Almaden Quicksilver County Park

San Jose, California 95153

Almaden Quicksilver County Park

Almaden Quicksilver County Park Professional Review and Guide

"A steady climb to the slopes of Mt. Umunhum takes you through lands once trod by miners searching for gold."

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"From the heights of the park’s southeastern ridge above Alamitos Creek look across to other Santa Clara County parklands."

"If you prefer your history laced with fresh air, Almaden Quicksilver is an ideal hiking destination. This nearly 4,000-acre park, a former mercury mine, hosts trails that wind past mining artifacts, shuttered shafts, and former settlements. In addition to the mining remnants, there are plenty of natural wonders here— scads of wildflowers, gorgeous oaks scattered in grassland, and a healthy animal population."

Almaden Quicksilver County Park Reviews

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Some nice views and pretty flowers, but nothing out of the ordinary. We all expect dog owners to clean up after their canines. Wish the equestrians would do the same on shared trails.
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Trail Information

San Jose
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
4.5
Distance
Shuttle
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
Year-round
Season

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Oct 2018