Ed Levin County Park in Milpitas is suitable for all ratings for PG and HG with significant regulation. Requires a membership with Wings of Rogallo as well as signing an additional parks waiver before flying at Ed Levin.
Ed levin is generally a morning site, with some afternoon flights for more experience pilots when conditions are stronger. Flight expectations for this site is mostly sledders. Thermals are good when conditions are right. Good for Hang gliding and paragliding, used as the local training hill for multiple flight schools.
On top of training, this is a great site for gear testing, and keeping current with quick relatively easy flights, as well as hike and fly.
This site has a good amount of parking, in the mornings and easy access road for the option of driving or hike and fly. Driving can only be done by those that have signed a waiver. Be advised Ed levin County Park has a parking fee and make sure to park in designated areas.
Site Information & Resources
|Location||Ed Levin County Park|
|3100 Calaveras Rd, Milpitas, CA 95035|
|Location Link||Ed levin Site link|
|Rating requirement||H2-H3, P2, P3|
|Club||Wings of Rogallo|
|Flying Type||Sledders, Thermal, Ridge Soar|
|Wind Direction||S, WSW, W, WNW|
|Ideal Season||Spring, Fall|
|Year round site|
|Number of Launches||5 Launches|
|50ft, 150ft, 300ft, 600ft, 1750ft.|
|LZ||1 Main designated LZ|
|Weather Links||Weather link|
|Communication||WOR Telegram Access Link|
|Intro channel use link above|
|Local Training Schools||Lift Paragliding|
|Merlin Flight School|
|Air Time of San Francisco|
|Emergency radio frequency||147.495 MHz|
|or call Santa Clara Dispatch Center directly: 408-299-2311|
|Nearest hospital||Regional Medical Center of San Jose. |
Note: Location shown is of the general area of the site. Refer to official guides or local pilots get more details.