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The Magnificent 7 Challenge Are you ready?

Published on: 10/11/2018 11:41 AM
With 28 regional parks encompassing 52,000 acres, Santa Clara County Parks is full of hidden hiking gems.

Start the new year by getting out of your routine and try a new trail (or seven). We’ve hand picked seven magnificent hiking adventures, all nearby, to get you outside and
experience new terrain and spectacular vistas.

And to entice you to hike the Magnificent 7, a commemorative t-shirt awaits those who complete the #PixInParks challenge!

#PixInParks Challenge - Hike all seven listed trails pictured below and take a photo at the designated spot.

The link under each park photo is to a pdf with directions to find that park’s spot.


Step 1: Take a selfie or group photo

Step 2: Tag your photo with the hashtag #PixInParks, as well as the hashtag for the particular location where the photo was taken (see photos below for where to take your Pix and what hashtags to use).

Step 3: Come into the Santa Clara County Parks and Recreation Administration Office at 298 Garden Hill Drive, Los Gatos, 95032 to receive your T-Shirt during normal business hours (Mon-Fri, 8-5). Be sure to bring your phone or camera with all seven photos, especially if you don’t use Instagram. Click here​ (after you have completed all seven) to submit your information and t-shirt size so we know you are dropping by!​

Deadline to complete the PixInParks Challenge and claim your T-shirt is December 1, 2018.
Follow #PixInParks on Instagram to view awesome gallery!


The Santa Clara County Parks and Recreation Department works continuously to develop  accessible and inclusive facilities, programs and services  in compliance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (‘ADA”). The Department will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs* or activities†.   The Department will make reasonable modifications to policies and programs* to ensure that people with disability have an equal opportunity to enjoy our programs*, services and activities†.   If you need assistance with an ADA request, please contact our ADA Coordinator at​

*Alternate routes for the PixInParks Challenge can be found in the Trial Info/ADA quick link or here​

†View here​ for more information about Accessible Outdoor Activities


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PinInParks T shirt - I hiked the Magnificent SEVEN

Complete all 7 Challenges and get this custom shirt!
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