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Recommended Routes in Mountain View - 14

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Favorite The Anniversary Trail makes its way up Windy Hill.
Intermediate/Difficult

Hamms Gulch-Spring Ridge Trail Loop

7.7 mi 12.3 km 1,440' Up 438.85 m Up 1,439' Down 438.59 m Down

Portola…, CA
Favorite The trail emerges at the junction with the Stevens Creek/Tony Look Trail.
Intermediate

Fremont Older to Steven's Creek Reservoir Loop

7.7 mi 12.4 km 1,402' Up 427.18 m Up 1,399' Down 426.42 m Down

Saratoga, CA
Favorite Hidden Villa Creek Trail
Difficult

Hostel/Grapevine/Creek Trail Loop

2.4 mi 3.8 km 600' Up 182.97 m Up 606' Down 184.64 m Down

Los Alt…, CA
Favorite Hidden Villa Creek Trail
Intermediate

Creek/Pipeline loop at Hidden Villa

1.2 mi 1.9 km 172' Up 52.34 m Up 172' Down 52.3 m Down

Los Alt…, CA
Favorite At the vista point at the end of the trail, a great view of the South Bay Area comes into view. You can see the communities, bay, and the surrounding hills.
Intermediate

Wildcat Loop

5.0 mi 8.1 km 564' Up 171.99 m Up 564' Down 171.84 m Down

Loyola, CA
Favorite Sunrise with clouds over the valley
Intermediate/Difficult

Rancho Ridge Loop

13.6 mi 21.9 km 2,279' Up 694.54 m Up 2,280' Down 694.84 m Down

Loyola, CA
Favorite Enjoy a great view down the Stevens Creek Watershed from the Stevens Creek Nature Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Black Mountain loop via Stevens Creek

5.9 mi 9.5 km 1,209' Up 368.43 m Up 1,208' Down 368.2 m Down

La Honda, CA
Favorite The long descent back to Rogue Valley.
Intermediate

Black Mountain via Black Mountain Trail

10.0 mi 16.0 km 2,383' Up 726.23 m Up 2,381' Down 725.74 m Down

Los Alt…, CA
Favorite Red-tailed hawk
Intermediate

Arastradero Preserve Loop

5.3 mi 8.6 km 626' Up 190.85 m Up 618' Down 188.28 m Down

Ladera, CA

Mountain View Hiking

  • 308 Miles 496 Kilometers of Trail
  • 18 Recommended Routes
  • 47 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 60 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 7 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Mountain View - 96

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2.3 mi 3.7 km #1Razorback Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Portola Valley, CA
Intermediate
Portola Valley, CA
3.6 mi 5.8 km #2Stanford Dish Loop
Intermediate
Stanford, CA
Intermediate
Stanford, CA 16 
3.5 mi 5.6 km #3Stephen E. Abbors Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Loyola, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Loyola, CA
2.5 mi 4.0 km #4Mindego Hill Trail
Intermediate
La Honda, CA
Intermediate
La Honda, CA
1.1 mi 1.8 km #5Horseshoe Loop
Easy/Intermediate
La Honda, CA
Easy/Intermediate
La Honda, CA
2.7 mi 4.3 km #6Stevens Creek / Tony Look Trail
Intermediate
Saratoga, CA
Intermediate
Saratoga, CA
1.7 mi 2.7 km #7Seven Springs Trail
Intermediate
Saratoga, CA
Intermediate
Saratoga, CA
2.7 mi 4.4 km #8Hamms Gulch Trail
Intermediate
Portola Valley, CA
Intermediate
Portola Valley, CA
0.9 mi 1.4 km #9Rhus Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Los Altos Hills, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Los Altos Hills, CA
1.6 mi 2.6 km #10Ipiwa Trail
Intermediate
La Honda, CA
Intermediate
La Honda, CA

Photos of Mountain View - 441

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Facing west towards the Pacific Ocean
Nov 25, 2015 near Ladera, CA
Horseshoe Lake
Nov 25, 2015 near Los Alt…, CA
Sunrise with clouds over the valley
Oct 17, 2017 near Loyola, CA
View from Redtail Loop Trail
Apr 22, 2015 near Ladera, CA
Red-tailed hawk
Apr 22, 2015 near Ladera, CA
The hills surrounding the Russian Ridge Preserve, and the Pacific Ocean, can be seen off in the distance.
Feb 1, 2017 near La Honda, CA
A windmill sits along the preserve boundary, with the bay area spreading out before you.
Feb 1, 2017 near La Honda, CA
Stanford Dish from Redtail Loop Trail
Apr 22, 2015 near Ladera, CA