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Ticked off, but wont be returning

Plenty of reviews say there is not much to look at, but despite that we opted to visit. And guess... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
Livesbythec
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Devon, United Kingdom
Story interesting, not much to see

Very short round trail. Interesting story on the earthquakes and related nature phenomena. But not... read more

Reviewed December 29, 2016
Ivo L
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Jul 28, 2018
“Ticked off, but wont be returning”
Jul 31, 2017
“Great trip”
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Reviewed July 28, 2018

Plenty of reviews say there is not much to look at, but despite that we opted to visit. And guess what, there wasn't much to look at. There is a helpful leaflet that can be picked up from the parking lot, and it does contain...More

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Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

Awesome stay!!! Great sight!!! Love this place and will definitely be back next year!!! Thanks to everyone who made this experience grand!!!

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Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

Very short round trail. Interesting story on the earthquakes and related nature phenomena. But not really much to see about it. Especially not for young kids

Thank Ivo L
Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Beware that at the indicated location you will find an information office, not actually a trail. the nearest trail is approx 7 miles away. it is the Rancho San Antonio Park south of Cupertino, you might want to go there straight away. the information provided...More

1  Thank Reinhard N
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

It's located in the Los Trancos Open Space Preserve, and fellow TripAdvisor member Austrian01 below did a very detailed description below I believe I do not need to repeat here. It's a relatively shorter and easier trail than the others in the area but carry...More

1  Thank Sitie
Reviewed April 25, 2016

This is a short hike, partly in sun and partly in shade, that has interesting earthquake features that are quite visible. Markers along the way point out the items of interest. This is not a hike if you are hoping for lots of exercise, but...More

1  Thank Pizzalovingmom
Reviewed February 24, 2016

We were there with our kid around 4pm. We finished the hike and returned home before dark. It was a easy hike. We have a nice, short, relaxed walk. Learn a few things about earth quakes and how to identify fault line patterns. Slopes parallel...More

2  Thank ILoveHotSpring
Reviewed October 16, 2015

Visited this area fascinated by the presence of the San Andreas fault line. After a 40 minute hike I reached the fence that was moved by the fault. I was not impressed that much. In general, it's a nice hike, but do not expect something...More

2  Thank Stedisoft
Reviewed September 7, 2014

We spent a weekend in Palm Springs and did not have too much time. So we asked the Visitor Centre how to get there. There they just gave us a indicative description of the road (normally we got always better support in the VC's). They...More

2  Thank Giorgio C
Reviewed August 8, 2014

The San Andreas Earthquake Trail is in the Los Trancos Open Reserve; it is near Page Mill Road and Skyline Blvd. The earthquake trail is located there. It is a nice open space and a place where one can see the earthquake fault. Its nice...More

2  Thank mini
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