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San Jose, California
June 1, 2013,
Almaden Quicksilver
Santa Clara County
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The Place

Almaden Quicksilver
Santa Clara County Park
June 1, 2013

Granite Point

Almaden Quicksilver is one of the hidden jewels of the Santa Clara County Park system. It is 4,147 acres, which includes grounds of the 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.

Beach

Walking the Walk


Arch

Walking the Walk

Level: 2.5       Miles: 5       Elevation: 500 ft       Host: Dale R.

Waves

Trail

Directions: To Almaden Quicksilver

Drive 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: 15-25 minutes

Parking

Know Before You Go: Drive Time: 20 Minutes. Parking: Free Dogs Allowed on Leash



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