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Published on: 2/10/2016 1:50 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

Chesbro Reservoir

  • Chesbro Reservoir County Park
    ​Closed to boating.

Coyote Creek Parkway

  • The Coyote Creek Trail
    There will be delays along the Coyote Creek Trail due to contractors repainting the trail now through May 27.

Joseph D. Grant

  • Joseph D. Grant County Park

    All of Grant south of Mt. Hamilton Road including trails will be closed to the public on June 7-9 for a controlled burn. The north side will remain open except for the Grant Lake Parking Lot, which will be closed as part of the operation on June 8-9 for equipment staging.

Lexington Reservoir

  • Lexington Reservoir
    Non- power boating will reopen on April 15, 2016.​​​

Mt. Madonna

  • Blackhawk Canyon Trail
    Blackhawk Canyon Trail is currently closed. The trail work planned for 2016 is a continuation of the road to trail conversion implemented on the Blackhawk Canyon Trail in 2015. Anticipated opening of the Blackhawk Canyon Trail is September 2016.


  • Summit Rock

    Summit Rock is CLOSED until September 2nd, 2016.

Stevens Creek

  • Stevens Creek Reservoir

    Boating will reopen on April 15, 2016


County Reservoirs

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

  • Anderson and Lexington Reservoirs Closed to Boating​.
  • Calero and Coyote Lake Reservoirs are open 7 days a week for power boating and Stevens Creek Reservoir is open weekends only for non-power boating.​
  • 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) 355-2200 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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