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gem Favorite The Valley of the Heart's Delight (AKA San Jose and its countryside) offers a beautiful scene from the summit of Bald Mountain.

Bald Mountain Viewpoint

(7) Almaden…, CA

Recommended Routes in Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve - 2

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Favorite The Valley of the Heart's Delight (AKA San Jose and its countryside) offers a beautiful scene from the summit of Bald Mountain.
Easy

Bald Mountain Out and Back

1.6 mi 2.5 km 110' Up 33.57 m Up 110' Down 33.54 m Down

Almaden…, CA
Favorite Guadalupe Creek Overlook
Intermediate

Mount Umunhum Summit and Back

8.3 mi 13.3 km 1,195' Up 364.28 m Up 1,195' Down 364.29 m Down

Almaden…, CA

Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve Hiking

  • 38 Miles 62 Kilometers of Trail
  • 2 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Gem Gems
  • 6 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 7 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 1 Difficult Trail Difficult Trails
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Trails in Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve - 12

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6.5 mi 10.5 km #1Woods Trail
Intermediate
Almaden Valley, CA
Intermediate
Almaden Valley, CA
5.5 mi 8.8 km #2Kennedy Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Los Gatos, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Los Gatos, CA
0.7 mi 1.1 km #3Bald Mountain Trail
Easy
Almaden Valley, CA
Easy
Almaden Valley, CA
4.0 mi 6.4 km #4Mount Umunhum Trail
Intermediate
Almaden Valley, CA
Intermediate
Almaden Valley, CA
0.3 mi 0.5 km #5Summit Trail
Easy
Lexington Hills, CA
Easy
Lexington Hills, CA
4.7 mi 7.6 km #6Bay Area Ridge Trail: Almaden Quicksilver County Park
Intermediate/Difficult
Almaden Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Almaden Valley, CA
5.6 mi 9.1 km #7Bay Area Ridge Trail: Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve—Mount Um…
Intermediate/Difficult
Almaden Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Almaden Valley, CA
0.7 mi 1.2 km #8Rocky Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Cambrian Park, CA
Intermediate
Cambrian Park, CA

Photos of Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve - 61

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Enjoy stunning views from the Priest Rock / Kennedy Trail intersection.
Feb 7, 2017 near Lexingt…, CA
Moss-covered trees are abundant in the woods along the Woods Trail. Coastal fog keeps everything moist.
Feb 12, 2017 near Almaden…, CA
Quicksilver Park hills of Capitancillos Ridge, South San Jose, and the East Bay Hills in the distance, as seen looking northeast from high on Kennedy Trail
Feb 24, 2017 near Lexingt…, CA
Mt. Umunhum in the distance on the left, Mt. Thayer closer, on the right, as Kennedy Trail approaches its final climb to end near Mt. El Sombroso in the Santa Cruz Mountains
Feb 24, 2017 near Lexingt…, CA
The Valley of the Heart's Delight (AKA San Jose and its countryside) offers a beautiful scene from the summit of Bald Mountain.
Feb 26, 2017 near Almaden…, CA
This tree marks a popular turnaround point about 2.4 miles into the Kennedy Trail from the northern parking area.
Feb 28, 2017 near Cambria…, CA
Guadalupe Creek Overlook
Sep 28, 2017 near Almaden…, CA
The morning sun sweeping across the mountain.
Oct 27, 2018 near Almaden…, CA