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Fremont Older Open Space Preserve

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22898 Prospect Rd, Saratoga, CA 95070-6545
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Great Views on Seven Springs Hike

We did a late morning hike with our dog on a sunny June day. The weather was warm, but the trail... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
MysteryBell
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San Jose, California
A great local hike

Fremont Older is a great local hike in the Saratoga/Cupertino area. There are switchbacks at the... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Karen B
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Saratoga, California
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22898 Prospect Rd, Saratoga, CA 95070-6545
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

We did a late morning hike with our dog on a sunny June day. The weather was warm, but the trail was dotted with shady areas along the way. We stopped at numerous points to admire the views. Near the highest point of the trail...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Fremont Older is a great local hike in the Saratoga/Cupertino area. There are switchbacks at the start, then it levels off a bit then you climb again to get to the summit. There is a bench at the summit. You will get views all the...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Fremont Older is a great place for a walk or a moderate hike. The trails are broad and easy to walk on and depending on choice, they can be scenic. On the weekends it can be crowded and finding a parking place can be difficult....More

Thank fmarsdep
Reviewed 25 March 2017

I go here because it's a nice hilly hike close to home and dogs are allowed. It can be hard to find parking at certain times and the upper parts are not shady. There are hikes of all lengths, including 6 miles round trip to...More

Thank food_nut
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Fremont Older has a wide variety of hikes available and has several access points for beginning these hikes. I am most familiar with starting up behind the Garrod Farms/ stabling area (which is fun as a destination itself). The trails range from 3 miles to...More

Thank stclarapet
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Went there for a short hike with kids under age 7. Its an easy hike with some nice vantage points. Right off prospect road, easy access

Thank Manu S
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Fremont Older is a great place for relatively short hikes with good wild life and bird watching. Coyotes and bob cats can be seen usually early mornings. I saw a mountain lion in 2001 Weekdays are the best time for hiking because the mountain bikes...More

Thank Martin C
Reviewed 17 October 2016

It's a wonderful place to hike. It's also dog friendly ON a leash. I've been here many times in different months so the scenery changes accordingly. Paths are pretty well marked. Some are more strenuous than others. It's really a lovely area for hiking or...More

Thank dorothy1940
Reviewed 18 September 2016

very popular and small parking lot, so you may have to wait, but usually not for long great view of the city, shared by mountain bikes and pets some shady, some not, many different trails

Thank SiliconGuy101
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great place to hike on a cool or cloudy day as Fremont Older is primarily a meadowland/chaparral with little tree cover. You can find hikes here from 1 hour to all day if you extend into the Stevens Creek Dam area or over to Picchetti...More

Thank lsallen1
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