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Deep Gulch Trail

 3 votes

Length

1.3 Miles 2.1 Kilometers


Elevation

758' 231 m

Ascent

-8' -2 m

Descent

11%

Avg Grade (6°)

24%

Max Grade (13°)

1,237' 377 m

High

482' 147 m

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A wooded trail that works ints way into the rugged hills of Quicksilver Park.

Joan Pendleton

Overview

Features: Wildlife
Family Friendly: Especially on a hot day, this shady trail can make for a cool alternative to other trails in the park.
Dogs: Leashed

Description

The Deep Gulch Trail starts at the Hacienda entrance to Quicksilver Park. It climbs for a little over a mile to meet up with the English Camp Trail, where Deep Gulch Trail ends.

From its trailhead, Deep Gulch Trail follows the Deep Gulch stream bed for about a mile. Here, the trail is in dense woods, on a steep side of the gulch. It is not quite at the bottom of the gulch, but close to the bottom. Basically, it is a dark, densely wooded trail, without many views.

About a mile from the Deep Gulch Trail trailhead, Deep Gulch Trail crosses the Deep Gulch stream bed and veers right. It then climbs out of the thick woods over its last quarter mile to meet up with the English Camp Trail.

Flora & Fauna

Wooded and brush covered. Deer.

Contacts

Land Manager: Santa Clara County Parks

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Dec 2, 2017
Jason Atkins
Great little hike for an uphill power walk. Might turn this into a running trail. 1.3mi
Apr 30, 2017
Allen Hutchison
Dec 31, 2016
Joan Pendleton

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  3.7 from 3 votes

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This trail is rich with history and has various markers indicating its past use by miners and immigrants. Along the trail, you'll come across old farming tools and at one point, there were a couple of old cars that fell off the trail and had long been abandoned by its owners. These old cars looked to have been from the 1930s and had bullet holes in them, so it's fun to walk by them and wonder! May 29, 2017

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