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Los Gatos Creek Trail

San Jose, CA
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A trail with a little something for everyone.

We have a hiking-walking group that when there is the possibility of inclement weather we walk the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Dennis D
We love this trail

This trail is a great nature trail for a good walk, and long enough if you want to go for a solid... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jhuelman
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San Jose, California
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Paved trail great for running: cuts through parks, ponds, and downtown Los Gatos.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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"vasona park"
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"downtown campbell"
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"ride your bike"
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"nice place to hike"
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"great run"
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"water flowing"
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"miles round trip"
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"weekend mornings"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"dog park"
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"county park"
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"leisurely walk"
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"enjoy nature"
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"great exercise"
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"bring water"
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"south san jose"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We have a hiking-walking group that when there is the possibility of inclement weather we walk the Los Gatos Creek Trail. If you start at Old Town and go through the tunnel to the lower level there are two choices. To the right you go...More

Thank Dennis D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This trail is a great nature trail for a good walk, and long enough if you want to go for a solid hike as well.

Thank jhuelman
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to start jogging up to vasona lake and further. There is a small parking as well so it's convenient to just drive, drop the car and start running (or walking) right away. the trail is sometimes very busy with runners/walkers/bikers, you would have...More

Thank jmjunique
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good for walks and family picnics. Be aware that large Goose population takes over some areas in June/July and they are naturally protective of their young.

Thank Helen M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Paved trail from near downtown San Jose, up through Vasona Reservoir and up to down town Los Gatos, well maintained dirt trail up to Lexington Reservior. Great for walking, running, strollers and bicycles

Thank Nathan R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've biked on this trail countless times. It stretches from Willow Glen to the Lexington Reservoir and I definitely recommend giving it a try! It also weaves through Vasona Lake Park, which is quite scenic. A majority of the trail is paved and perfect for...More

1  Thank Marc W
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

A good long stretch for long walks and runs. Connects two lakes with a dam. Lots of birds and trees. It is really pleasant especially if you come early in the morning. There is parking for $. There are picnic tables, which can be reserved...More

Thank Ven Y
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

I've never ridden the Los Gatos Creek Trail before. Seeing water flowing along the creek and people fishing is a big contrast to the dry, hot summer weather. The water in the ponds is clear and you can see the bottom of the pond in...More

Thank MaribeaB
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Very safe hiking trail close enough to the city. Beautiful scenery . Family friendly and easy walk trail and hiking .

Thank Gina P
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

This is a very nice trail, paved and with just a slight rise in elevation towards Los Gatos. If you start at Campbell Park (near downtown Campbell), you can walk in mostly shade on one side of the creek all the way to the waterfall...More

Thank paul22luap
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Astral W
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Response from David O | Reviewed this property |
yes it is open to all.
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RosyGarcia
28 June 2016|
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Response from John G | Reviewed this property |
You do need one if you fish in the lake.
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