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Foothills Preserve Foothills Preserve

Foothills’ 212 acres are located in the Adobe Creek watershed above Hidden Villa Ranch and adjacent to Palo Alto's Foothills Park. Here you'll find a grassy ridgetop surrounded by steep chaparral covered slopes, with oak-madrone woodland in the ravines and on the north facing slopes.

A half-mile trail leads from Page Mill Road to a grassy knoll offering a fine view of the South Bay.

Foothills Preserve


Access is from Page Mill Road, 3.5 miles southwest of 1-280, with parking for two cars at a roadside pullout. The pullout is on the south side and can be identified by a brown pipe gate and wood rail fence. The trail from the road begins at a step-over stile

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