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San Jose, California
Uvas Canyon
Santa Clara County
10:00 AM
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January 28, 2006
Uvas Canyon (Coyote Canyon)
Santa Clara County

The Place

This park is located on the eastern side of the Santa Cruz Mountains. In the winter the park has many spectacular waterfalls. Our hike will begin on the Alec Canyon Trail – where we will view Triple Falls, then back down to the Contour trail – where we will be treated to views of Upper Falls, Black Rock Falls, and Basin Falls. We will then take the “nature walk” along Waterfall Loop. We will have our meeting at Myrtle Flats, continue around the loop, and then hike back to the trailhead. Dogs are permitted on a leash on the trails. Smoking is not allowed on the trails. 4.5 miles, 450 feet elevation gain. Level 2.5.

Getting There

Driving Directions: 85 south exit at Bernal Road west. Left on Santa Teresa to Bailey Avenue, turn right. Turn left on McKean (will turn into Uvas Road). Turn right onto Croy Road; drive slowly (10 miles an hour) through the Swedish Resort of Sveadal to reach the park entrance. Parking fee $5.00. Park at the first lot (by Kevin Anderson Grove) on the right side of the road. Estimated drive time: 45 minutes.

Need to Know

Maps and park information can be found at  Trail Maps/ Park Info

Consider bringing a snack, binoculars, and some newcomers.

Wild Recovery Meetings    |    What to Wear & Bring     |   Trail Maps/ Park Info
What is Wild Recovery?    |    NA Online Resources