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Los Gatos Creek Trail

San Jose, CA
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Excellent bike trail!

I've biked on this trail countless times. It stretches from Willow Glen to the Lexington Reservoir... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marc W
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San Jose, California
Super cool place for walking and running

A good long stretch for long walks and runs. Connects two lakes with a dam. Lots of birds and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ven Y
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San Jose, California
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Paved trail great for running: cuts through parks, ponds, and downtown Los Gatos.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • 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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"dog park"
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"great run"
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"always felt safe"
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"miles round trip"
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"weekend mornings"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"county park"
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"leisurely walk"
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"great exercise"
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Reviewed 1 week 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

Thank Marc W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Trail is well paved around the lake at Vasona Park. You can see many types of water fowl. Great place for family picnics!

Thank Felisa I
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The LGC Trail is one of my favorite courses to train for all distance foot races. It's serene, rarely crowded and is close to shops and restaurants after a hardy workout. I feel safe running there alone or with friends. It's a perfect venue for...More

Thank Angie Y
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plan to walk or run this trail with an hour or more of time. It is pretty long, and has a couple side trails you can try which can extend your hike to a half day for instance. It is a great trail to hike...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Los Gatos is one of the nicest towns in the entire Bay Area and the Los Gatos Creek Trail winds through the valley leading up into the heart of Los Gatos starting in the town of Campbell. Because the trail follows the Los Gatos Creek,...More

2  Thank Bret W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love strolling this trail. Very peaceful. Just watch for the bikes! They seem to sneak up and whiz by

1  Thank mjvrmp
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Response from David O | Reviewed this property |
yes it is open to all.
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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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