Sitting at the base of Mt. Diablo State Park, Blackhawk is an unincorporated master planned community in Danville, with a private country club, two golf courses, sports complex, restaurants, and the adjacent Blackhawk Plaza. 24-hour security plus additional law enforcement contracted through the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office is provided by the HOA. The Blackhawk community consists of 2,400+ residences and is known for its large homes with consistent architecture and suburban lifestyle.
Blackhawk is divided into individual gated communities: Hidden Oaks, Oakridge, Saddleback, Silver Oak, Silver Maple, and Blackhawk Country Club.
Blackhawk is located approximately 36 miles east of San Francisco and 44 miles north of Silicon Valley.