Alum Rock Park


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Alum Rock Park

Address:15350 Penitencia Creek Rd
San Jose, CA 95127

Phone:408-259-5477
Fax:408-277-3241
Web: www.sjparks.org/
Size: 700 acres.
Location:Park entrance is in Alum Rock Canyon in the foothills of the Diablo Range, at Penitencia Creek Rd.
Facilities:Picnic areas, visitor center, hiking trails, bridle trails, mineral springs, lookout areas, Youth Science Institute (408-258-4322), playground.
Activities:Hiking, bicycling, horseback riding.
Special Features:The east-west canyon of San Jose's oldest and largest park contains many delicate plant and animal communities. Hikers can see black-tailed deer, bush rabbits, quail, and, on rare occasions, the elusive bobcat.

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There will be future parks and walking trails within the master plan community, nearby Guadalupe River City Park and Alum Rock Park in the Diablo Range foothills.
Fall days linger, especially golden, in the east-west--running canyon of Alum Rock Park.