New Hang Glider Launch


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
New Hang Glider Launch
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Designate a new South Launch site for hang glider use at Mount Diablo State Park to replace an existing site that was abandoned due to issues with existing natural resources. The new launch site will be located adjacent to Summit Road and Juniper Trail, on a previously graded pad that was once the location of a telecommunications tower (since removed). There are no parking facilities at this new site and no new parking is proposed as a part of this project. Landings will occur at the existing approved landing areas.

Contact Information

Gina Benigno
Agency Name
California State Parks, Diablo Range District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Contra Costa
Northern California
Other Location Info
Mount Diablo State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the operation or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities or topographical features involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond current levels.


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