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  • Rose Peak – Sunol parking

    Posted by Kristen on February 12, 2022 at 10:22 am

    I hope this is a good place to ask this. Does anyone know if the Sunol Regional Wilderness parking area is open early? I’m hoping to start around 7:00 or 7:30, but I’m worried the park may not open til 8:00.

    Kristen replied 2 years, 3 months ago 3 Members · 4 Replies
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  • Jeff

    February 12, 2022 at 10:28 am

    The close the gates at night and the park opens at 8:00am. Parking is $5.

    You could take a chance and get there early. Sometimes they open the gate a little before official open time, but no guarantees.

  • Kristen

    February 12, 2022 at 10:37 am

    Good to know! Thanks. It’s about an hour from my house, so I’ll try to arrive right at 8:00.

  • Jenny

    February 22, 2022 at 3:32 pm

    How did it go? Did you get your wilderness permit at Sunol or ahead of time?

  • Kristen

    February 22, 2022 at 4:08 pm

    I got my permit in January knowing I would do this hike at some point this winter or spring. I decided to do Sizer this month because of the park opening hours (Henry Coe is always open). I’m doing Sizer this Friday 2/25. I’ll do Rose Peak next month when the park is open a couple hours later each day.

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