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Mount Madonna County Park

7850 Pole Line Rd, Watsonville, CA 95076-8905
+1 408-842-2341
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Yurting at Mount Madonna

We probably picked the coldest weekend in California to stay in one of the yurts. We even had snow... read more

Reviewed January 21, 2018
Luv2hikejulie
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Fremont, California
Very quiet near by getaway.

Great hiking trails that lead around the park and all of the way to Gilroy for the ambitious. They... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2018
Tim T
,
Watsonville, California
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“valley view” (5 reviews)
“hiking trails” (5 reviews)
“running water” (3 reviews)
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7850 Pole Line Rd, Watsonville, CA 95076-8905
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

We probably picked the coldest weekend in California to stay in one of the yurts. We even had snow and hail, it was unbelievable. And cold! The Yurt was very clean and well kept. It slept 8-10 and the one we were in allowed dogs....More

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Reviewed January 3, 2018

Great hiking trails that lead around the park and all of the way to Gilroy for the ambitious. They have many picnic spots that include shelters, picnic tables and BBQ stands. The best part for me is that from east Watsonville I can get there...More

Thank Tim T
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

To think that you can immerse yourself in nature minutes from San Jose... it’s surprising that there are quite a few places like that. Mt. Madonna is one of those places that families can enjoy camping and leave all the tech gadgets behind. BUT I...More

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Reviewed November 3, 2017

My husband and I came here while visiting family in Morgan Hill. The ranger in the front was very helpful. She took her time to map out her suggested trails. We started at the black hawk trail and hiked for about 2 hours. It is...More

Thank Brenda B
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Reviewed November 1, 2017

A neighbor told us about this campsite. It was super easy to get to and hardly anyone there. The campsites were well maintained and the bathrooms OK. We stayed at Valley view 1 site. Our spot was #124 and was private enough (for camping), and...More

Thank frugalshopper
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Reviewed July 24, 2017

Mt. Madonna has been my go-to camping spot for the last 5 years. First, it's only about an hour's drive from San Jose. Also, I can always get a site, and don't have to wait months ahead to go camping. The sites are nice and...More

Thank terryrb2016
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

Great trials thru redwoods and on the east side or the park walk up hills for views of the Santa Clara Valley.There is a small campground, mostly RVs. There is also some history,old mansion site and a small white deer Zoo.Lots of group picnic sites...More

Thank Meg H
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Reviewed July 7, 2017

We camped here in Valley view 2 camp ground site number 205. This is excellent site closed to restroom that helps with kids. Restrooms were cleaned 2 times a day very clean with flush toilets. Showers are bit far and you have to go by...More

Thank Amit J
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Reviewed July 3, 2017

Real nice hiking trails through the redwoods. Red Deer in a compound the kids like. Views of the Monterrey Bay on a clear day from certain Trail overlooks

Thank TravelDocD
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Reviewed June 16, 2017

I live in Connecticut now but was born and raised in Gilroy . Mt Madonna was sort of our home town park. There was big excitement when there was snow (maybe an inch) on Mt. Madonna. My niece got married there. I visited it again...More

Thank David C
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