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trail locations for San Jose, California

I'm not sure where the loop for this hike is but I took another close by. It was beautiful

hiking
2 days ago

Nice loop hike on an overcast summer day. No views from Church Hill, but some good overlooks on the way there. Watch for poison oak!

This is a great loop trail that goes from the Pueblo Group Area, to Coyote Peak, and back down the Rocky Ridge Trail. There are great views of both the Diablo and Santa Cruz Mtns, and of Silicon Valley, especially from the peak. The Rocky Ridge section of this loop is exposed to the sun, but luckily the day of our hike it was quite windy. A coyote was seen trotting along the trail ahead of us.

The trail is partially closed due to land slide

hiking
11 days ago

Great trail to do on a summer morning before the heat sets in. Nice uphill to challenge at the beginning and then good views along the ridge before descending back into the valley

hiking
14 days ago

Pros: Free. Wide trail. Very few hikers. Some shade. Nice bathroom at the parking area.
Cons: Not a breeze. Many flies.

Nice trail for beginners. Periodic tree shades makes it easier to get going even in sun. Lake view is rejuvenating. Parking is easy and available on streets on Sunday noon I visited.

Perfect 3-hour walking trail.

Great loop! Walk alongside Guadalupe Creek, views of the Reservoir going up. Going down on Mine trail had great views of Almaden Valley. This trail was mostly shady in afternoon.

hiking
23 days ago

This was a nice hike and jog for me. Due to the inclines, I did much hiking when I originally hoped to jog this trail. But given that this was my first time, I quickly saw I'd by walking up the steeper portions.

The trail itself is nicely wide and very scenic. The water just suddenly appears and is quite a beautiful scene. About three miles into this trail is a nice bench (I uploaded a photo) that is located right over the body of water and has a nice view.

I'd definitely do it again!

Ralph

23 days ago

Nice trail

Kinda rocky but it's a good hike.

trail running
24 days ago

mountain biking
26 days ago

Hard AF but feels good once You conquer the beast.