Rancho Canada del Oro
Enjoy almost nine miles of trails and a quiet rural landscape in the Santa Cruz Mountain foothills.
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Boccardo Corridor
Experience some of the best views in the Valley and over ten miles of trails including the new 1.2 mile Aquila Loop Trail high atop Sierra Road.
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At their meeting of July 24, 2014, the Open Space Authority Board of Directors voted to place a $24 annual parcel tax measure on the November 2014 ballot.

Visit the Measure Q web page for more information.

 

FEATURED NEWS AND EVENTS

FULL MOON HIKE November 7

OUTREACH TO THE OUTDOORS — ALVISO MARINA
November 8

BINOCULAR STARGAZING November 14


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Discover Your Open Space in Santa Clara County

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Putting Nature on the Balance Sheet

By Alison Hawkes
In a world where money talks, as they say, nature has been at a distinct disadvantage. How do you put a price tag on the existence of a species, or the workings of a watershed, or the presence of a forest?

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Private/Public Partnership Succeeds in Securing Pivotal Property

An innovative partnership between the Open Space Authority, Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) and Santa Clara County Parks came to fruition with the purchase of 285-acres of open space land in the ruggedly beautiful and water rich Southern Santa Cruz Mountains region.

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Get an Exclusive Look at Our Newest Property

Saturday, November 1st
9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.
Choose from two gentle hikes and be among the first to see the untouched beauty of these 285 acres of open space land in the Southern Santa Cruz Mountains region.

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Public Meetings

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