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Palo Alto Guide

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Mountain Biking in Arastradero Preserve
Mountain Biking in Arastradero Preserve

Arastradero park offers a network of good mountain biking trails. This guide suggests a 7 mile route that you can follow which hits most of the trails, with minimum duplication.

The route starts at...

Rated 3 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Stanford Campus Walk
Stanford Campus Walk

Take a walk town Palm Drive as you approach the main Stanford Quad. Visit the Cantor Arts center with its famous collection of Rodin sculptures (the largest collection outside of France), walk...

The Stanford Dish Hike
The Stanford Dish Hike

The Stanford Dish loop is a popular route for Stanford University students as well as Silicon Valley professionals. Its steep paved trail is suitable for running, walking, and hiking. Bicycles are not...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Crystal Springs and Chinquapin Trails at Huddart County Park
Crystal Springs and Chinquapin Trails at Huddart County Park

Combine two fine loops in one great hike on this eight-mile route at Huddart County Park west of Woodside.

The abundance of redwood forests and mixed evergreens along this route is a stark contrast...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Monte Bello Open Space Preserve
Monte Bello Open Space Preserve

Spring in the Silicon Valley is an amazing time! The hillsides turn vibrant green and wildflowers sprout up everywhere! Only 20 minutes off Interstate 280, Monte Verde Open Space Preserve is a great...

Horseshoe Lake Circuit
Horseshoe Lake Circuit

One of the top easy hikes in the Santa Cruz Mountains, and perfect for just about anyone, no matter their size or ability. And it's got a lake, which always adds to the pleasure of a hike. The trail...

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