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San Jose, California

Hike the New Almaden Trail

14.1 Miles Total - 2555 ft gain - Loop Trail

Originally added by The Outbound Collective

The New Almaden Trail is a 14.1 mile loop trail in Almaden Quicksilver County Park, perfect for wildlife viewing.

Dogs are allowed on this trail but must be kept on leash! This route is used by trail runners, mountain bikers, birding expeditions, and nature trips. The trail also happens to be a popular geocaching location. 

The trail offers shade, but bring water and sun protection regardless. 

Photos: J. MaughnKelly and Dawn Ellner

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Fitness
Cycling
Mountain Biking
Running
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Food Nearby
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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