Spring Wildflowers, a massive basalt outcrop, a scenic gorge on Alameda Creek and plenty of trails through varied terrain await visitors at Sunol Regional Wilderness.
Bedrock mortars used by Native Americans for pounding acorns that were found in the area are reminders of Sunol’s first inhabitants. For the past century, however, the land known today as Sunol Regional Wilderness was used almost exclusively as ranch land. Today, camping, picnicking, hiking, backpacking and equestrian trail rides attract thousands of park visitors a year.
Hike by Matthew Bettelheim, originally published in the January 2007 issue of Bay Nature magazine Calling the Sunol Regional Wilderness’s Little Yosemite area a scenic gorge is like calling Yosemite a pretty valley. This little gem, tucked away along a stretch of Alameda Creek, has been made accessible to the public by an agreement […]