Mission Peak from Ohlone College - Route I
7.0 miles     2100 ft
8 May 2012
Summary

An alternate route to Mission Peak with many more trees and solitude. Almost everybody starts at Stanford Ave.

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.

Route

If you parked on Mission Blvd, then walk along the sidewalk parallel to Pine St until you a sign for Mission Peak Regional Preserve (0.3 miles). Then follow Peak Trail all the way to the summit (3.2 miles). Return by the same route.

Notes:

  1. There are several unmarked intersections along the route. So a trail map would be handy.
  2. There is a restroom, conveniently located about 0.7 miles away from Mission Peak (see trail map for is location).
  3. It is usually windy at the top.
Trailhead

Location: Mission Blvd & Pine St, Fremont, CA 94539 . Parking area is visible in Google Maps if you zoom in sufficiently.

Directions: From I-880 North, take exit 12A and merge onto Mission Blvd toward Sacramento / I-680. Continue for 2.2 miles along Mission Blvd. Ohlone College lies at the intersection with Pine St. According to instructions here, you may park in lots M, N, O or P for fees collected at vending machines. For locations of these lots, see Map of Ohlone College. One may park on Mission Blvd itself, then walk 0.3 miles along Pine St to reach the trailhead for Mission Peak. There are signs along Pine St.

Google Maps:

Parking Fees: None if you park on Mission Blvd. Paid parking in lots M, N, O or P in Ohlone College (as per the official trail map). (last visited: February 2013)

Capacity: Many cars may be parked here.

Latitude: 37.526575     Longitude: -121.917922

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