Martial Cottle Park

$450,000

open space authority funds contributed to project

2006

project awarded

The Authority contributed funds towards the County’s efforts to open a new 288-acre urban park on the Martial Cottle Family Ranch. The Cottle family farmed the land for 150 years and the park reflects this agricultural history through providing land for farmers and educational activities. The park also features a trail system and several group picnic areas.
Award Date:
February 8, 2006
Program:
20% Funding Program
Location:
5283 Snell Ave, San Jose, CA 95136

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