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429 mi 690 km of trail 25 Runs

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gem Favorite While in Santa Teresa County Park, be sure to check out the restored old Bernal-Gulnac-Joice Ranch House.

Bernal-Gulnac-Joice Ranch

(5) Almaden…, CA
gem Favorite The Valley of the Heart's Delight (AKA San Jose and its countryside) offers a beautiful scene from the summit of Bald Mountain.

Bald Mountain Viewpoint

(6) Almaden…, CA

Runs in San Jose - 25

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Favorite The blue mountains of Santa Cruz!
Intermediate

Castle Rock Loop

3.4 mi 5.4 km • Loop • 749 ft Ascent 228.18 m Ascent

(38) Monte S…, CA
Favorite Up ahead is Mt. Umunhum summit
Intermediate

Mount Umunhum Summit and Back

8.3 mi 13.3 km • Out and Back • 1,195 ft Ascent 364.28 m Ascent

(16) Almaden…, CA
Favorite West Waddell Creek trickles through a verdant forest in Big Basin Redwoods State Park.
Intermediate

Skyline to the Sea Trail

25.4 mi 40.9 km • Point to Point • 1,910 ft Ascent 582.14 m Ascent

(14) Saratoga, CA
Favorite The old English Camp, pictured here, was a town of about 1000 people inhabited by miners and their families in the late 19th and early 20th centuries when nearby mines were active.
Intermediate

Quicksilver History Loop

8.0 mi 12.9 km • Loop • 1,454 ft Ascent 443.32 m Ascent

(10) Almaden…, CA
Favorite Cora Older Trail emerging
Intermediate

Fremont Older to Steven's Creek Reservoir Loop

7.7 mi 12.4 km • Loop • 1,402 ft Ascent 427.18 m Ascent

(13) Saratoga, CA
Favorite The Santa Cruz Mountains offer a spectacular backdrop to any adventure in Almaden Quicksilver County Park.
Easy/Intermediate

Quicksilver - McAbee Loop CCW

4.5 mi 7.3 km • Loop • 728 ft Ascent 221.89 m Ascent

(19) Almaden…, CA
Favorite Looking north at sunset on a warm July evening. Hills were covered with dry grass from here to Mt. Diablo.
Intermediate/Difficult

Ohlone Wilderness Trail / Hidden Valley Trail

6.5 mi 10.5 km • Loop • 2,083 ft Ascent 634.81 m Ascent

(15) Milpitas, CA
Favorite Hidden Villa Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult

Hostel/Grapevine/Creek Trail Loop

2.4 mi 3.8 km • Loop • 600 ft Ascent 182.97 m Ascent

(1) Los Alt…, CA

Trails in San Jose - 178

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0.7 mi 1.1 km #1Bald Mountain Trail
Easy
Almaden Valley, CA
Easy
0.7 mi 1.1 km Almaden Valley, CA
0.7 mi 1.2 km #2Castle Rock Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Monte Sereno, CA
Easy/Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.2 km Monte Sereno, CA
3.5 mi 5.6 km #3Stephen E. Abbors Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Loyola, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
3.5 mi 5.6 km Loyola, CA
3.6 mi 5.8 km #4Saratoga Gap Trail
Intermediate
Monte Sereno, CA
Intermediate
3.6 mi 5.8 km Monte Sereno, CA
1.4 mi 2.3 km #5Ridge Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Monte Sereno, CA
Easy/Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.3 km Monte Sereno, CA
1.5 mi 2.3 km #6Wood Road Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Almaden Valley, CA
Easy/Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.3 km Almaden Valley, CA
5.0 mi 8.0 km #7Lisa Killough Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Almaden Valley, CA
Easy/Intermediate
5.0 mi 8.0 km Almaden Valley, CA
2.4 mi 3.9 km #8Guadalupe Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Almaden Valley, CA
Easy/Intermediate
2.4 mi 3.9 km Almaden Valley, CA
5.5 mi 8.8 km #9Kennedy Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Los Gatos, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
5.5 mi 8.8 km Los Gatos, CA
7.1 mi 11.4 km #10Mine Hill Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Almaden Valley, CA
Easy/Intermediate
7.1 mi 11.4 km Almaden Valley, CA
2.2 mi 3.5 km #11Peak Meadow Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Milpitas, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.2 mi 3.5 km Milpitas, CA
3.5 mi 5.6 km #12Arrowhead Loop Trail
Intermediate
Morgan Hill, CA
Intermediate
3.5 mi 5.6 km Morgan Hill, CA
2.7 mi 4.4 km #13Los Cerritos Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Almaden Valley, CA
Easy/Intermediate
2.7 mi 4.4 km Almaden Valley, CA
6.5 mi 10.5 km #14Woods Trail
Intermediate
Almaden Valley, CA
Intermediate
6.5 mi 10.5 km Almaden Valley, CA
1.9 mi 3.0 km #15Sierra Vista Trail
Easy/Intermediate
East Foothills, CA
Easy/Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.0 km East Foothills, CA
2.9 mi 4.7 km #16Hacienda Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Almaden Valley, CA
Easy/Intermediate
2.9 mi 4.7 km Almaden Valley, CA
0.9 mi 1.4 km #17Rhus Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Los Altos Hills, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
0.9 mi 1.4 km Los Altos Hills, CA
2.7 mi 4.3 km #18Stevens Creek / Tony Look Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Saratoga, CA
Easy/Intermediate
2.7 mi 4.3 km Saratoga, CA
2.5 mi 4.1 km #19Hidden Valley Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Milpitas, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.5 mi 4.1 km Milpitas, CA
1.2 mi 1.9 km #20Horse Haven Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Milpitas, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
1.2 mi 1.9 km Milpitas, CA

Photos of San Jose - 511

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Sun on the hills.
Oct 18, 2016 near East Fo…, CA
The blue mountains of Santa Cruz!
Jan 22, 2016 near Monte S…, CA
Vista from Zinfandel Trail
Oct 14, 2018 near Loyola, CA
Sunrise with clouds over the valley
Oct 17, 2017 near Loyola, CA
The old English Camp, pictured here, was a town of about 1000 people inhabited by miners and their families in the late 19th and early 20th centuries when nearby mines were active.
Jan 1, 2017 near Almaden…, CA
Along the Calero Creek Trail, take in the stunning views of the Santa Cruz Mountains and Mt. Umunhum in the distance.
Mar 25, 2017 near Almaden…, CA
Mt. Umunhum in the distance on the left, Mt. Thayer closer, on the right, as Kennedy Trail approaches its final climb to end near Mt. El Sombroso in the Santa Cruz Mountains
Feb 24, 2017 near Lexingt…, CA
Spring wildflowers and green hills along Vista del Oro Trail
Mar 29, 2018 near Almaden…, CA

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