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San Andreas Fault Trail

Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District Administrative Office, 330 Distel Circle Los Altos, Los Altos, CA CA 94022-1404
+1 (0) 650 691 1200
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Story interesting, not much to see

Very short round trail. Interesting story on the earthquakes and related nature phenomena. But not... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2016
Ivo L
via mobile
Office at location indicated

Beware that at the indicated location you will find an information office, not actually a trail... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2016
Reinhard N
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  • Average37%
  • Poor9%
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29 Dec 2016
“Story interesting, not much to see”
3 Oct 2016
“Office at location indicated”
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Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District Administrative Office, 330 Distel Circle Los Altos, Los Altos, CA CA 94022-1404
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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Very short round trail. Interesting story on the earthquakes and related nature phenomena. But not really much to see about it. Especially not for young kids

Thank Ivo L
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Beware that at the indicated location you will find an information office, not actually a trail. the nearest trail is approx 7 miles away. it is the Rancho San Antonio Park south of Cupertino, you might want to go there straight away. the information provided...More

Thank Reinhard N
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

It's located in the Los Trancos Open Space Preserve, and fellow TripAdvisor member Austrian01 below did a very detailed description below I believe I do not need to repeat here. It's a relatively shorter and easier trail than the others in the area but carry...More

Thank Sitie
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is a short hike, partly in sun and partly in shade, that has interesting earthquake features that are quite visible. Markers along the way point out the items of interest. This is not a hike if you are hoping for lots of exercise, but...More

1  Thank Pizzalovingmom
Reviewed 25 February 2016

We were there with our kid around 4pm. We finished the hike and returned home before dark. It was a easy hike. We have a nice, short, relaxed walk. Learn a few things about earth quakes and how to identify fault line patterns. Slopes parallel...More

1  Thank ILoveHotSpring
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Visited this area fascinated by the presence of the San Andreas fault line. After a 40 minute hike I reached the fence that was moved by the fault. I was not impressed that much. In general, it's a nice hike, but do not expect something...More

2  Thank Stedisoft
Reviewed 8 September 2014

We spent a weekend in Palm Springs and did not have too much time. So we asked the Visitor Centre how to get there. There they just gave us a indicative description of the road (normally we got always better support in the VC's). They...More

1  Thank Giorgio C
Reviewed 9 August 2014

The San Andreas Earthquake Trail is in the Los Trancos Open Reserve; it is near Page Mill Road and Skyline Blvd. The earthquake trail is located there. It is a nice open space and a place where one can see the earthquake fault. Its nice...More

2  Thank mini
Reviewed 2 August 2013

The drive is well worth it for visitors to the bay area. The drive up Page Mill Road is lovely (be nice to bikes, please) and the view from the parking lot for the Fault Trail is terrific. The trail itself is easy and fun...for...More

3  Thank Eric W
Reviewed 23 November 2012

Really shows the fault zone, through the rolling hills of the montabello range, it captivates ones imagination when wal;king through the old oak forest.

2  Thank resqpro911
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