Hunter's Point - Maisie's Peak - Nob Hill
6.6 miles     1700 ft
15 Jan 2010
Summary

Great hike through various vista points in Fremont Older.

Location: Fremont Older Open Space Preserve

Elevation Profile
Trip Planning

Trail Maps

» Official Trail Map: Good quality map showing various trails.

» Redwood Hikes Map: Bay Area Trail Map: Saratoga to Big Basin, First edition, 2010. This is an excellent map sold by Dave Baselt ($6.95 in Dec 2011). This map is useful for exploring many parks in this area. Highly recommended for avid hikers.

Route

To Hunter's Point: From Prospect Road parking lot, go along Cora Older Trail for 0.4 miles, then Seven Springs Loop Trail for 1.8 miles. Then walk along Woodhills Loop Trail to reach Hunter's Point, which offers excellent views of Silicon Valley and hills all around.

To Maisie's Peak: From Hunter's Point, go along Hayfield Trail for 0.7 miles until you reach Coyote Ridge Trail. Take a left and walk 0.3 miles to reach Maisie's Peak, another point in the park that offers excellent 360 degree views.

To Nob Hill: From Maisie's Peak, continue along Coyote Ridge Trail till the end of the park where you would see signs for Garrod Farms. Take left along an unmarked trail (which is drawn but not named on the map) to reach Nob Hill.

To Prospect Rd parking lot: From Nob Hill, follow Toyon Trail (see map) for 1.3 miles, then Hayfield Trail for 0.3 miles. Follow a connector for 0.1 miles to reach Seven Springs Loop Trail. After 0.2 miles, take a left on Creekside Trail to reach the parking lot.

Trailhead

Location: 22838 Prospect Road, Saratoga, CA . Parking area is not visible in Google Maps.

Directions: From Hwy 85, take S de Anza Blvd exit. After 0.4 miles on S de Anza Blvd, turn right on Prospect Road. Drive for 2.1 miles to reach a parking lot for Fremont Older.

Google Maps:

Parking Fees: None (last visited: January 2010)

Capacity: About five to ten cars.

Latitude: 37.285814     Longitude: -122.058985

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