Full Moon Hike to Mission Peak
6.1 miles     2100 ft
7 Feb 2012

Fantastic hike on full moon nights offering awesome views of east bay.

Location: Mission Peak Regional Preserve

Elevation Profile
Trip Planning

Trail Maps

» Official Trail Map: Good map showing various sections. Also see Text portion of the map.


To Mission Peak: Ohlone Wilderness Trail (1.51 miles) → Peak Meadow Trail (0.6 miles) → Grove Trail (0.2 miles) → connector (0.1 miles) → connector (0.1 miles) → Peak Trail (0.5 miles).

To Stanford Ave: Retrace your steps back to the trail head.

Notes: This hike is along the most popular route. When somebody says that they went to Mission Peak, they are very likely referring to this route.


Location: 1880 Stanford Avenue, Fremont, CA . Parking area is visible in Google Maps if you zoom in sufficiently.

Directions: From I-880, take Mission Blvd exit towards Sacramento / I-680. After driving two miles along Mission Blvd, turn right onto Stanford Ave. Within 0.8 miles, there is a parking lot for Mission Peak.

Google Maps:

Parking Fees: None (last visited: February 2012)

Capacity: About 20 cars may be parked here. Plenty of parking along Stanford Ave and residential complexes nearby. Parking is usually tight due to the popularity of the park.

Latitude: 37.504483     Longitude: -121.908417

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