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Published on: 7/18/2016 11:21 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

  • 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.

    • The Wood Road Trail and parking lot will be closed to all public access on 08/18/16 for the entire day.
    • 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.

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.

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

Boating Season is from April 15th through October 14th

Reservoirs Currently Open to Boating:

  • ​​As of April 15, Calero, Stevens Creek, Anderson and Lexington will be open to boating!
  •  As of July 18, 2016 Coyote Lake is closed due to low water level.

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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