San Jose, California
Uvas Canyon County Park
Santa Clara County
Welcome to Uvas Canyon County Park. This lushly wooded park of 1,133 acres, is nestled in upper Uvas Canyon on the eastern side of the Santa Cruz Mountains. This mountain park offers hiking, camping and picnicking opportunities throughout most of the year. Enjoy your visit today and return often to experience the many features of Uvas Canyon County Park.
We will be hiking up to the Knibbs Knob peak where we will have our meeting and snack with the fellowship overlooking vistas of the South Bay. We will meet in the first parking lot after the fee gate on your right.
Level: 3.5 Challenging - Miles: 4.5 - Elevation change: 1600 ft - Host: Mark S.
From San Jose: From Highway 101 south, take Bernal Road west. Turn left on Santa Teresa Blvd. Travel south three miles and turn right onto Bailey Road. Follow Bailey Rd 2.3 miles to McKean Rd. Turn left onto McKean Rd which becomes Uvas Rd. From Bailey Rd travel 6 miles south on McKean/Uvas and turn right onto Croy Road. Continue 4.4 miles on Croy Road, through Sveadal, to reach the Park entrance. Sveadal is a private resort belonging to the Swedish American Patriotic League. Please respect their privacy and drive slowly as you pass through Sveadal.
Travel time from San Jose: Approximately 45 minutes
Parking is 6$
Dogs allowed on Leash