Mission Peak from Sunol
10.4 miles     2100 ft
2 Mar 2013
Summary

A longer but gentler route to Mission Peak. Lush green hills and great views from the top.

Location: Sunol Regional Wilderness PreserveMission Peak Regional Preserve

Elevation Profile
Trip Planning

Trail Maps

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

» Official Trail Map: Good quality map showing various trails. Also, see Text Side of the map and Valley Floor area.

Route

Permit: Make sure you have a permit to hike along Ohlone Wilderness Trail. Permits are available at Sunol entrance kiosk and online.

To Mission Peak (5.3 miles): Walk along Ohlone Wilderness Trail (4.8 miles) → left on Peak Trail (0.5 miles) to reach Mission Peak. Fantastic, 360 degree views of various cities, highways, hills and San Francisco Bay!

To Sunol parking lot (5.1 miles): From Mission Peak, continue along Peak Trail (0.4 miles) → left on Eagle Loop Trail (0.1 miles) → left on Eagle Trail (0.3 miles) → right on Ohlone Wilderness Trail (4.3 miles) to return to Sunol parking lot.

Trailhead

Location: 1895 Geary Rd, Sunol, CA 94586 . Parking area is visible in Google Maps if you zoom in sufficiently.

Directions:

From Fremont: Drive north on I-680 and exit at Calaveras Road. Turn right on Calaveras and proceed to Geary Road, which leads directly into the park.

From Oakland/Berkeley: Drive east on I-580 to the junction with I-680 in Pleasanton. At the junction, go south on I-680 and exit at Calaveras Road/Highway 84 just south of the town of Pleasanton. Turn left onto Calaveras Road and proceed to Geary Road, which leads directly into the park.

From Walnut Creek/Danville: Go south on I-680 and exit at Calaveras Road/Highway 84 just south of the town of Pleasanton. Turn left onto Calaveras Road and proceed to Geary Road, which leads directly into the park.

Google Maps:

Parking Fees: $5 per vehicle (last visited: April 2010)

Capacity: Over 20 cars may be parked here.

Latitude: 37.511053     Longitude: -121.828208

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