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Aquila Loop Trail

Intermediate
 4.0 (1)

A short loop with nice views and grassy hills.


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Map Key

1.1

Miles

1.8

KM

94%

Runnable

2,054' 626 m

High

1,938' 591 m

Low

129' 39 m

Up

137' 42 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (3°)

12%

Max Grade (7°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Birding · Views

No parking along Sierra Road.

Runner Notes

A short, easy loop with a few rolling hills. Nothing too challenging, but go early or during the week to avoid crowds.

Description

The Aquila Loop Trail is a pleasant, mellow trail that makes for a great run for beginners or for families with children. There are some nice views along the trail especially at sunset as the loop winds through rolling, grassy hills. There are a couple benches along the way where you can stop to take in the views of Santa Clara County and Alameda County.

Flora & Fauna

Birds such as red-tailed hawks and woodpeckers.

Contacts

Land Manager: Santa Clara County Parks

Shared By:

Kristen Arendt

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Tree and clouds on the Aquila Loop Trail.
Oct 18, 2016 near East Fo…, CA
Taking a breather on the bench in Sierra Vista OSP Parking Lot.
Oct 18, 2016 near East Fo…, CA
East Bay hills from Aquila Loop Trail.
Oct 18, 2016 near East Fo…, CA
SF Bay View from top.
Oct 18, 2016 near East Fo…, CA
Couple viewing the scenery on the Aquila Loop Trail.
Oct 18, 2016 near East Fo…, CA

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