On any given weekend, you can participate in a variety of workshops, tours, volunteer days, and special events happening at Martial Cottle Park!
Martial Cottle Park Experience
First & Third Saturday of the Month from 1:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m.
Meet at the Visitor Center to learn about our park’s history, farming practices, and partners.
What’s It Wednesday
Wednesday, July 3 & August 7, from 10:00 a.m - 11:00 a.m.
This program will feature a different Cottle family items from the historical collection each month. Meet at the Visitor Center.
Oak Trees! What Are They Good For?
Saturday, July 13 & August 10th from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Enjoy a leisurely stroll to see and celebrate the park’s majestic heritage oak trees. Meet at the Visitor Center. Questions? 408-535-4060
The Revolving Door
Saturday, July 27, from 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Enjoy an evening sunset walk as we explore how vital wildlife corridors are to the health and survival of wildlife. Meet at the Visitor Center. Questions? 408-535-4060
Third Saturday of the Month
Park Partners Open House from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Explore the gardens, attend a workshop, or tour the Master Gardeners Parcel. Learn from youth 4-H members about their livestock animals. Purchase and learn to plant native drought-tolerant trees at the Our City Forest Parcel. Questions? 408-535-4060
Hike the Magnificent Seven!
Saturday, August 10, from 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Complete the #PixInParks challenge with a guided hike. Meet at the Visitor Center. Questions? 408-355-2240
Life on the Farm
Saturday, August 10,\ from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Discover what ranch children experienced in their daily lives by performing chores while learning life lessons along the way. Meet at the Visitor Center. Questions? 408-535-4060
In the Park After Dark Movie Night
Saturday, August 17, from 8:15 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
Enjoy a FREE movie under the stars with family and friends. Meet on the big lawn with a chair or blanket, flashlight, and snacks. NO DOGS PLEASE. Questions? 408-535-4060
Night Hike on the Farm
Saturday, August 31, from 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Join a Ranger to explore the farm after dark! Meet at the Visitor Center. Questions? 408-535-4060
A Dog’s Life on the Farm
Sunday, September 8, from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Bring your furry friends out for a leisurely walk around the Cottle Ranch. We will tell tales of dogs from the past and learn about their jobs on the farm. Meet at the Visitor Center. Questions? 408-535-4060