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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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Remarkable Historical Mining Village.

Great visitors center & museum housed in a historical home, mining village, hiking trails, natural areas, just a delight to visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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60 reviews 60 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Great visitors center & museum housed in a historical home, mining village, hiking trails, natural areas, just a delight to visit.

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San Jose, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Peaceful and serene hikes, some are a little tough, but plenty of other easy ones. There is also a lot of history dating back to the mining days. Good one-day outing for family or solo.

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San Jose, California
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133 reviews 133 reviews
52 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Ok place to hike, lots of possible trails to explore, and some hot springs and history to take in. I would recommend that the trails be better marked - the map provided had trail identification but hard to map it against the actual trails. Not a bad way to spend a morning or afternoon wandering around, hiking, or if you... More 

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California
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104 reviews 104 reviews
15 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

The Almaden Quicksilver County Park is a great place to take children. The docents are very knowledgeable about the history of quicksilver mining and the historic home located there. There are trials to walk, but the are rather steep.

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San Jose, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

There are not many nature trails in the area where dogs are welcome. It was a beautiful winter walk, not many other folks were out. We saw deer, newts, and lots of deer. Watch out for the poison oak, and yes, we came home with ticks. Good thing the dogs had anti-tick meds applied.

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Liberty Township, Indiana
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48 reviews 48 reviews
19 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I wanted to do something "California Healthy", while I was visiting my daughter with my friend in January. Asked her to take me back to Quicksilver (we were there in July). The park used to be an old mine and has been turned into this park with many great trails. I am just getting back into exercising, and my friend... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

the park has many nice trails, some are easy (flat) some are more strenous, but nothing too hard, You can hike the short one about 3 miles or long one 10 miles or more. Some trails allow horse and bicycle riding, The view is nice, there are many shady spots, On a clear day you can see all the way... More 

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Los Gatos
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Remains of mining era building, feeling of total isolation, undeveloped and rustic, some extremely steep trails, not for those who don't enjoy a workout and just want to stroll...

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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I come here often with my dog because I have found it is the best place to hike in San Jose. Great views, and it gets you out of the city. If you take some trails you can see old mining equipment, or a dam, or a river. I enjoy taking my dog and he has a blast there. We... More 

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San Jose, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Just awesome! Our kids and their friends visit the park often. They use the various entrances - so a bit of change of scenery each time. Seeing the deer is exciting and a great experience is going up to view the "dam"

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