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Coyote Hills Regional Park at Fremont

Coyote Hills Regional Park

8000 Patterson Ranch Rd, Fremont, California, 94555
Category: Activities
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Coyote Hills Regional Park

Located along the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay, just northwest of Fremont, Coyote Hills Regional Park is a beautiful destination for hiking, walking, running, biking, rock climbing, bouldering, bird watching, nature exploration and picnics. Encompassing 978 acres of marsh and grassland hills, this scenic park is an oasis with gardens, picnic areas, and hiking, biking and equestrian trails. Explore Nectar Garden, hike the Bay View Trail, and stop by the Visitor Center with exhibits that highlight the Ohlone way of life.


Hours -

Fall & Winter: 8 am - 6 pm; Spring & Summer: 8 am - 7 or 8 pm.

Prices -

Parking: $5 per vehicle


  • Naturalist Programs
  • Nectar Garden Walks


  • Hiking & Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Picnicking


Coyote Hill Regional Park is a natural haven for outdoor adventure and exploration with winding trails, beautiful gardens, and nature areas for hiking, walking, cycling, rock climbing, bouldering, picnicking, bird watching and nature exploration. The beautiful park offers miles of hiking, biking and equestrian trails, a bird and butterfly garden, and a Native American archeological site. Stop for a picnic at Hoot Hollow or join a naturalist program and learn about the park’s marsh and grassland ecology, wildlife, birds, and native culture.

Park Attractions

Coyote Hills is a natural and cultural attraction that preserves the rich wetland and 2,000-year old Tuibun Ohlone Indian shellmound sites. Explore the Nectar Garden, a bird and butterfly nectar garden, or enjoy a guided tour through Tuibun Ohlone Village Site and walk through an Ohlone-style house. Check out the Visitor Center with exhibits that reflect the Ohlone Indians way of life, including a tule reed boat, displays on the park's wildlife and natural history and Possum's Pocket Nature Store.


  • Are there hiking and biking trails?

    Enjoy scenic hikes and bikes along the 3.5-mile Bay View Trail, a loop with amazing vistas of San Francisco Bay and southern Alameda County. Explore the Marsh Boardwalk to see birds, turtles, and fish, or climb to the top of Red Hill to see the sights of the peninsula. Chuchenyo Trail is a mile-long trek along the main marsh and great place to see pelicans, ducks and seagulls. Bordering the park’s north edge - from the Bay to Niles Canyon - Alameda Creek Trail is a 12-mile bike and equestrian trail that connects with Bay View Trail and leads to Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge.
  • Are dogs allowed?

    Yes. Dogs are welcome in Coyote Hills Regional Park for a small fee of $2. Dogs must be leashed and under your control at all times in the park - from the trails to picnic and nature areas. Guide and service dogs receive free entrance.

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