Tidelands Trail
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Tidelands Trail
City: Fremont
Park: Don Edwards National Wildlife Refuge
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Sunday, August 27, 2017 @ 9:00 AM

Event Notes:

Don Edwards to Coyote Hills

A two-for-one hike along the Baylands of Fremont from Don Edwards National Wildlife Refuge into EBRPD Coyote Hills. Your choice of a
Easy 6.8 mile, 500 ft, or a
Moderate 7.7 mile, 850 ft hike.

Starting from the large parking lot near the Refuge Administrative Headquarters building, we take the Tidelands Trail for a 1.5 mile loop of the refuge before entering Coyote hills on Quarry and Apay Way Trails.

At this point the shorter hike turns left on Bayview Trail, and follows it to the Nike Trail where you turn right crossing over the hills.

Meanwhile the longer hike ascends the hill on Red Hill Trail, taking it almost all the way to Alameda Creek where we turn left on Bayview Trail to a left on the Nike Trail to cross over the hill.

Both hikes will follow the Nike Trail East, turning right on Bayview Trail to the lawn area by the Visitor Center for our snack.

After our snack we head back to Don Edwards on Bayview, Apay, and Quarry Trails.

Leader: Joel Schantz

Trail Notes:

The refuge is crisscrossed by miles of hiking trails. Trails are open 7 days from sunrise to sunset. Trails near the Visitor Center in Fremont are closed on Thanksgiving, January 1, and December 25. Please stay on trails and out of closed areas to minimize disturbance to plants and animals. All trails allow bicycles except for LaRiviere Marsh Trail near the Visitor Center. Dogs on a 6-foot leash are permitted only on the The Tidelands Trail, Harrier Spur Trail, Quarry Trail, and Marshlands Road near the Visitor Center in Fremont. Dogs are prohibited on all other trails and refuge lands throughout the refuge.

Directions to Trailhead:

From I-880 South in Fremont
Take HWY84 exit 21 West toward Dumbarton Bridge
After 1.7 mi Take exit 36 for Paseo Padre Parkway/Thornton Avenue
Turn left onto Thornton Ave
After 0.9 mi Turn right onto Marshlands Rd
After 0.6 mi Turn left into large parking lot

Please use this Google Maps Link for directions from your location.

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