Gossip Rock – Hayward

Gossip Rock

Garin Regional Park – Hayward


Right off Mission Boulevard and away you go!


The simplest approach, roughly 5 miles round trip, 1000 foot elevation, is to take the High Ridge Loop Trail. We decided to take the Dry Creek to Pioneer Trail route and discovered a Hayward we didn’t know existed.


Gossip Rock is one of very few park district Native American sites worthy of a signpost.


Nestled in a little grove of trees, this 5 bedrock mortar site offers outstanding views.


Many human bottoms have warmed and worn this spot for unknown centuries into the deep past.


Take a picnic. Take a book. Take a friend.


The fires indicate important remaining Native American Indian sites and the numbers indicate how many bedrock mortars are still visible there.


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