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This used to be someone's house, which was donated to the city, so big and has hiking trails in the back and concert venue. I wish they had a cafe to take a break and enjoy big trees, but I don't ask too much.. I think parking is free but limited (no admission fee). That's…
A beautiful place to hike, with a small garden on the grounds. Go up the trail for beautiful views of the South Bay.
The outdoor arena seats approximately 1200 people - give or take 200. They used to host really wonderful jazz concerts here but then decided to make it a haven for "artists". We ceased our membership as it was no longer what we were looking for. Beautiful setting though.
Whenever we want somewhere relaxing in nature we come here. The only issue is that the hiking trails and grounds can get crowded on weekends. But the spectrum of formal gardens, exotic cacti, redwoods and mountain hiking, and formal mansion where events are held, makes this a…
We made a quick stop to wander thru the grounds and view the sculptures and architecture. Defiantly a wonderful place to re-visit.