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Wild Recovery
San Jose, California
March 12, 2011
Almaden Quicksilver
Santa Clara County
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The Place

Almaden Quicksilver
March 12, 2011
10:00 AM

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Almaden Quicksilver, is one of the jewels of the Santa Clara County Park system it is 4,147 acres that includes the grounds of former mercury ("quicksilver") mines, steep hillsides, cool forests, open meadows, and deep valleys. It borders two long reservoirs and contains several small ponds. It is crisscrossed by trails, including 34.2 miles for hiking.

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Level: 3.5 - Miles: 9 - Elevation change: 900 ft - Host: Jeannie and Robin

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Directions:

From San Jose Take 85 south to Camden Ave. Take Camden south to McAbee Rd, turning right onto McAbee. Follow it just a few short blocks to the end, at Whispering Pines, and park along the neighborhood streets.

Travel time from San Jose: Approximately 20 minutes - Parking: Free - Dogs Allowed on Leash

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Know Before You Go:

Parking is Free
Dogs Allowed on Leash
Dress appropriately, layers are suggested
Restrooms - Only available after the second gate into the Park.

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Where to Meet:

We will meet after the first gate.


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