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Published on: 5/28/2014 2:32 PM
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The following areas are closed. For temporary trail closure information due to wet weather, please call (408) 355-2200, press 7.  View here for more information about trail closures and why they are necessary in wet weather.
 
If you'd like to report a problem, please call (408) 355-2215 or email parkinfo@prk.sccgov.org.
 

Coyote Lake-Harvey Bear Ranch

  • Coyote Lake Harvey Bear Ranch County Park
    A new automatic gate is scheduled to be installed at the Harvey Bear entrance to the park beginning July 7. During this time all traffic will be diverted to a temporary entrance east of the main entrance. Detour signs are posted. Estimated completion time is August 31.
  • Coyote Reservoir
    Coyote Reservoir will close on August 4, 2014 (perhaps sooner) due to low water level.

Lexington Reservoir

  • Lexington Reservoir
    Lexington Reservoir is closed due to low water level.

Mt. Madonna

  • Blackhawk Trail

    The Blackhawk Trail from Contour to Ridge Trail is closed permanently to all users due to erosion. Call (408) 842-2341 for more information.

Sanborn

  • Summit Rock
    Summit Rock will be closed every day from January 13, 2014 through September 2014.

County Reservoirs

Beginning October 15 through April 14 (8am to 1/2 hour before sunset):


  • Coyote Lake, Lexington and Stevens Creek will be closed to all boating.
  • Anderson Reservoir and Calero Reservoir will be open to all boating on a staggered 5 day a week schedule if water levels permit.
  • All other reservoirs and bodies of water are closed indefinitely to boating (including model boats) - those are Almaden, Chesbro, Sandy Wool, Cottonwood, Grant, Guadalupe, Uvas, and Vasona.
Check our website or call (408) 779-3634 before you travel to make sure your reservoir of choice is open.

For the safety and protection of all park visitors, please adhere to the following trail etiquette guidelines:

Stay on Designated Trails:
Remain on posted trails only. Trails may be closed due to poor conditions or sensitive environmental concerns.

Be Considerate:
Keep speeds at a safe pace. Yield to faster trail users. Use particular care when passing children and senior citizens. Respect everyone's right to use the trail.

Be Aware of Conditions:
Riding (even on open trails) when conditions are poor, such as shortly after a rain, may cause trail damage.

Plan Ahead:
Know your equipment, your ability and where you are going. Carry necessary supplies for changes in weather or other conditions.
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