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Mission Peak Regional Preserve

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Stanford Avenue, Fremont, CA
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One of the hardest hikes with the best view

Easily one of the hardest hikes in the bay area - if you are into fitness or testing your self on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael H
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Spectacular Panoramic Views. Tough Hike

I actually ascend Mission Peak about 70 times a year. I love it because no other workout compares... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
joeyajames
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Fremont, California
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“ohlone college” (19 reviews)
“bring water” (12 reviews)
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Stanford Avenue, Fremont, CA
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Reviewed 1 week ago

I actually ascend Mission Peak about 70 times a year. I love it because no other workout compares to it, and the views are stunning. On a clear day you can see Oakland, San Francisco, Mt. Diablo, Mountain View, Dumbarton Bridge, north San Jose, and...More

Thank joeyajames
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Reviewed May 15, 2018

When my partner asked me to hike Mission Peak after work, I thought it was just an hour or two hike. We started down in town and hiked all the way to the top!! Wow, what a view and the trail hiking up the mountain...More

Thank TWRoyal
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

My wife says “Let’s Hike and climb the totem pole”. I was intrigued so I went. Uh. It was not a totem pole. It was a metal pole at the top of the hill. If you are looking for a solid hike then you should...More

Thank Jrivvy
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Reviewed April 22, 2018

Parking is limited, however you can get the free spot if you have patience. Street parking available a little ahead. There are very few spots with shade on this trek, so don't forget your hats/caps sun screen and sun shades. For regular healthy folks uphill...More

Thank akyamasi
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Reviewed April 21, 2018

I was trying to complete this hike for a while now, but never had a chance. Finally, I was able to make it happen. We hiked on Friday (Apr 20) on a clear day when it was around 65 degrees outside. We arrived to the...More

Thank ghenyak415
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed hiking here. Parking can be limited. You will have to park in the neighborhood. But the walk from the neighborhood onto the premises is not that far. And there should be no complaints if you came there to hike. The scenery as we...More

Thank Seventhnana
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Getting up there can be a challenge if you don't hike regularly. It's about 7 miles total. Much of it incline. Some beginners swear they will never do it again. But those who are fit and love the challenge do it more than once. If...More

Thank loanroadster
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Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

The hike was medium level difficulty. In the beginning the hike involves gravel road. Close to the peak its steep and seemed difficult. The views are just amazing. We got to see lot of cows gazing and chilling. Mountain view was very surreal. There was...More

Thank Vandana P
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Reviewed December 30, 2017

I hiked up the typical route and came down the Peak Road trail. The latter is steeper and longer. My Suunto sports watch said 5.54 miles forr the whole loop. The main trail is heavily used, and I encountered several parties blaring music from a...More

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