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Published on: 10/14/2016 8:42 AM
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

Almaden Quicksilver County Park

  • Almaden Quicksilver County Park
    ​Due to construction of restoration improvements in the Senador Mine Watershed area the Senador Mine trail will be closed from July 11 through October during restoration improvements.  Entrance from McAbee Road will direct hikers, bicyclists and equestrian riders to Mine Hill Trail, Guadalupe Trail, and New Almaden Trail.  Detour signs will be posted at key locations along these trails.  In addition, Mine Hill Trail will be closed on designated weekdays during truck hauling operations. Please call the trail hotline for the most current information regarding closures at 408-355-2200. View trail closure map.

    • Senador Trail, New Almaden Trail from Senador to Guadalupe will all be closed to public access during the week until October.
    • Mine Hill Trail from McAbee to Castillero & Hidalgo will be closed during the weekdays to any public access along with any trails that connect to Mine Hill along that route.

Anderson Lake County Park

  • Anderson Lake
    As of Sept. 16, 2016, Anderson Reservoir is closed due to low water level.

Chesbro Reservoir County Park

  • Chesbro Reservoir County Park
    ​Closed to boating.

Lexington Reservoir County Park

  • Lexington Reservoir will only be open to non-power boating on weekends and holidays. Hand launch only. Beginning October 15, 2016.

Mt. Madonna County Park

  • 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.

Stevens Creek County Park

  • Stevens Creek Reservoir will close to all boating on October 15, 2016


Uvas Canyon County Park

  • Knibbs Knob Trail will remain closed until the trail can be rehabilitated.


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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