Best trails in Rancho Cañada del Oro Open Space Preserve

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Looking for a great trail in Rancho Cañada del Oro Open Space Preserve, California? AllTrails has 5 great hiking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 4 moderate trails in Rancho Cañada del Oro Open Space Preserve ranging from 4.2 to 8.6 miles and from 692 to 1,833 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Hours: April 16 to Sept. 15: 6 a.m. to sunset Sept. 16 to April 15: 7 a.m. to sunset
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#1 - Mayfair Ranch Trail to Serpentine Loop Trail
Rancho Cañada del Oro Open Space Preserve
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Length: 7.8 mi • Est. 4 h 14 m
This is a strenuous hike that promises great views of the rugged backcountry. Steep trails lead to excellent vistas at Rancho Canada del Oro Open Space Preserve, which covers a swath of the rugged foShow more
#2 - Mayfair Ranch and Longwall Canyon Loop
Rancho Cañada del Oro Open Space Preserve
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h 11 m
Mayfair Ranch and Longwall Canyon Loop is a 4.2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Morgan Hill, California that offers the chance to see wildlife. The trail is rated as moderate and offerShow more
#3 - Serpentine Loop Trail
Rancho Cañada del Oro Open Space Preserve
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Length: 8.6 mi • Est. 4 h 39 m
A great hike with seasonal wildflowers. Mayfair Ranch Trail starting from the staging area in Canada del Oro, up and down the ridge, Longwall Canyon Trail up the hill and continuing along Bald Peaks TShow more
#4 - Rancho Canada Del Oro via Serpentine Loop Trail
Rancho Cañada del Oro Open Space Preserve
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Length: 6.4 mi • Est. 3 h 22 m
Rancho Canada Del Oro via Serpentine Loop Trail is a 6.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near San Jose, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The traiShow more
#5 - Llagas Creek Loop Trail
Rancho Cañada del Oro Open Space Preserve
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 16 m
Llagas Creek Loop Trail is a 0.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Morgan Hill, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarilyShow more