Rancho San Antonio County Park

Park, Scenic Lookout, and Trail
Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve, Los Altos, CA 94024, United States
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  • Today
    • 4:00 PM–6:00 PM
  • Wed
    • 6:00 AM–7:00 AM
    • 9:00 AM–10:00 AM
    • 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 10:00 AM–11:00 AM
    • 3:00 PM–7:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 6:00 AM–7:00 AM
    • 10:00 AM–1:00 PM
    • 3:00 PM–6:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 7:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 8:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 6:00 AM–7:00 AM
    • 9:00 AM–7:00 PM
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  • Nathan W.

    Great place to get outside for a walk. Parking is tough.

    Nathan Wenzel · March 15
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  • Jaromir V.

    Wonderful running spot!

    Jaromir Vicari · March 3
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  • Craig B.

    Great place to run or hike. It can get crowded

    Craig Blockhus · February 21
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  • Venkatesh H.

    Nice trail. There are trees everywhere which much needed relief from the sun. Parking is a big problem, so try and get there early.

    Venkatesh Hodavdekar · February 14
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  • Jennifer E.

    Great hiking trails and beautiful views from up high. Parking is a challenge though.

    Jennifer Evans · January 25
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  • Paul C.

    Perfect for a morning run. Gets really busy on the weekend.

    Paul Cothenet · January 15
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  • Alyssa B.

    Beautiful place for a hike, but lately it's been hard to find a parking spot.

    Alyssa Bereznak · December 5, 2014
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  • Sven K.

    Great for an easy hike or mountain biking to get out into nature.

    Sven Kohlhaas · November 22, 2014
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  • Sven K.

    Excellent place for an easy hike to get out into the nature!

    Sven Kohlhaas · October 27, 2014
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  • Nikhil D.

    Miles of well-maintained trails for hiking and running with some gorgeous views. Come early, it can get really hot during summer time.

    Nikhil Dandekar · August 2, 2014
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  • Nikhil D.

    Has 4 parking lots, but still couldn't find parking at 6:30 am on a Saturday. There is a residential community next to it, where you can street park

    Nikhil Dandekar · August 2, 2014
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  • Madan A.

    Running Heaven. Love this place.

    Madan Ahluwalia · June 30, 2014
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  • Ken T.

    Hike the PG&E trail early or late, to avoid banking in the sun. 4000 feet cumulative altitude gain.

    Ken Turkowski · June 8, 2014
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  • Westfield V.

    Move over Snakes, it’s the year of the Horse! Race on over to Westfield Valley Fair and celebrate Lunar New Years with fun cultural festivities on 2/8/2014. Read more

    Westfield Valley Fair · February 7, 2014
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  • Venkat V.

    Amazing trails

    Venkat Viswanathan · February 2, 2014
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  • Kristy C.

    On weekends go early, parking sucks

    Kristy Chow · December 30, 2013
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  • @flakitavalente™ 👜

    Great place for a not difficult hike, excellent for kids with bikes! We will go back!

    @flakitavalente™ 👜 · September 2, 2013
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  • David T.

    So beautiful at sunrise.

    David Thompson · August 28, 2013
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  • SELF Magazine

    Just 45 minutes from San Francisco, this preserve has 23 miles of hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails.

    SELF Magazine · August 12, 2013
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  • Bryan G.

    Fantastic views at the top of the trails! Worth the hike! Shaded trails and well maintained.

    Bryan Gardner · July 20, 2013
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  • Gordon G.

    It's a nice hike. Wear comfortable boots or shoes.

    Gordon Garb · July 5, 2013
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  • Andrew H.

    protip: after your run, head to the nearby Trader Joe's for some recovery chocolate milk

    Andrew Hill · July 4, 2013
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  • Marie-Blanche P.

    More animals out when you go early. Spring 2013: new baby goats and calf at deer hollow farm.

    Marie-Blanche Panthou · May 23, 2013
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  • Gaurav A.

    Amazing place. Make sure you dont get lost it can be a little consuing at start

    Gaurav Agarwal · May 4, 2013
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  • Jill W.

    Get here before 8am on the weekend . Parking is always difficult here.

    Jill Weaver · March 23, 2013
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  • Greg M.

    Hike in winter to avoid rattlesnakes.

    Greg Monaghan · January 27, 2013
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  • Tom C.

    Go on the new Quarry Trail at the peak of PG&E trail to get access to Black Mountain.

    Tom Cheng · December 26, 2012
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  • Katie H.

    Biking paths are limited, most trails don't allow mountain bikes :(

    Katie Hoyt · September 1, 2012
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  • HD L.

    Bought new sneakers? it's not stiff at all.

    HD Lee · January 23, 2012
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  • Chris B.

    Lots of gaggles of turkeys and the deer had very close personal space on the trails today

    Chris Boucher · October 2, 2011
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  • Maria Lorena P.

    Bring repellent

    Maria Lorena Puente de Andrade · September 17, 2011
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  • Shauna H.

    Great hiking/trail running spot.

    Shauna Harrison · August 15, 2011
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  • Edison T.

    love the PG&E trail, great workout, great views, only bad thing is the buzzing of the power lines.

    Edison Tran · July 23, 2011
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  • Keith W.

    The only thing you need to know about Mountain Lions: Hike with someone SLOWER THAN YOU!

    Keith Warner · May 20, 2011
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  • Jessica W.

    Running the PG&E Trail is not for the weak of heart!

    Jessica Williamsen · January 31, 2011
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  • Milton D.

    Don't step on the rattlesnakes.

    Milton Dorkenhoff · October 9, 2010
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  • Laurent D.

    Great vista point.

    Laurent Desegur · August 22, 2010
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  • Kathy U.

    On weekends you need to get here before 6:30 am or u won't get a parking spot!!!

    Kathy Underwood · July 3, 2010
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  • Kathy U.

    Bring your water

    Kathy Underwood · May 9, 2010
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  • Kara M.

    Hike to the top of the PGE trail to get an awesome view of the valley and the bay. Takes about 2-3 hours start to finish. Enjoy the wildlife you'll see on your way.

    Kara McCain · January 11, 2010
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  • James

    Fly some planes

    James · January 9, 2010
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  • Christy W.

    One of my most favorite places!!! Great if you're looking for a nice walk with friends or, if you want to challenge yourself, pick a trail and get going! My favorite trail, Upper Wild Cat Trail.

    Christy Weinstein · January 7, 2010
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  • Ben S.

    Looking to get in shape and see some great scenery.. This park is wonderful for hiking and/or trail running. The PG&E trail will take about 3.5 hours and will put your daily calories in a deficit. Read more

    Ben Sykes · December 31, 2009
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  • Frederic B.

    Hiking is good for you. The wildlife is awesome and the air is clean. Be sure to bring large water bottles -- you can refill easily however you want to have some with you....

    Frederic Barthelemy · July 21, 2009
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