Almaden Lake Park is divided into two sides referred to as the Eastside, which runs parallel to Winfield Boulevard and the Westside of the park along Almaden Expressway. Dogs are not allowed on the Westside of the park as it is considered a wildlife sanctuary and the beach area must remain clean.
Almaden Quicksilver County Park is located at: 21785 Almaden Rd San Jose, CA 95120. Park Office: (408) 268-3883. Almaden Quicksilver County Park is located in south San Jose, in the town of New Almaden. You can reach the New Almaden Quicksilver Mining Museum at (408) 323-1107. The park may be accessed from three areas.
At the time you could ride from downtown San Jose to the park on the Alum Rock Steam Railroad, a ride that cost a quarter. Today, remnants of the railroad bridges can be seen, some of the stone grottos that contain mineral springs are still accessible, but now the charms of the park focus on nature, wildlife, and hiking.
Alviso Marina County Park is located at: 1195 Hope St San Jose, CA 95002. Park Office: (408) 262-6980. Directions. From Highway 880: Take Highway 237 (Alviso-Milpitas Road) west to North First Street exit. Turn right on North First Street (which becomes North Taylor); turn right on Gold Street, left on Elizabeth Street and right on Hope Street.
Emma Prusch Farm Park This farm and park is home to San José's largest barn where 4H livestock projects are housed; animals vary throughout the year so keep coming back to see what is around. The park also features robust community gardens, a rare historic fruit orchard, and acres of open grass perfect for picnicking, kite flying, games and relaxing.
I enjoy hiking at the Fremont Older Open Space Preserve more than the San Antonio Open Space Preserve! This place is a gr10 place to hike. The main trails are usually pretty wide, which I appreciate. The main trails are usually pretty wide, which I appreciate.
Hakone Gardens One of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s premier sites and 100 years old, Hakone is one of the oldest Japanese estate, retreat and gardens in the Western Hemisphere. Hakone has also been on the National Register of Historic Places since 2013. 18 acres of magnificent beauty is nestled in the verdant hills of Saratoga overlooking Silicon Valley.
Physical Address 1301 Happy Hollow Rd West Lafayette, IN 47906 About This Location Happy Hollow Park is approximately 81 acres in size with 1 mile of paved Trolley Line Trail (hiking) and approximately 1 mile of Footpaths (Salisbury St., Garden, and Rose Street Trails).
Welcome to Hellyer County Park and the Coyote Creek Parkway. This 178 acre urban park is located in the heart of Santa Clara County's regional park system. The Coyote Creek, which meanders through the center of the park, is the focus of the park's natural environment.
The San Jose Heritage Rose Garden is an unexpected jewel in the midst of the urban center of the city. A five-acre rose garden containing 3,500 plants and nearly 3,000 varieties of rare roses. "Unknown" or "found" roses are an important component of a heritage rose garden. These are varieties found in old cemeteries, around old homes, or along country byways.
The City of San José is updating the Kelley Park Master Plan with the goal of creating a unifying wayfinding and circulation plan to tie all the components of Kelley Park together and developing a vision for repurposing underutilized areas including Old Kelley House and orchard areas.
The reservoir feeds Los Gatos Creek, which merges with the Guadalupe River in downtown San Jose. From there, the river flows to Alviso and out to the San Francisco Bay via the Alviso Slough. See runoff from recent storms flow from Lexington Reservoir to the bay, flooding the Los Gatos Creek trail along the way.
43600 Mission Blvd., Fremont - 900 parking spaces: Info - Daily, year round - 6:00am - 10:00pm Park OPEN at Stanford Ave. Entrance/Parking Lot and Adjoining Park Area - 43 parking spaces: Info-Dec 23 - Mar 31 6:30am - 8:00pm - Apr 1 - Dec 22 6:30am - 9:00pm No Public Access to Mission Peak from Mill Creek Road. Hours are strictly enforced.
Montalvo also presents a wide array of public festivals, arts classes for all ages, literary events and more. The historic Villa is open to the public by appointment only—please call the Box Office at 408-961-5858 to arrange a tour. Also, for more than 50 years, Montalvo has been the Bay Area’s preferred rental location.
Mount Hamilton is a mountain in California's Diablo Range, in Santa Clara County, California. Mount Hamilton, at 4,265 feet (1,300 m) is a mountain overlooking Santa Clara Valley and is the site of Lick Observatory, the World's first permanently occupied mountain-top observatory.
Mount Umunhum, in the Sierra Azul range, is one of the highest peaks in the Santa Cruz Mountains at an elevation of 3,486 feet. From its spectacular summit, visitors can experience 360-degree views from the Pacific Ocean all the way to the Sierra Nevada.
New almaden New Almaden Nestled in a canyon eleven miles south of San Jose between the Pueblo Hills and the spurs of the Santa Cruz Mountains sits the tiny village of New Almaden, the once world famous quicksilver mining community that evolved on Jose Reyes Berreyesa's Rancho San Vicente during the early 1850s.
Rose Varieties San José's Municipal Rose Garden is also home to newly hybridized rose and new rose varieties. In fact, the All-American Rose Selections, a national independent rating organization sends the new varieties to the Garden for testing before release to the general public.
The Rotary PlayGarden provides an inclusive place to play for all children and their families, with a focus on children with special needs. The resulting PlayGarden design incorporates standard play elements and adds adaptive swings, a wheelchair-accessible merry go round, kinetic art, sensory experiences, and much more.
The Garden was championed by early members of the Santa Clara County Rose Society, and on November 20, 1927, the San José City Council voted to set aside 5 1/2 acres of an 11–acre tract of land at Naglee and Dana Avenues just outside of downtown San José and the Rose Society pledged to provide roses for the Garden.
The San Jose Museum of Art is a distinguished museum of modern and contemporary art and a lively center of arts activity in Silicon Valley. The leading institution in the area dedicated to the art of our time, SJMA is committed to providing access for its extraordinarily diverse populations and to pioneering new approaches to interpretation.
Santa Clara Station is served by Caltrain which provides service to Gilroy, San Jose, Silicon Valley, San Francisco Airport and San Francisco, the Altamont Corridor Express commuter rail line which provides services to Stockton, and Amtrak which provides service to Sacramento and Oakland.
West of Stevens Creek near the Bay is Shoreline at Mountain View. Shoreline at Mountain View Park is a beautiful 700-acre park with a saltwater lake, golf course, rolling grassy hills, and bay trails. It's hard to believe it was built on mountains of trash. For 13 years, starting in 1968, 500 acres ...
Just south of the Town of Los Gatos, on the east side of the Lexington Reservoir, sits Sierra Azul, the District's southernmost open space preserve. Translated Sierra Azul means "Blue Range." Encompassing more than 18,000 acres, this is the District's largest Preserve.
Stevens Creek County Park is located at: 11401 Stevens Canyon Rd Cupertino, CA 95014. Park Office: (408) 867-3654. Stevens Creek County Park is located along Stevens Canyon Road and Mt. Eden Road in the foothills between Saratoga and Cupertino. To access the park from Cupertino, take Interstate Highway 280 to Foothill Expressway.
A year-round program of exhibits, education programs and special events that inspire the next generation to use technology to tackle global challenges. The theme for The Tech for Global Good’s inaugural year is Technology and Health, and an exhibit featuring five innovative organizations in this field can be seen on the Upper Level.
The world famous Winchester Mystery House™ in San Jose, California, is an extravagant maze of Victorian craftsmanship - marvelous, baffling, eerily eccentric, and undeniably, haunted. Wander through 110 of the 160 rooms of this Victorian mansion, designed and built by the Winchester Rifle heiress Sarah Winchester.