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Published on: 8/9/2018 2:29 PM
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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 email parkinfo@prk.sccgov.org

BURN BAN! Effective immediately, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection CAL FIRE Santa Clara Unit has BANNED all outdoor burning due to extreme fire conditions. 
Effective immediately, the following restrictions will be in effect:

  • No open fires, campfires or charcoal fires will be permitted.
  • Lanterns and portable stoves using gas, jellied petroleum or pressurized liquid fuel and propane or gas fire pits will be permitted.
  • Visitors to campgrounds must clear all flammable material for ten feet in all directions from their camp stove, have a shovel available, and ensure that a responsible person attends the stove always during use.
  • Smoking is prohibited in a County park.        

The parks that are not included in the burn ban are:

  1. ​Ed Levin Picnic Areas
  2. Coyote Creek parkway picnic areas
  3. Hellyer
  4. Martial Cottle Park
  5. Vasona
  6. Los Gatos Creek Park
  7. Calero Launch Ramp (NOT other picnic areas of Calero)
  8. Alviso Marina

                                                                                

Alviso Marina County Park

  • Alviso Slough Trail Closure
    The Alviso Slough Trail will be intermittently closed for levee improvements Monday –Friday from 7:30 am until 5:00 pm. May 2018 -October 2018. If no safety (orange) fencing is present, trail is open.​

Anderson Lake County Park

  • Anderson Reservoir Closing
    ​Anderson Reservoir is closed to boating.

Coyote Creek Parkway

  • Vehicle access into the RC Airfield remains closed until further notice due to a washout of the road. There is no estimated timeframe for repairing the access road. There is trail access only into the airfield.
     

Ed R. Levin County Park

  • Ed R. Levin County Park
    • All trails are open with the exception of the Spring Valley Trail which is closed indefinitely due to a slide. The hang glider road is open. 

Joseph D. Grant County Park

  • Hotel Trail and Corral Trail
    The Hotel Trail and Corral Trail are closed Monday through Friday (open weekends) through November 2018 for restoration work.
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Metcalf Motorcycle County Park

  • Metcalf Motorcycle Park may be closed during inclement weather. For current conditions call 408-226-5223.

Mt. Madonna County Park

  • Mt. Madonna County Park
    • Blackhawk Trail is closed from Contour to Ridge Trail.​
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Sanborn County Park

  • Sanborn County Park - Fishing

     Fishing is prohibited in Lake Ranch due to a San Jose Water Company project.​

     
  • Summit Rock seasonal closure is Feb 1 - Aug 31, 2018.

Villa Montalvo

  • Villa Montalvo
    September 9  special event

    Partial close starting at 1pm
    October 25

    Park is closed August 17 (special event)
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Check our website or call (408) 355-2200 before you travel to make sure your park or 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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