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Coyote Hills Regional Park

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Address: 8000 Patterson Ranch Rd, Fremont, CA 94555-3502
Phone Number: (510) 544-3220
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Best place to walk, see birds

It's a 3 mile circuit around the hills, or a shorter walk on to the marsh, but there are birds of all kids, everywhere, and a short drive from city life. A great place to picnic... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Victoria L
Federal Way, Washington
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Federal Way, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's a 3 mile circuit around the hills, or a shorter walk on to the marsh, but there are birds of all kids, everywhere, and a short drive from city life. A great place to picnic if you get here early enough. A nice visitor center and a butterfly garden in back. Views of the Bay and the city from... More 

Thank Victoria L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It would be an ideal place to hike and even have a picnic but for the foul smell. Beautiful nature reserve overlooking the Bay and on a clear day downtown San Francisco is also visible.

Thank NChopra55
Fremont, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Although not a large park, Coyote Hills has a something for everybody. You can do an easy hike through the marshes, or around the hills to the salt flats, or a more strenuous "up and over". Lots of marsh birds on the inland side. On the bay side, you will see pelicans and wading birds. I've also seen eagles and... More 

Thank G_Chris_B2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful park with different birding experiences in different seasons. There are a number of destinations depending on your target birds. The main marsh in fall/winter is incredible if it has rained, with thousands of ducks and shorebirds.

Thank Laurie G
Fremont, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Went to the park Sunday afternoon for a family gathering at one of the several reservable picnic areas. There was something for all ages. Great walking and bike riding. The BBQ pits worked great, bring your own charcoal! Dog friendly too! A real jewel close to the urban area. Who would have thought wilderness would be so close and so... More 

Thank msjharald
Grand Rapids
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91 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Saw it on a map and thought I would try it out. Don't have a mountain bike just a 1980s road racing started out on the paved trails, too many people then switched to the narrow unpaved stuff through the marsh excellent! !! Come early avoid the crowd.

1 Thank Arsenaluk
Union City, California
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

This beautiful park on the east shore of San Francisco Bay has spectacular views across the bay as well as lovely wide open vistas across gorgeous fresh water marshes. The variety of habitats and location attract many interesting bird species. There's a 3.5 mile paved trail around the hills that's great for road bikes, and you can also connect to... More 

1 Thank mariposa142016
Fremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Good gradual hike, beautiful views. It has steep hills for those who prefer a bit more to their hike. Watch out for bikes as they are usually lots of bikers around the trails.

Thank Akshay G
Newark, California
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

While it's not the most developed park, it's very quiet and offers great trails. You can bike through it (with nobby tires as the trails turn to dirt in places) or jog/run. There are good hills to climb, and part of the part goes along the shoreline to cool you off. Overall it's a nice oasis.

Thank Steve S
Riverbank, California
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222 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

This is a great place to get in shape either running or bicycling. If you want a real challenge- - run or bike up to the old Nike missle site.

1 Thank Douglas D

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