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428 mi 689 km of trail 25 Featured Hikes

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 124 Trails Intermediate Trails 69 Trails Hard Trails 7 Trails
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Featured Hikes in San Jose - 24

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Favorite The blue mountains of Santa Cruz!
Intermediate

Castle Rock Loop

3.4 mi 5.4 km • Loop • 749 ft Ascent 228.18 m Ascent

Singletrack Monte Sereno, CA

( 36 )
Favorite Guadalupe Creek Overlook
Intermediate

Mount Umunhum Summit and Back

8.3 mi 13.3 km • Out and Back • 1,195 ft Ascent 364.28 m Ascent

Singletrack Almaden Valley, CA

( 14 )
Favorite West Waddell Creek trickles through a verdant forest in Big Basin Redwoods State Park.
Intermediate

Skyline to the Sea Trail

25.4 mi 40.9 km • Point to Point • 1,910 ft Ascent 582.14 m Ascent

Singletrack Saratoga, CA

( 14 )
Favorite Cora Older Trail emerging
Intermediate

Fremont Older to Steven's Creek Reservoir Loop

7.7 mi 12.4 km • Loop • 1,402 ft Ascent 427.18 m Ascent

Singletrack Saratoga, CA

( 13 )
Favorite The old English Camp, pictured here, was a town of about 1000 people inhabited by miners and their families in the late 19th and early 20th centuries when nearby mines were active.
Intermediate

Quicksilver History Loop

8.0 mi 12.9 km • Loop • 1,454 ft Ascent 443.32 m Ascent

Singletrack Almaden Valley, CA

( 9 )
Favorite Hidden Villa Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult

Hostel/Grapevine/Creek Trail Loop

2.4 mi 3.8 km • Loop • 600 ft Ascent 182.97 m Ascent

Singletrack Los Altos Hills, CA

( 1 )
Favorite Beautiful rolling hills surround the trail.
Intermediate

State Park Trifecta

28.0 mi 45.0 km • Loop • 4,083 ft Ascent 1244.45 m Ascent

Singletrack Saratoga, CA

( 1 )
Favorite Fremont and Hayward from Mission Peak with the windy Ohlone Wilderness Trail in the front
Intermediate/Difficult

Ohlone Wilderness Trail / Hidden Valley Trail

6.5 mi 10.5 km • Loop • 2,083 ft Ascent 634.81 m Ascent

Doubletrack Milpitas, CA

( 14 )

Trails in San Jose - 175

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3.6 mi 5.8 km #1Saratoga Gap Trail
Intermediate
Monte Sereno, CA
Intermediate
3.6 mi 5.8 km Monte Sereno, CA
0.7 mi 1.1 km #2Bald Mountain Trail
Easy
Almaden Valley, CA
Easy
0.7 mi 1.1 km Almaden Valley, CA
0.7 mi 1.2 km #3Castle Rock Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Monte Sereno, CA
Easy/Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.2 km Monte Sereno, CA
3.5 mi 5.6 km #4Stephen E. Abbors Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Loyola, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
3.5 mi 5.6 km Loyola, CA
1.4 mi 2.3 km #5Ridge Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Monte Sereno, CA
Easy/Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.3 km Monte Sereno, CA
1.5 mi 2.3 km #6Wood Road Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Almaden Valley, CA
Easy/Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.3 km Almaden Valley, CA
5.0 mi 8.0 km #7Lisa Killough Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Almaden Valley, CA
Easy/Intermediate
5.0 mi 8.0 km Almaden Valley, CA
2.4 mi 3.9 km #8Guadalupe Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Almaden Valley, CA
Easy/Intermediate
2.4 mi 3.9 km Almaden Valley, CA
5.5 mi 8.8 km #9Kennedy Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Los Gatos, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
5.5 mi 8.8 km Los Gatos, CA
7.1 mi 11.4 km #10Mine Hill Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Almaden Valley, CA
Easy/Intermediate
7.1 mi 11.4 km Almaden Valley, CA
2.2 mi 3.5 km #11Peak Meadow Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Milpitas, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.2 mi 3.5 km Milpitas, CA
3.5 mi 5.6 km #12Arrowhead Loop Trail
Intermediate
Morgan Hill, CA
Intermediate
3.5 mi 5.6 km Morgan Hill, CA
6.5 mi 10.5 km #13Woods Trail
Intermediate
Almaden Valley, CA
Intermediate
6.5 mi 10.5 km Almaden Valley, CA
2.9 mi 4.7 km #14Hacienda Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Almaden Valley, CA
Easy/Intermediate
2.9 mi 4.7 km Almaden Valley, CA
2.5 mi 4.1 km #15Hidden Valley Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Milpitas, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.5 mi 4.1 km Milpitas, CA
1.2 mi 1.9 km #16Horse Haven Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Milpitas, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
1.2 mi 1.9 km Milpitas, CA
6.2 mi 10.0 km #17New Almaden Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Almaden Valley, CA
Easy/Intermediate
6.2 mi 10.0 km Almaden Valley, CA
1.9 mi 3.0 km #18Sierra Vista Trail
Easy/Intermediate
East Foothills, CA
Easy/Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.0 km East Foothills, CA
3.0 mi 4.8 km #19Alma Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Lexington Hills, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
3.0 mi 4.8 km Lexington Hills, CA
1.1 mi 1.8 km #20Aquila Loop Trail
Intermediate
East Foothills, CA
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km East Foothills, CA

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