News and Events

Trail Condition Update

March 22, 2017:

Trails at Sierra Vista and Rancho Canada del Oro are OPEN to hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding.

However, the trail at Coyote Valley Open Space Preserve is OPEN to hikers and CLOSED to horses and bikes starting today and through the weekend. We need to allow the trails some time to dry. The equestrian lot is also closed.

Check back for an update.

March 20—California Wildlife Day

California Wildlife Day

Join us in celebrating Santa Clara Valley's extraordinary wildlife and the open space lands that serve as their habitat! Thank you, Senator Monning, for making California Wildlife Day happen!

To learn more about the importance of wildlife in our region, check out the Coyote Valley Linkages Assessment Study.

The Risk of Losing the Bay Area Greenbelt

Winter Hiking Tips

Listen to KQED’s Forum, where Greenbelt Alliance CEO Jeremy Madsen and Andrea Mackenzie discuss what’s at risk if we lose the Bay Area’s Greenbelt.


Wildflower Season at Coyote Ridge

Wildflower Season at Coyote Ridge

The wildflower season has begun on Coyote Ridge and we encourage hiker enthusiasts and families alike to join us out on the Ridge in April! Register now as spots fill up quickly!

7.5 Mile Hike

Family and Friends Wildflower Days


Request for Proposal

Click HERE for more info.



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Trails Rancho Canada Del Oro

Rancho Cañada Del Oro
Quiet rural landscape and almost nine miles of trails in the Santa Cruz Mountain foothills.

Rancho Trail Map


Sierra Vista

Sierra Vista
Sweeping views and ten miles of trails in the Eastern foothills perched atop Alum Rock Park.

Sierra Vista/Boccardo Trail Map


Coyote Valley

Coyote Valley
4 miles of beautiful trail located in the Valley of the Heart’s Delight

Coyote Valley Trail Map


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Public Meetings

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Public Meetings

Board and Committee Meetings and Agendas (you can check them out here)

Citizens Advisory Committee Meetings and Agendas

Measure Q Expenditure Oversight Committee Meetings and Agendas