
Recreational , Other (Trails, Day Use Area), Transportation:Other (Roads/Parking Area)
Local Actions
Individual Project
Project Issues
Cultural Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Geology/Soils, Recreation, Transportation, Vegetation, Wildlife

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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