Historic Parks & Facilities

California Nursery Historic Park
36550 Niles Blvd.
Fremont, CA 94536
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Hours
Everyday
7:00 am - 30 minutes before dusk 

Overview 
The 20.1 acre property is the remnant of the California Nursery Company, a once a grand nursery operation that brought notable presence to the East Bay and was significantly associated with the evolution of the nursery industry on a statewide level. The California Nursery Company's history dates back to Jose de Jesus Vallejo (1797-1882) who served as the administrator of the old Mission San Jose and military commander of San Jose. Other notable owners were Jonas Clark (1862), John Rock (1865), Williams Landers (1899) and the George C. Roeding family (1917-1968).

Master Plan
The City is currently working with PGAdesign Architects to create a comprehensive and cohesive Master Plan for the California Nursery Historic Park.  The Master Plan should be completed in 2015. 
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Vallejo Adobe
Located within the California Nursery Historic Park.
36500 Niles Blvd.
Fremont, CA 94536
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Overview
The Vallejo Adobe was built in 1842 and it is located in the heart of the California Nursery Historic Park in Niles.  The Vallejo Adobe is not available for rent.  The adjacent restrooms are only open during special events, or by special arrangement with the City during work projects in the park.
Vallejo Adobe (4)
Shinn Historic Park
1251 Peralta Blvd. 
Fremont, CA 94536
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Hours
Everyday
8:00 am - 30 minutes before dusk

Overview
Available April through September, the maximum capacity for the facility is 200 people. Shinn is an outdoor facility only. Restrooms are only opened during private rentals and are not available for public use.

The Mission Peak Heritage Foundation will open the Shinn House for group tours or in conjunction with a reservation. The facility is ADA accessible. For more information on tours of the Shinn House, please contact Joan Serafino at (510) 795-0891. 

Rental Information for Shinn Historic Park
To check availability of Shinn Historic Park, call (510) 790-5541 or email.
Shinn House
Higuera Adobe 
47300 Rancho Higuera Rd.
Fremont, CA 94539 
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Hours
Everyday
8:00 am - 30 minutes before dusk

Overview
The Higuera Adobe is located at the foot of Mission Peak in the Warm Springs area of Fremont, and is the last of seven adobes built in 1840 on Fulgencio Higuera's ranch. The structure consists of a large main room and two small bedrooms with dirt floors, and a stable. The adobe has been restored and furnished with handcrafted redwood furniture. Available for visits to view the exterior. 

Information panels at the Higuera Adobe

The Higuera Adobe is not available to rent. 
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