Ohlone College
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Ohlone College
City: Fremont
Park: Mission Peak Regional Preserve
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Saturday, May 21, 2016 @ 6:30 PM

Event Notes:

Our 7th annual full moon hike to Mission Peak.

A strenuous, out-and-back hike from Ohlone College to Mission Peak. About 7 miles with a 2100-foot elevation gain. Route will be on the Peak Trail from Ohlone College to Mission Peak.

We will rest, snack and, weather permitting, enjoy the sunset at 8:15 and moonrise at 8:13 before returning. Dress in layers because it can be COLD and WINDY at the peak. Also, to be safe bring a flashlight or headlamp for the dark return from the peak.

Park in the multi-story parking structure about ΒΌ-mile after entering the Ohlone College campus from the Pine Street entrance. Parking is free after 5 PM on Saturdays, but there is a campus curfew at 11 PM, so we must be gone by then or subject to citation. Meet at the parking structure.

For driving directions: http://www.ohlone.edu/core/mapsdirs/directions/tofremont.html

Contact: Howard   
Email: [email protected]
Cell Phone: (925) 548-8783


Trail Notes:

The aptly named Peak Trail leads to Mission Peak. It is a strenuous, about 7-mile, 2100-foot elevation gain, out-and-back hike to the Peak.


Directions to Trailhead:

Ohlone College is located at 43600 Mission Boulevard, Fremont between Witherly Lane and Pine Street.

From I-680 South (from Dublin, Pleasanton) - Note that there are two Mission Boulevard exits. Take the first Mission Boulevard (238) exit (which is after Vargas Road) in Fremont and turn left (south) onto Mission Boulevard. Drive about 1.1 miles. Turn left onto Pine St into the campus.

From I-680 North (from San Jose, Milpitas) - Note that there are two Mission Boulevard exits. Take the second Mission Boulevard (238) exit (which is after Washington Boulevard) in Fremont (there is a MacDonald's and a gas station across from the off-ramp). Turn right (south) onto Mission Boulevard. Drive about 1 mile. Turn right onto Pine St into the campus.

From I-880 North (from San Jose, Milpitas) Take the Mission Boulevard exit in Fremont. Drive north/northeast about 3.1 miles on Mission Boulevard. Turn right onto Pine St into the campus.

From I-880 South (from Oakland, Hayward, Newark) Take the Auto Mall Parkway exit in Fremont and turn left (east toward the hills) onto Auto Mall Parkway. Stay on Auto Mall Parkway until it turns into Durham Road. Continue on Durham Road. Look for Mission Boulevard sign and make a left (north) at the light onto Mission Boulevard and continue for approximately 1.2 miles. Turn right on Pine St into the campus.

Once, on campus, continue about 3/8 mile to parking lots O or P on the left. Bring exact change for parking permit, or use a credit card. Additional information about parking fess can be found on the Ohlone College website.

TrailHead Parking Fee: $2 except free on Sunday
Other Fees: None

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The trailhead information on this page was last updated Thursday, November 30, 2017.