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Mission Peak Regional Preserve

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Walk out of the city and into the wilderness

This is such a gem in the busy Bay Area. From Mission Peak, you can see a huge swath of the area... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
G_Chris_B2014
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Fremont, California
Great view of the bay and tri valley

We went up from the Ohlone College trail head. Nice hike around to the back of the ridge. Falcons... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
WillD52
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Fremont, California
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is such a gem in the busy Bay Area. From Mission Peak, you can see a huge swath of the area, from Mt. Tamalpias and San Francisco in the north, to San Jose and beyond in the south. Two staging areas are available for...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went up from the Ohlone College trail head. Nice hike around to the back of the ridge. Falcons, red tail hawks, Golden eagle nice birding trip. Payoff at the end is the expansive view. Can get crowded at the top. Best to go midweek....More

Thank WillD52
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hike has been one of the hardest hikes I've ever done mainly because of how steep it is and i wasn't really prepared for it. but i will definitely visit again! getting to the top was worth it! the overlook of the city is...More

Thank xxgca
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have walked up Mission Peak many times. Most of the times were with my friends and my dog. I only walked part way initially, but eventually was conditioned to be able to get to the top. Great place to look at the views. It...More

Thank pandas4vic
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Hiked to the peak, which is about 3 miles of climbing on dirt road. It gets very exhausting toward the end but it is so pleasing! Bring plenty of water and snacks.

1  Thank kamrul c
Reviewed July 26, 2018

2516 foot high coastal mountain next to East Bay Fremont, CA. Somewhat easy, (but always troubled) access ... via a cul de sac area in an up-scale housing complex, that parkers abuse the resident's driveways and sidewalks, hikers walking all over their property, ... or...More

2  Thank ThePrince999
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Views are amazing, creeks are pretty cool for exploring as well. Great walking and hiking - I do not recommend the highest points of the trail for small children,

Thank sandyarlynlopez
Reviewed June 25, 2018

I've been going up there since the 1960's . I grew up in Fremont 1957-74. Still a great hike and the views are perfect. The only thing now, Too many people hiking up. Best time to hike is during the week. And early in the...More

2  Thank mikeornelas28
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Come prepared for a beautiful climb. Bring water and experience seeing birds, cows and reaching the top. There are 2 ways to get to trailheads. One climb is steeper and scenery prettier. A must do for locals.

Thank Char D
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Easily one of the hardest hikes in the bay area - if you are into fitness or testing your self on trails this would be the place to do it and the view at the top is amazing. Be sure to bring lots of water...More

Thank Michael H
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