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Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve

#1 of 4 things to do in Los Altos Hills Features Animals
22500 Cristo Rey Dr, Los Altos Hills, CA
+1 650-691-1200
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Hidden gem in Silicon Valley

Rancho San Antonio is a true hiker’s paradise right in the center of the hustle and bustle of... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Charles C
Mountain View, California
One of the Bay Area's Best Hiking Spots!!

I have been hiking in the Bay Area for years and Rancho San Antonio remains my #1 place to hike... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
Fred L
San Jose, California
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22500 Cristo Rey Dr, Los Altos Hills, CA
+1 650-691-1200
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

Rancho San Antonio is a true hiker’s paradise right in the center of the hustle and bustle of Silicon Valley! It’s huge, just under 4,000 acres with 24 miles of hiking trails. The Open Space Preserve supplies a detailed map of all the trails, get...More

2  Thank Charles C
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I have been hiking in the Bay Area for years and Rancho San Antonio remains my #1 place to hike. They have 3 parking areas but they can fill up on weekends and holidays causing you to have to wait for people to leave. There...More

Thank Fred L
Reviewed 5 November 2016

One of the few amazing parks all over US where you can either hike, run, BBQ, play tennis, visit a farm and get lost in the wildness of nature. This is my regular running path and it feels so good to smell the eucalyptus leafs...More

Thank Hellanodikai
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Nice view as reward when you hiking up to the top of the hill. Some part of the path is a bit hilly but not very difficult

Thank Sam T
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I'm almost afraid to write this as parking on the weekend is already tough, but this is my favorite place to hike in the bay area. There are many different trails depending on how far you want to hike. There are a lot of trees,...More

1  Thank kristinmac123
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Watch out for the poison oak, it is all around! There are several trails to choose from, most of them are easy to moderate. If you want a workout take the Highline Trail, it is a continuous ascent and will take you to the top...More

1  Thank Miriam S
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Amazing place for a relaxing walk in the nature at a 5 min drive from Sunnyvale. Can get a bit crowded during the weekend...

Thank Bogdan D
Reviewed 12 April 2016

In my 6 months stay in Bay Area, I have visited this place 4 times already. I simply love this place and nature at an offering..! There is picnic area and deer farm, which could be enjoyed by families and toddlers. There are various trails...More

Thank Dhananjay P
Reviewed 15 March 2016

It's a great place for nature lovers who hike on the 24 miles of hiking trails, enjoy the views and visit the zoo. Local residents bring their children to walk and visit the zoo. The zoo has pigs, goats and 1 cow. You also see...More

Thank vkmo2015
Reviewed 7 March 2016

If you want to do long distance trail or OCR training, this is the place to do it! Many trails going from sea level to ~2950 feet with breathtaking views and many trails to choose from. You definitely want to use a map as it's...More

Thank Rhett L
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Are dogs allowed
23 August 2016|
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Response from Rhett L | Reviewed this property |
No, dogs are not allowed. Horses are allowed along with walkers, hikers, and runners. No bikes either. It does get very crowded from sun rise to mid afternoon most days.