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Los Gatos Creek Trail

San Jose, CA
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Great running trail

I love walking and jogging on this trail. It is quiet and can go between a reservoir, a park and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
sonia b
via mobile
Nothing wrong with the trail, but beware of the misleading Google map directions

I tried to go to the trail, so I found it on my Google Map app (Samsung Galaxy Android phone... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Buffalo, NY
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Paved trail great for running: cuts through parks, ponds, and downtown Los Gatos.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“vasona park” (22 reviews)
San Jose, CA
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I love walking and jogging on this trail. It is quiet and can go between a reservoir, a park and down town.

Thank sonia b
Reviewed 6 days ago

I tried to go to the trail, so I found it on my Google Map app (Samsung Galaxy Android phone, latest software) and followed its directions. Unfortunately, there was a bug in the map. The trail runs parallel to Highway 17, but t Google Map...More

Thank mleng
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hiking next to Lake Vasona is calming and peaceful. Nature, various birds, calm water, friendly people; what not to love. This beautiful atmosphere puts me in a meditative state of mind and centers me. Best time to hike during week days when it’s not crowded....More

Thank L0ve2travle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a well marked and clear path to follow. Gentle terrain. And accessible to most people. Some great views and very close to town a great escape from the city.

Thank Anna D
Reviewed 7 October 2017

If you are staying around the Los Gatos or Campbell area, the LGCT is a safe place to go for a run or a walk. I am on the trail frequently - sometimes by myself- and have always felt safe. The trail loosely follows Route...More

2  Thank AMNHM17
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Trail is well marked, paved and clean. You will find walkers, folks with dogs, strollers, bikes and joggers.

Thank Stefani1220
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I happened upon a part of this trail that I hadn't seen before. Since it's rained, the creek has a definite flow and in some places there are small waterfalls. Dogs love to play in the water and the benches under trees along the way...More

1  Thank jaycee3042
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I love hiking or walking, this was a cool place to take a hike, its not a hard walk or hike very refreshing with the trees, and there are wooden crossover bridges in some areas, we took a lunch and found a nice spot to...More

Thank chantesinging
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Let's face it – Santa Clara county is overpopulated and getting worse. It's impossible to head to Santa Cruz or Half Moon Bay on a nice day, due to horrendous traffic. Thankfully, we have this nice trail for walking, biking, sitting and enjoying the various...More

Thank mikebromberg1
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I have done many a walk on this trail and my husband used to bike on it. There are many great spots on it but the farther you get into town the less,pretty it is.

Thank coco4760
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.82 km away
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1.02 km away
Nearby Attractions
Vasona Lake County Park
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.80 km away
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.87 km away
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Astral W
13 January 2017|
Response from David O | Reviewed this property |
yes it is open to all.
28 June 2016|
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Response from John G | Reviewed this property |
You do need one if you fish in the lake.