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San Jose, California

Hike the Mine Hill Trail Loop

8.2 Miles Total - 1847 ft gain - Loop Trail

Originally added by The Outbound Collective

Mine Hill Trail Loop is an 8.2 mile trail offering expansive views, easily accessible from the Bay Area.

The Mine Hill Trail Loop features beautiful wildflowers in the spring and some wildlife. The trail is used for hikers, trail runners and dog walkers. The hike tours what was once one of the largest mercury-mining operations in the world. 

Photos: J Maughn and Tom Hilton

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Fitness
Running
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Food Nearby
Groups
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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