Palo Alto

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78 mi 126 km

Runs

73 mi 117 km

Trails

288

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Easy Trails
37 Trails
Intermediate Trails
13 Trails
Hard Trails
2 Trails

Food and Drink

After the Run: Local Favorites

Portola Valley Lobster Shack Now serving Chimay Red on tap. Trappist Monks FTW!!!
Country Corner Best hot pastrami on light rye, toasted. I keep coming back just for that.
Dutch Goose Get the Deviled Eggs
Alpine Inn Not into the fancy Palo Alto scene? Head up alpine to the Alpine Inn. Not so great food, a huge back yard, patio, and lots of cyclists. OH. AND A TRON MACHINE.
CoHo A coffee house and more. Enjoy the cozy mismatched sofas and caricatures of Stanford-affiliated people on the walls. Features live entertainment many evenings.
459 Lagunita Dr, Stanford CA — (650) 721-1234
Thai Cafe best food on campus. delicious and affordable. make sure to try the curry or noodle salads!!
Buck's of Woodside Where all the Venture Capitalists hang out
3062 Woodside Rd, Woodside CA — (650) 851-8010
The Little Store We eat here all the time! Great Napa Cabbage Salad with Chicken and Spatten Beer on tap. Oh hell yeah!
3340 Woodside Rd, Woodside CA — (650) 851-8110
Tootsies Don't forget about saturday brunch here. Excellent coffee and pastries. Small selection of entrees but they're all good.
700 Welch Rd, Palo Alto CA — (650) 566-8445
The Refuge Good food at steep price, their signature Reuben is, while delicious, $17 for a sandwich and DOES NOT come with fries! An atrocity..
1143 Crane St, Menlo Park CA — (650) 319-8197
Alice's Restaurant For those times you want to feel transported to an alternate reality where everyone drives motorcycles and lives in the middle of an old growth forest.
VMware Café 8147 I love the wraps at the Indian station.
Cafe Borrone get the Frosted Mocha. it'll keep you coming back for more.
Fambrini's Terrace Cafe Be careful when paying cash - I have them a $20 but got change for a $10
PASTIS Bistro Français OMG. The chicken liver salad is to die for.
Driftwood Deli & Market Kevin's. that's all you need to know.
Mayfield Bakery & Cafe Sit at the counter. The servers are the best and its the best way to have a couples meal unless you want to be alone.
Calafia Café & Market A-Go-Go Holy shi* if you can order the salmon burger , do it immediately. I got it as a special but you might be able to swing it.
Douce France Wifi password: doucefrance
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0.6 mi 1.0 km
#1 Anniversary Trail
Portola Valley, CA
0.6 mi 1.0 km Portola Valley, CA
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1.5 mi 2.4 km
#2 Chinquapin Trail
Woodside, CA
1.5 mi 2.4 km Woodside, CA
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2.1 mi 3.4 km
#3 Dean Trail
Emerald Lake Hills, CA
2.1 mi 3.4 km Emerald Lake Hills, CA
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Emerald Lake Hills, CA
3.8 mi 6.1 km Emerald Lake Hills, CA
Minor Issues
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Some Mud - One leg closed due to slide, but well marked detour. If starting from Raymundo trailhead parking .25mi. back up hill at end of first sid...
2 days ago
Portola Valley, CA
2.3 mi 3.7 km Portola Valley, CA
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0.1 mi 0.2 km
#6 Vista Point Trail
Ladera, CA
0.1 mi 0.2 km Ladera, CA
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2.7 mi 4.4 km
#7 Skyline Trail
Portola Valley, CA
2.7 mi 4.4 km Portola Valley, CA
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2.4 mi 3.8 km
#8 Bear Gulch Trail
Woodside, CA
2.4 mi 3.8 km Woodside, CA
Minor Issues
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Muddy - Muddy in spots, but easily passable.
30 days ago
4.8 mi 7.7 km
#9 Alambique Trail
Woodside, CA
4.8 mi 7.7 km Woodside, CA
Minor Issues
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Muddy - Muddy in spots, but easily passable.
30 days ago
2.7 mi 4.4 km
#10 Hamms Gulch Trail
Portola Valley, CA
2.7 mi 4.4 km Portola Valley, CA
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Stanford, CA
3.6 mi 5.8 km Stanford, CA
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2.8 mi 4.5 km
#12 Lost Trail
Portola Valley, CA
2.8 mi 4.5 km Portola Valley, CA
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Portola Valley, CA
2.7 mi 4.3 km Portola Valley, CA
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2.9 mi 4.7 km
#14 Page Mill Trail
Los Altos Hills, CA
2.9 mi 4.7 km Los Altos Hills, CA
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Los Altos Hills, CA
1.5 mi 2.4 km Los Altos Hills, CA
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0.5 mi 0.8 km
#16 Woodrat Trail
Ladera, CA
0.5 mi 0.8 km Ladera, CA
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0.3 mi 0.5 km
#17 Acorn Trail
Ladera, CA
0.3 mi 0.5 km Ladera, CA
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2.1 mi 3.4 km
#18 Meadowlark Trail
Ladera, CA
2.1 mi 3.4 km Ladera, CA
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1.0 mi 1.7 km
#19 Coyote Trail
Ladera, CA
1.0 mi 1.7 km Ladera, CA
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1.8 mi 2.8 km
#20 Old Spanish Trail
Portola Valley, CA
1.8 mi 2.8 km Portola Valley, CA
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