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October 21, 2006
Rancho Canada Del Oro
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October 21, 2006
Rancho Canada Del Oro 
 Santa Clara County



The Place

        Tucked into the western foothills of Santa Clara County, Rancho Canada del Oro Open Space Preserve boasts beautiful oak woodlands, native grassland areas, and spectacular scenic views. The Longwall Canyon Trail and Bald Peaks Trail both offer views of Mt. Hamilton and the Diablo Mtn. Range, and views stretch to the Santa Clara Valley Floor.

This extraordinary enviroment offers visitors the chance to discover the quietness of the foothills, enjoy panoramic vistas, and observe a diverse array of plant and animal species.






Getting There

        DIRECTIONS:  Drive south on Highway 85 or Blossom Hill to Almaden Expressway, turn right at the end of Almaden Expressway on Harry, turn left at McKean Road, go past Calero Reservoir and Calero County Park entrances, then turn right on Casa Loma. Follow Casa Loma into the preserve parking lot.

Drive Time 30 Minutes Free Parking - Dogs Not Allowed

 



Walking the Walk

        (Level 3.5 - Miles: 8.5 - Elevation 1100')  At the trail head, take the main trail, and turn left on Serpentine Trail to Longwall Canyon Trail, then continue on Bald Peak Trail, and pass the Serpentine Trail shortcut (cut-off) to continue the Serpentine loop trail back to the starting point.

 

Know Before You Go

Drive Time 30 Minutes Free Parking - Dogs Not Allowed

Download PDF Trail Map: Trail Map of Rancho Canada Del Oro

 



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