Coyote Creek Parkway - Healthy Trail (Easy)

This trip is designated as a "Healthy Trail" by the Santa Clara County Department of Parks and Recreation.

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Trail Info & Highlights
• Paved trail with unpaved shoulder for equestrians throughout most of trail.
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This trip is designated as a "Healthy Trail" by the Santa Clara County Department of Parks and Recreation.

Follow this link to learn more about Healthy Trails and sign up.
 

Trail Info & Highlights
• Paved trail with unpaved shoulder for equestrians throughout most of trail.
• Restrooms, water fountains, and picnic tables at trailhead.
• Walnut (mile 0.5), Eucalyptus (mile 3.3), and Sycamore (mile 5.0) Rest Areas with shade and picnic tables.
• Enjoy sounds of Coyote Creek flowing by on way to San Francisco Bay; watch for wildlife and listen for songs of abundant birds.
• Observe model aircraft flying above while traveling past the Model Aircraft Skypark.
• Look for waterfowl and shore birds around multiple ponds created from abandoned quarry.


Trail Directions
• Start at new Visitor Center and go north on paved trail (equestrians use shoulder).
• Cross bridge over creek, staying to left as you exit bridge on the other side.
• Continue north about 3 miles and cross a second bridge over Coyote Creek.
• Meander through sycamore trees, carefully cross Riverside Drive and continue to Sycamore Rest Area.
• Return via same route.
• Feel free to shorten or lengthen your adventure — any distance will count.


Coyote Creek Parkway
• Parkway’s multiple use trail offers recreational opportunities for equestrians, bicyclists, skaters, bladers and hikers.
• New parking areas, restrooms and visitor center at trailhead.


Photos by Ronald Horii.


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Out and Back

  • Duration Halfday
  • Intensity Easy
  • Length 9.9 Miles
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