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Rancho San Antonio County Park

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Great place for hiking

There are many different trails for hiking, some level and some uphill. Some areas have lots of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Michael K
Hiking Paradise

Rancho San Antonio County Park provides a myriad of choices on trails. Many views, and many things... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cupertino, California
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“deer hollow”(11 reviews)
Park featuring 23 miles of running trails.
Cristo Rey Drive, Cupertino, CA 95014
+1 650-691-1200
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Reviewed 4 days ago

There are many different trails for hiking, some level and some uphill. Some areas have lots of shade.and you can pick a path that is mostly shaded. Undoutbedly this park is popular with hikers. But unfortunately this leads to a parking nightmare on weekends when...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rancho San Antonio County Park provides a myriad of choices on trails. Many views, and many things to see in the way of plants and wildlife. Good areas for all kinds of uses.

Thank rbstrategist2018
Reviewed 11 July 2018

The park has so much to offer - multiple trails of different intensities and elevations, a working mini animal farm, and even a small area for flying model planes and drones. One down side - enough people know about it that there's never enough parking....More

Thank SunitaInSD
Reviewed 25 June 2018

There are easy, medium and long trails of interest plus a farm with cattle, goats, chickens, pigs and a garden prior to hiking trails.

Thank Delores C
Reviewed 25 June 2018

This is my go to place to be in nature in the south bay! I have hiked here hundreds of times over the years and there is a mix of flat and hills and even a small farm with goats, pigs, cows, chickens, rabbits etc....More

Thank Becky C
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a quality hike in the woods with moderate grades, this is a good choice. The views do not compare with most NorCal trails but trail choices and trail lengths are worth a 4 rating. Get there early on weekends and...More

1  Thank MrHCooksForYou
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Can never go wrong here. Any time of day, any time of the year. Shaded trails, open trails, steep hikes, casual walks - you name it - something for everyone. One tip - parking can be a problem, unless you get there by 7 am,...More

1  Thank thebee007
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Across from the Forum in the Santa Cruz mountain is a county park that allows you to escape from the madness of the valley, walk around Coastal Redwoods and see deer and squirrels. So if you can walk 2-4 miles and want to have A...More

2  Thank Campbell2
Reviewed 18 March 2018

There are plenty of trals... just flat all the way, to low level grades to a hill top climb with awesome views.. IN the spring you can hike along side streams.. there are also small farm animals on one trail.. thats why I said, whatever...More

1  Thank Bob R
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Lots of trails to fit different physical levels. Some are more shaded than others. The park opens 15 min before sunrise, and many cars already line up outside. The parking is a serious issue after 9 am.

1  Thank sjc35
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Oren C
15 July 2018|
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Response from Bob R | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty of light till late in the evening during summer...you could plan a trip from anywhere in the bay area, go on a long hike and still get out in time...
Pamela M
3 June 2018|
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Response from coachraman | Reviewed this property |
There are restrooms at the entrance, and porta-potties a mile later at the farm. There are no restrooms on the rest of the trails. Water is available at the start and the farm. There is also water at the top of Black... More
11 August 2016|
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Response from Jon R | Reviewed this property |
The last time I was in the park they were allowed, they of course must be leashed.