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Sunol, CA

Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Thu Oct 23 2014   Later Dates
Site, Loop:HAWK'S NEST BACKPACK CAMP (5), Sunol
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Reservation Window: Sat Aug 02 2014 – Mon Aug 31 2015


Check-in: 2:00 pm
  


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Check-out: 12:00 pm

Site Details:

  • Site Type: BACKPACK SITE
  • Site Reserve Type: Site-Specific
  • Site Access: Hike-In
  • Checkin Time: 2:00 pm
  • Checkout Time: 12:00 pm
  • Type of Use: Overnight
  • Min Num of People: 1
  • Max Num of People: 5
  • Max Num of Vehicles: 1
  • Driveway Surface: Gravel
  • Shade: Full
  • Looking For Category: Tent Site
  • Picnic Table: Y

Alerts and Important Information

Site

Cathedral, Doe 1-2, Eagles Eyrie, Hawk's Nest, Maggie's 1-4, Oak View, Sky, Stars Rest, Sycamore backpack sites have no water. Please plan accordingly.

Hawk's Nest Backpack Camp (max capacity 5): shade, view of Alameda Creek Canyon and Oak Ridge, approx. 3.6 miles from Sunol Office. A beautiful small site under an ash tree, with limited but good views of Mission Peak, morning sun/afternoon shade, and convenient access to water/chemical toilet. Water available between site & Eagle's Eyrie; treat/boil/filter before use.

OHLONE WILDERNESS PERMIT (good for a year): everyone 12 years & older must have their own permit ($2.50 with a Visa or MasterCard online or by mail, or $2 during open hours at the Coyote Hills Visitor Center in Fremont, Del Valle Park in Livermore, Sunol Visitor Center, or Reservations Office in Oakland ). NO dogs. NO alcohol. NO vehicles including bicycles.

Each car must display valid overnight parking pass on dash: passes should be requested at time of reservation and are mailed 5-7 days in advance. PARK GATES are locked at night; late arrivals will not be able to enter. Closing times vary, check with park staff.

* Reservations must be completed and paid in full 5 working days prior to your arrival date or 3 days prior if picking up parking passes/permits. * Please specify where you plan to park your vehicle. We need to mail all overnight parking permits. * SFWD Calaveras Reservoir Project: Backpack camp use ok during construction. Weekday detours and heavy construction traffic possible 2012-2013. Contact SFPUC at (866) 973-1476 or www.sfwater.org/sunolvalley for more info

Notes

Site

You must camp within 1/8 mile of your reserved site. You may not utilize space in sites that are not assigned to you. You must sign-in and sign-out to use the Ohlone Wilderness Trail where it crosses SF Water Department land and connects Mission Peak, Sunol Ohlone and Del Valle Parks.

PARK GATES are locked at night; late arrivals will not be able to get in. Closing times vary, check with park staff. CONTACT Park Staff by calling 1-888-EBPARKS (1-888-327-2757), option 3, SUNOL: ext 4559 DEL VALLE: ext 4524

Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.