Leaders: Vicki Robinson & Jerry Ting
Join us as we explore this new East Bay park. Vargas Plateau rises from thebay plain to an elevation of 1,000 feet, overlooking Niles Canyon, Fremont,Union City, Newark and the San Francisco Bay. A prime location forbirdwatching, especially raptors, we will look for golden eagles and hawkssuch as red-tailed and cooper's, along with owls, turkeys, and other birds.
Directions: From I-680 in Fremont, exit at Vargas Road and go north. Driveabout 1.6 miles to Morrison Canyon Road and turn right. The staging area isabout 0.4 miles up on the left. Carpooling is strongly recommended as thestaging area parking is limited and there is no street parking in the area.