Fremont Peak Loop Trail

MODERATE 12 reviews
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Fremont Peak Loop Trail is a 2.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near San Juan Bautista, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
2.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
721 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dog friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

views

wild flowers

wildlife

360 degree view of Monterey Bay, San Benito Valley, Salinas Valley, and the Santa Lucia Mountains east of Big Sur. The trails are very nicely up-kept, and wide enough for two people. For the less eager there is a great resting spot with a view south toward Salinas, a wooden bridge and a bench looking out south. In the summer heat, refuge can be found in the shade of the alcove behind the bench and north of the bridge.

hiking
10 days ago

28 days ago

scenic driving
2 months ago

Great View from peak can see coast real good from high altitude and see the moss landing electrical plant towers as well view is a thrill..

3 months ago

very dependent place. We were there today 1/1/2017 (yes, new year's date). It was 38 degree, super super windy with mist. For some, it wouldn't be fun but we liked it. We felt like walking in clouds and with strong misty wind, our minds were blown. It should be a great trail on sunny day as well. Go!

hiking
4 months ago

5 months ago

A georgeous little loop that's absolutely worth the drive (which is beautiful in itself).

9 months ago

hiking
10 months ago

This trail is awful. The flies in this park are relentless (no amount of bug repellent helped quell the hordes of them incessantly following us EVERYWHERE) and the park staff does a terrible job of trail upkeep. Virtually no path to follow, overgrowth, and not many trail heads to be found.

hiking
11 months ago

Came here all the time growing up, it's especially beautiful when the clouds are low and you walk up into them

Thursday, March 03, 2016

It's. Amazing. Peaceful. I'm Happy.

geocaching
Sunday, January 24, 2016

Beautiful place! Nice views! When it's clear- you can see as far as Monterey Bay and Santa Cruz. Sunsets & Sunrises are the best from this amazing place. Definite must to explore!

hiking
Monday, September 27, 2010

The view of the coast and the valley from the peak is breathtaking, especially at sunset!! Just be sure to know what poison oak looks like because the sides of trails are teaming with it.