Neon Scorpion Hikes

Saturday, August 10, 2024 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm , , , ,

Age 6–Adult

Get ready for an exciting hike as you search the north face of Mount Diablo for local scorpions! Meet at the Mitchell Canyon Visitor Center and prepare to be amazed as you spot these glowing critters in the darkness, almost like green neon signs. While you’re at it, take in the amazing views and be on the lookout for other fascinating plants and animals that call Mount Diablo home. On this short 2-mile hike, there’s plenty to discover and observe on this fun-filled excursion.

Dates and times:

  • Saturday, August 10th, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 24th, 7:15 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.
  • Sunday, August 25th, 7:15 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.

BRING hiking shoes, and water. An ultraviolet flashlight is optional.

Price per person: $20 for members/$25 for non-members.

Additional cost: $6 parking at the Visitor’s Center.

Please note: Pre-registration for this hike is required. Registration is cut off 3 days in advance. At this time, we do not offer day-of ticket sales.


Mitchel Canyon Visitor’s Center

  • 96 Mitchell Canyon Rd, Clayton, California, 94517, United States


  • Scorpion Hike August 10th
    Saturday, August 10, 2024
    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Scorpion Hike August 24th
    Saturday, August 24, 2024
    7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
  • Scorpion Hike August 25th
    Sunday, August 25, 2024
    7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Details Price Qty
Scorpion Hike (August 10): Member $20.00 (USD)  
Scorpion Hike (August 10): Non-Member $25.00 (USD)  
Scorpion Hike (August 24): Member $20.00 (USD)  
Scorpion Hike (August 24): Non-Member $25.00 (USD)  
Scorpion Hike (August 25): Member $20.00 (USD)  
Scorpion Hike (August 25): Non-Member $25.00 (USD)  

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