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Milpitas Guide

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Rose Peak Hike From Sunol
Rose Peak Hike From Sunol

Rose Peak (3,817 ft.), the highest peak in Alameda county, is remotely located in Ohlone Wilderness and can only be accessed by foot for the public. This 18 miles round-trip hike, gaining almost 4,000...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Rose Peak - Ohlone Regional Wilderness
Rose Peak - Ohlone Regional Wilderness

Rose Peak, the highest point (1,813 ft.) in Alameda county, is located at the mid-point of the section of Ohlone WIlderness trail between Sunol and Del Valle. For backpackers, this is definitely one...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Monument Peak - Ed Levin County Park
Monument Peak - Ed Levin County Park

Monument Peak is about 4.2 miles long and located near Milpitas, California. This hike is from Sandy Wool Lake in Ed Levin park to Monument Peak summit via the Monument Peak Trail and is great for...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Mission Peak via Bay Area Ridge Trail and Ed Levin Park
Mission Peak via Bay Area Ridge Trail and Ed Levin Park

Hiking to Monument Peak from Ed Levin County Park, huffing it over to Mission Peak and returning is a true test of mettle for San Francisco Bay Area trekkers.

If you're up for it, this is a great...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Best hikes east of Silicon Valley
Best hikes east of Silicon Valley

The hills east of San Jose, California, are rugged, steep and wilder than you might suspect, considering the nearby sprawl visible from the peaks overlooking Silicon Valley.

Be ready for a workout...

Backpacking at Mission Peak
Backpacking at Mission Peak

A nice campsite called Eagle Spring lies on the east side of Mission Peak, which is far better known for its day-hiking.

Why bother camping near the peak? Because the best times to be at the summit...

Mission Peak from Sunol Regional Park
Mission Peak from Sunol Regional Park

Mission Peak from Sunol is about 10.4 miles long and located near Fremont, California. The trail is great for hiking and normally takes 2-3 hours. Warning: there is no water anywhere on this trail,...