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Trail Conditions + Closures
The following is a list of trail conditions for specific preserves.
San Mateo County has CLOSED the unpaved section of Alpine Road to ALL use between the Meadow Trail and the Clouds Rest Trail due to a washout. Please follow the detour around the closure using Meadow Trail and Clouds Rest Trail.
El Corte de Madera Creek
The Methuselah Trail, from the Giant Salamander Trail to the South Leaf Trail, is CLOSED to equestrians due to trail damage.
The Toyon Trail seasonal closure sections are being monitored. The southern section and the middle section are OPEN to bicyclists and equestrians.
The Achistaca Trail is OPEN to horses.
The White Oak Trail, Stevens Creek Nature Trail, and Skid Road Trail are OPEN to all use.
The cutover trail from the Preserve parking lot to the Cordilleras Trail is now OPEN.
Purisima Creek Redwoods
The Whittemore Gulch Trail is OPEN to bicyclists and equestrians.
Rancho San Antonio
On Monday May 20, 2013 the paved road from the front entrance sign board to the permit lot will be CLOSED to vehicle and pedestrian traffic, as we are having the road sealed and it will remain closed for twenty four hours to dry. During the closure, public can still access the preserve using the Lower Meadow Trail to detour around the work area. Please see the map for more information.
Following the completion of Phase I in September 2012, Cooley Landing Park is now OPEN.
On Friday, May 3, 2013 the Mindego Hill Trail is closed from 8 am to 4 pm, between Alpine Rd. and the Charquin Trail for road construction..
Closures in Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve (posted 7/22/2011)
Stevens Creek Shoreline Nature Study Area
The adjacent section of the Bay Trail is Open.
The access from Old La Honda Road at Dennis Martin Creek is OPEN to hikers and equestrians.
The Betsy Crowder Trail is OPEN to equestrians.
Other agencies with trails connecting to District landSan Jose Water Company -- Los Gatos Creek Trail
Los Gatos Creek Trail -- Please contactSan Jose Water Company for more information.
Santa Clara County Parks
Santa Clara County Parks and Recreation Department -- Please contact Santa Clara County Parks for County Parks trail information.
Before you visit, please review the Seasonal Trail Closures to learn more about trails that are closed seasonally to ensure visitor safety and protect the trails from damage.
Last updated on: 5/6/2013