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This information is updated as needed when trails are opened or closed, or when there is scheduled trail maintenance.

Trail conditions can vary depending on the time of year, the impact of rain and storms, construction and maintenance and other occurrences. Please be aware that trail closures may change from day to day without notice, based on changing weather conditions. During winter storm season high waters can make creek crossings hazardous, so plan your outing accordingly. 

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 Giant Salamander Trail is CLOSED to all use due to bridge/trail damage, unsafe conditions
Date updated: Friday, February 22, 2019 - 8:30am

Fremont Older

  • The southern section of Toyon Trail is CLOSED to all use due to storm damage.
  • Toyon Trail is CLOSED to bicycles and equestrians due to wet trail conditions.
  • Wedding Trail is CLOSED to all use due to storm damage.
  • Vista Loop Trail is CLOSED to all use between the Fern Trail and the Look Out Trail due to storm damage. 
Date updated: Friday, March 8, 2019 - 2:00pm

La Honda Creek

  • The Folger Ranch Loop Trail is CLOSED to hikers and equestrians.
Date updated: Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 11:00am

Long Ridge

  • Long Ridge is currently accessible via Highway 9 due to a road closure on Hwy 35/Skyline Blvd.
  • The Achistaca Trail is CLOSED to equestrians.
  • The Peters Creek Trail, Long Ridge Trail, and Chestnut Trail are CLOSED to bicycles and equestrians.
Date updated: Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 9:15am

Monte Bello

 

  • The Stevens Creek Nature Trail is now OPEN as construction has concluded for the season.  Construction is anticipated to resume in Spring of 2019.  Check back for trail closure updates.
  • White Oak Trail and Skid Road are CLOSED to bicycles and equestrians.
Date updated: Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 12:30pm

Purisima Creek Redwoods

  • Whittemore Gulch Trail is CLOSED to bikes and equestrians.

Date updated: Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 8:30am

Rancho San Antonio

  • Quarry Trail is CLOSED to equestrians due to wet trail conditions.
  • Hammond-Snyder Trail is CLOSED to equestrians due to wet trail conditions.
  • A portion of the Hammond-Snyder Trail is CLOSED, due to construction by the Santa Clara Valley Water District. The CLOSED segment of trail is marked in RED on the map below.
    A portion of the Hammond-Snyder trail is closed during SCVWD construction.
Date updated: Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 10:30am

Saratoga Gap

  • Saratoga Gap is only accessible via Highway 9 due to a road closure on Hwy 35/Skyline Blvd.
Date updated: Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 4:15pm

Sierra Azul

  • The area surrounding the base of the Mount Umunhum radar tower and pathways leading to the radar tower is CLOSED to public access at this time. More info.
  • Additional closed areas within Sierra Azul Preserve are shown on the Preserve map.
Date updated: Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 11:15am

Skyline Ridge

  • Skyline Ridge is currently accessible only via Page Mill Road due to a road closure on Hwy 35/Skyline Blvd. 
  • A section of the Horseshoe Lake Loop Trail between the equestrian parking lot and the picnic table area is closed temporarily due to wildlife activity.  The closed section is shown below.
Date updated: Monday, February 25, 2019 - 1:45pm

Windy Hill

  • The Betsy Crowder Trail is CLOSED to equestrians.
  • The Lost Trail, Hamms Gulch Trail, and Razorback Ridge Trail are CLOSED to equestrians.
Date updated: Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 12:30pm