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blue Sierra Vista Trail

Trail

1.9 mile 3.0 kilometer point to point
87% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 85' 26 m
Descent: -511' -156 m
High: 1,885' 575 m
Low: 1,387' 423 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 6% (3°)
Max Grade: 23% (13°)

Dogs

Unknown
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Trail shared by Kristen Arendt

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

Kristen Arendt

Features Birding · Views

No parking along Sierra Road.

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.

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Land Manager: Santa Clara County Parks

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May 9, 2017
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