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Almaden Quicksilver County Park

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Address: At the corner of McAbee Road and Camden Avenue, San Jose, CA 95120
Phone Number: +1 408 358 3741 x131
Activities: Running
Description: Park featuring 29 miles of well marked woodland trails.

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Beautiful Park! its good for people who loves hiking! if you are accompanying pets then be watching them! lots of ticks around!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Beautiful Park! its good for people who loves hiking! if you are accompanying pets then be watching them! lots of ticks around!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

There are a few access points to enter this park. The closest is located just a few miles from the freeway off Almaden Expressway, tucked away in a residential area. If someone else hadn't taken me there first, I would have never known it was there!? It actually covers a lot of space and has some historical elements to it.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Not all trails are for bicycles or horses. But all trails are open for some great hiking. There is quite a variety of trails, something for all levels of fitness. The Mockingbird & McAbee entrances have either a toilet or port-potty ( i forget which has which ) There are also a couple of other entrances. Be sure to take... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Awesome place to hike. I want to get up the nerve to bike there. I like it that you can choose how many miles to hike (a number of trails are available) and some are steeper than others.

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

There are two hard parts about quicksilver. One is finding a place to park off McAbee and the other is the hill you have to climb if you take the main trail to the right. It is pretty long and a good climb, but once you tackle that, you are on a pretty average hike with a number of ups... More 

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I live nearby and come here often. There are nice easy hikes to do with little kids, as well as longer and more challenging ones for more adventurous hikers. This area gets pretty hot and dry in summer, so bring plenty of water. I personally prefer Mockingbird Hill Ln entrance. The McAbee entrance is also nice, but a bit busier.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If you are a trail runner or day hiker this is a great place. BRING WATER. There is some history along the trails, the trails are hilly. It can get muddy after a rain and REALLY HOT after 10:00 AM in the summer.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

There is little to dislike. This park is set in New Almaden and has some amazing hikes of all difficulties and lengths. The trails are easy to follow and you can do a simple 1 mile loop or something longer. The higher into the mountains and you will come across deserted mining towns. Dress appropriately for hiking and bring water.... More 

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Santa Cruz, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

There are things to see on this hike. You've got great vistas, a cool tunnel, historical buildings, and plenty of hiking options to keep you interested. You WILL see hills, but many/most of the paths are wide so good for strollers.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Parking on the street of a subdivision, easily accessible place to hike. If you want info on the quicksilver mines, you need to go around the other side of the park to visit "Casa Grande". And hike from the Hicks Rd entrance.

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Address: At the corner of McAbee Road and Camden Avenue, San Jose, CA 95120
Phone Number: +1 408 358 3741 x131
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose

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