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Best hikes south of Silicon Valley

Great treks in the hills beyond the southern border of San Jose, California
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Overview :  These are excellent nearby hikes if you're in San Jose on business and you've got a free day or afternoon before your flight. A quick ... more »

Tips:  Don't forget your sunscreen: these hills are very sunny.

It may be too hot to hike here in the summer unless you get off to a very... more »

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Calero County Park, California, United States
Rating: 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Strenuous
Length: 8.6 miles
Duration: Half day
Hikers and equestrians get the view from on high at this park south of San Jose, California
San Jose, California, United States
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 4.2 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
Get a nice workout in on this trail in San Jose's popular Santa Teresa County Park
Almaden Quicksilver County Park, California, United States
Rating: 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Strenuous
Length: 6.9 miles
Duration: Half day
Remnants of San Jose's mercury mining history lie in the hills of Almaden Quicksilver Park.
San Jose, California, United States
Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 2.6 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
One of the best wildflower hikes in San Jose, California, is on this twisty trail at the southern edge of the city
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Morgan Hill, California, United States
Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 1 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
The best easy hike south of California's Silicon Valley.