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Mission Peak - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Mission Peak, California 94539, USA

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About Mission Peak

Mission Peak is a 2,517-foot summit east of the San Francisco Bay in Fremont. Mission Peak has symbolic importance, and is depicted on the logo of the City of Fremont. It is located in Mission Peak Regional Preserve, a regional park operated by the East Bay Regional Park District. Mission Peak Regional Preserve is a popular location for hang gliding and paragliding.

Attractions Near Mission Peak

Sunol Regional Wilderness
Sunol Regional Wilderness4.37km from Mission Peak

Sunol is a large protected parcel of land, with a plethora of plant communities, and plenty of trails through varied terrain. The popular park has a reputation for being one of the most challenging but also most scenic parks in the East Bay. Trails for hiking, horse-riding, and mountain biking cross the park. There are also facilities for camping. The 27.74 square kilometres park was established in 1962,

Mission San José Park
Mission San José Park6.21km from Mission Peak

Mission San José is a Spanish mission located in the present-day city of Fremont, California. It was founded on June 11, 1797, by the Franciscan order and was the fourteenth Spanish mission established in California. The old mission church remains in use as a chapel of Saint Joseph Catholic Church, a parish of the Diocese of Oakland. The museum also features a visitor center, museum, and slide show telling the history of the mission.

Ed R. Levin County Park
Ed R. Levin County Park7.81km from Mission Peak

This majestic 1,558 acre park is one of Santa Clara County's most unique regional park and recreation areas. It has the traditional features of an urban park such as picnicking, fishing and play areas, with the complex trail system of many regional wilderness parks. The park's recreational facilities include a hang gliding and paragliding area, a dog park, and horseback riding areas. Ed R. Levin County Park has two lakes.

Lake Elizabeth
Lake Elizabeth8.33km from Mission Peak

Lake Elizabeth was created by excavation of part of Stivers Lagoon Marsh in 1968. It has a 2 mile walkway around the lake. The park is home to a large number of birds. Many people come to bicycle or jog around the lake's perimeter, and many families come for the two playgrounds in the park and the other three that it connects to by walkway.

Vargas Plateau Regional Park
Vargas Plateau Regional Park8.34km from Mission Peak

Vargas Plateau Regional Park sits on a plateau in the Fremont Hills of Alameda County, California that overlooks the San Francisco Bay. This 1,249-acre regional park provides tremendous views from its setting in the Fremont Hills. The park contains an array of habitats, such as grassland, seasonal wetlands, stock ponds, perennial and ephemeral drainages and so more. Hiking, biking and horseback riding are the most popular activities. Observation of birds and other wildlife can also be enjoyed.

Central Park
Central Park8.46km from Mission Peak

Alameda Central is a beautiful location where people can relax and enjoy the city's energy without being overwhelmed by it. This is a green garden with paved paths and decorative fountains and statues, and is frequently the center of civic events.

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Alameda County
Alameda County
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This is a county in the state of California which was the seventh most populous in the state