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Monte Bello Open Space Preserve

Address: Page Mill Road, Palo Alto, CA
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Ranked #13 of 22 Attractions in Palo Alto
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Monte Bello Open Space Preserve is a beautiful place in the mountains. Its also close to San Andreas Earthquake Trail. There are a number of hiking trails. There is a free parking lot to park at while one is hiking.

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Palo Alto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

A gorgeous hike - you can actually see the hills rising above either side of the fault line. Beautiful views. Bring a sweater and water.

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Orange County, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

The Monte Bello Open Space Preserve is a "must do" if visitors to Stanford University and the Silicon Valley have an extra few hours. The park is located at the top of Page Mill Road above Palo Alto, California that can be accessed via car from Page Mill Road; or, for the adventurous, up fire roads from Palo Alto. This... More 

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