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Los Gatos Creek County Park Master Plan

Published on: 10/24/2013 10:20 AM
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​On November 19, 2002, the County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the Los Gatos Creek Master Plan. The planning process which led to this document, was sponsored by the County of Santa Clara Parks and Recreation Department and the City of Campbell, and partnered with Santa Clara Valley Water District.  Prior to the Board’s approval, the Campbell City Council endorsed the Master Plan.  The combined action of the Board of Supervisors and City Council completed the planning process which began in the fall of 2001 with the City Council’s approval of an agreement for the joint preparation of a Master Plan for Los Gatos Creek County Park.​
 
View/Download the approved final Los Gatos Creek Master Plan (November 19, 2002).

Since its approval, projects identified in the Master Plan have been implemented and include development of the Off-leash Dog Park, improvements to the main park area, and improvements to portions of Los Gatos Creek Trail which runs through the Park.
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Background

Los Gatos Creek County Park is located in the City of Campbell between the city of San Jose and town of Los Gatos and adjacent to Los Gatos Creek and State Highway 17.  The 147-acre Park consists of approximately 10 acres of land owned by the County and approximately 137 acres, primarily percolation ponds, owned by the Santa Clara Valley Water District and leased to the County for recreation purposes.  Recreation facilities within the Park included fly-casting ponds operated under a lease agreement, picnic areas, group picnic shelter, paths, turf areas, and portions of Los Gatos Creek Trail.

Los Gatos Creek County Park has been described as a quiet oasis amid an urbanized landscape, a place to go for peaceful activities, to walk, to bird watch, to fish...
 
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