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About Contra Costa County

Contra Costa county lies at the heart of the Bay-Delta region, where California's two largest rivers, the San Joaquin and the Sacramento, come together east of San Francisco. Here you can find outdoor attractions such as the Mount Diablo State Park, which offers hiking trails and panoramic views of the region. Outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers will also enjoy the picturesque Miller-Knox Regional Shoreline and Wildcat Canyon Regional Park, with expansive trails, lush landscapes, and opportunities for bird-watching and wildlife spotting. And don't miss the Golden State Model Railroad Museum, a unique attraction that delights visitors with intricate model train displays and interactive exhibits, showcasing the rich history and artistry of model railroading.