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Sunol Regional Wilderness - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

1895 Geary Rd, Sunol, CA 94586, USA

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About Sunol Regional Wilderness

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,

Attractions Near Sunol Regional Wilderness

Mission Peak
Mission Peak4.37km from Sunol Regional Wilderness

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.

Ed R. Levin County Park
Ed R. Levin County Park7.68km from Sunol Regional Wilderness

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.

Mission San José Park
Mission San José Park9.92km from Sunol Regional Wilderness

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.

Niles Canyon Railway
Niles Canyon Railway10.17km from Sunol Regional Wilderness

Niles Canyon Railway is a living history museum interpreting the importance of our heritage railroads in the development of California and the nation. The railroad is operated and maintained by the Pacific Locomotive Association which preserves, restores and operates historic railroad equipment. The NCRy features public excursions with both steam and diesel locomotives along a well-preserved portion of the First Transcontinental Railroad.

Ohlone Regional Wilderness
Ohlone Regional Wilderness11.02km from Sunol Regional Wilderness

A majestic 9,737 acres regional park in the United States that is part of the East Bay Regional Parks system. It offers a 28-mile trail between Mission Peak Regional Preserve in Fremont and Del Valle Regional Park in Livermore. It is a grueling backpack with over 8,000 feet cumulative elevation gain, and most people do it in two or three days.

Vargas Plateau Regional Park
Vargas Plateau Regional Park11.15km from Sunol Regional Wilderness

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.

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