Sierra Vista Trail

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1.9 Miles 3.0 Kilometers

 

87% 

Runnable

Singletrack

85' 26 m

Ascent

-511' -156 m

Descent

1,885' 575 m

High

1,387' 423 m

Low

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

23%

Max Grade (13°)

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A lovely trail in Sierra Vista Preserve with great views of the surrounding area.

Kristen Arendt

Overview

No parking along Sierra Road.
Features: Birding — Views

Description

The Sierra Vista Trail is a great trail traversing the hillside and connecting the Boccardo Loop Trail to the Upper Calavera Fault Trail. The trail is a gradual downhill heading west to east with a couple steeper sections at just under a mile and a mile and a half.

The trail winds through the hills, giving you glimpses of Penitencia and Arroyo Aguague canyons and downtown San Jose. A run around sunset will not disappoint, as the views are enhanced by the setting sun.

Flora & Fauna

Typical grasslands and live oak woodlands. Some birds such as hawks and woodpeckers.

Contacts

Land Manager: Santa Clara County Parks

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All Clear 74 days ago
Muddy - Lots of cow dung on the trail.
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