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Published on: 5/28/2014 2:32 PM
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

Anderson Lake County Park

  • Anderson Reservoir
    Anderson Reservoir will be closing due to low water levels on Oct. 15, 2014.

Coyote Lake-Harvey Bear Ranch

  • Coyote Reservoir
    Coyote Reservoir will close on August 4, 2014 (perhaps sooner) due to low water level. This reservoir is closed to boating.

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.

  • Well pumps at Mt Madonna
    The well pumps at Mt Madonna shut down this morning due to low water levels. Showers will be turned off until water supply improves.


  • Summit Rock

    Summit Rock will be open to all September 1, 2014 through January 11, 2015 on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. No permits required.

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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