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A safe place to exercise or relax

This trail system is one of the best in the Bay Area, offering a substantial distance for exercise... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Adam A
Busy on a weekend

Very scenic. Nice place to ride a bike, walk or run. Very busy and crowded on weekends. Everyone is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lovesf48
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San Jose, CA
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Paved trail great for running: cuts through parks, ponds, and downtown Los Gatos.
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This trail system is one of the best in the Bay Area, offering a substantial distance for exercise enthusiasts to run or cycle, away from the busy streets of the Los Gatos and Campbell area. You can stroll along the trails adjacent to the water...More

Thank Adam A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very scenic. Nice place to ride a bike, walk or run. Very busy and crowded on weekends. Everyone is polite and tries to accommodate the needs of others.

Thank lovesf48
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Urban nature bliss and birdwatcher bonanza. Just steps away from home, find a span of trail to ride, run, or walk. Bring binoculars to feast your eyes on birds: red-tailed hawks, great blue herons, great egrets, snowy egrets, black crowned night heron, green heron, mallards,...More

Thank 486lianap
Reviewed 4 January 2018

I work in a nearby business, and sometimes I just need to escape my desk. This trail is the perfect opportunity to walk, breathe, and decompress from the daily stress of the office while enjoying some of the most beautiful scenery Los Gatos has to...More

Thank csH7854ME
Reviewed 13 December 2017

We used this trail system on our ride from Fremont to Los Gatos. It is such a beautiful and for the most part well maintained. It is well used by walkers, runners, and cyclists. Several large park systems intersect with the trail so use caution...More

Thank Luv2hikejulie
Reviewed 11 December 2017 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 7 December 2017

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 17 November 2017

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 15 November 2017 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

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Astral W
13 January 2017|
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Response from David O | Reviewed this property |
yes it is open to all.
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Response from John G | Reviewed this property |
You do need one if you fish in the lake.
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