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Los Gatos Creek Trail

San Jose, CA
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A great place to walk!

My wife and I walk the LG trail at least once a week and it never gets old! We recommend it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Les R
Los Gatos, California
Terrific hiking

Weekly, if not biweekly, hike here are a must to enjoy and get great exercise and meet up with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Los Gatos, California
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Paved trail great for running: cuts through parks, ponds, and downtown Los Gatos.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I walk the LG trail at least once a week and it never gets old! We recommend it highly. It is great exercise. not difficult at all. has some ups and downs but, nothing too difficult! It is alot less busy on...More

Thank Les R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Weekly, if not biweekly, hike here are a must to enjoy and get great exercise and meet up with friends and neighbors.

Thank AnytimeTravelChick
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The Los Gatos Creek is in need of some TLC. It has become a dumping ground for human produced waste. Plastics, bottles of various sorts, rags, old mattresses, etc. that are obvious when the water is low. Makes the beautiful trail a lot less attractive...More

Thank thebilSpokane
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We took the trail all the way to the Lexington Reservoir. The trail was a bit crowded at first with morning joggers but not too bad. It was a long hike but worth it!

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I regularly hike the end of trail in Los Gatos at St. Joseph's Hill. I like to take the trail to top of the hill starting at the cul-de-sac on Dell Street. Go in the morning and the trail is well shaded and there are...More

Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Its a really nice trail. Be careful.....just after the dam, heading from Los Gatos to Campbell there is an area where there are snakes. I saw a big one!

Thank congoroom
Reviewed 28 March 2017

The Los Gatos Creek Trail System is a 9.7 mile refuge hidden within greater San Jose. The paved path is perfect for biking, jogging or walking. Benches are available here and there to enjoy the calm.

Thank GlobalVillage
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Nice place for biking, a run or a walk .. watch out for the race drivers on their eBikes .. The water this year is u usually high ... Maybe the drought is finally over.

Thank KaiUWulff
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This trail is great for getting exercise. Be warned. 1/3 of the trail is on an access road which is dusty. The access road is between the creek and RT17. You will hear car noise from RT 17. Then the trail goes up the front...More

Thank californiafoodie77
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Whether it is summer or winter, the trail is excellent for walinking, for relaxation, for picnics. Worth the visit. Check it out. You will love it. The summer choo choo train for kids and adults alike is short but sweet.

Thank Ashok M
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Astral W
Hello, Is metal detecting allowed at the Los Gatos Creek Trail?
13 January 2017|
Response from David O | Reviewed this property |
yes it is open to all.
If we go fishing do we need a permit?
28 June 2016|
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Response from John G | Reviewed this property |
You do need one if you fish in the lake.