Fremont Peak State Park is a state park of California, USA, encompassing the summit of 3169ft Fremont Peak. The mountain is located in the Gabilan Range between Monterey County and San Benito County, California. The park features expansive views of Monterey Bay and Pacific Ocean from its hiking trails. Other vistas include the San Benito Valley, Salinas Valley, and the Santa Lucia Mountains east of Big Sur. The 162acre park was established in 1934.Natural historyPine and California oak woodlands, of the California chaparral and woodlands ecoregion, cover much of the park and are home to many birds and mammals.RecreationFremont Peak State Park has hiking trails, picnic facilities and 22 campsites . Fremont Peak Day is held every April, and features a picnic and other activities.The Fremont Peak Observatory opened in 1986, and has operated every summer since, despite having battled the frequently brutal mountaintop weather. The astronomical observatory has a 30in telescope.Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Fremont Peak State Park by using our San Juan Bautista trip generator.
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drumberFebruary 18, 2017
Located at the top of an 11 mile drive above the popular Mission San Juan Bautista, Fremont Peak State Park is a popular destination for star gazers and astronomy buffs. The park features some easy to... more »
onaroll56October 12, 2016
The road up to Fremont Peak State Park is a bit steep and winding, so it is not for the faint of heart. There are signs to not bring large trailers, etc. However, it is worth the drive for those who d... more »
Lululu007August 29, 2016
サンフランシスコ空港が見える公園です。遊具があるので小さい子連れでも楽しめます。誕生日会をするのにぴったりの場所だと思います。駐車場代で$6かかるので用意しておくとスムーズに園内に入れます。 more »Is the Park sees the San Francisco Airport. Enjoyed the breakfast because there is playground equipment. I think it's a perfect place to have a birthday party. Prepared cost $ 6 in parking so smoothly into Park.
Bob WheelerJuly 10, 2017
Quiet, often breezy. This was our fourth visit to Fremont Peak. Hopefully that indicates to the reader that we enjoy the park. Keep in mind that we live nearly 300 miles away and it is no small task to get there. Expect it to take a long time to travel the 11 miles to the park from San Juan Bautista along a road with sharp switchback turns not advisable for any but the smallest RV. If you do bring a tall camper rig or pop-up, use extreme care if you back into space 18 due to a low hanging branch that can damage the roof. Also expect that you will see spectacular vistas if the air is clear. Vault toilets - the one next to space 17 has a nicely tiled floor but did not appear to be recently mopped. It was however, stocked with the essentials. Valley View trail appeared to be somewhat overgrown but passable. The trails that lead to the peak are popular for the family hiker and the view at the top is worth the effort. As always, watch out for Poison Oak. Water is available and tastes OK. Reserve if you have time, but there always seems to be a space available if not the ideal one on the day of the stargazing event when the park could be fully booked. Doe Flats is a group camping area nearby but may be hard to locate due to the small size of the sign next to a dirt road across from the park entrance.
Derek MorenoMay 19, 2017
Beautiful Park, long drive up a narrow road. Camp sites are nice but very close to your neighbors. Go during the week and you might just be the only one on the mountain.
Vishal PatelJune 12, 2017
Park was good. Very windy. Campsites are very small and very close to each other. Trails are not many but good.
Joe BFebruary 6, 2017
Great camping for the family. The peak is a quick and easy hike that provides an amazing view. Running water and pit toilets make for a fairly civilized camping experience.
Joe WillyApril 13, 2017
Very nice and family friendly. Greats views. Nice for hiking with the family.
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