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Mount Umunhum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Mt Umunhum, California 95120, USA

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About Mount Umunhum

This is one of the highest peaks in the Santa Cruz Mountains at an elevation of 3,486 feet and It is the fourth-highest peak in the Santa Cruz Mountains, after Loma Prieta, Crystal Peak, and Mt. Chual. Most of the mountain is located within the Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve. With 26 miles of multi-use trails for hiking, dog walking, biking and horseback riding, the varied landscape offers visitors views of serpentine grasslands, rocky and steep chaparral, dense stands of bay trees.

Attractions Near Mount Umunhum

Almaden Quicksilver County Park
Almaden Quicksilver County Park4.9km from Mount Umunhum

4,163 acres (17 km²) park that includes the grounds of former mercury ("quicksilver") mines. The park is named after the New Almaden Quicksilver Mines, which were named after the mercury mine in (old) Almadén, Spain, and produced mercury that was used to process ore during the Gold Rush.

New Almaden Quicksilver Mining Museum
New Almaden Quicksilver Mining Museum7.29km from Mount Umunhum

New Almaden, is a historic community and former mercury mine in the Capitancillos Hills of San Jose, California. It presents visitors with an interesting array of exhibits about the history of mercury mining and the lifestyles of mining communities. A mine diorama duplicates the interior of a mine shaft, giving visitors a feel for working underground. Other exhibits explain the changing technology of how the liquid mercury was extracted from mined cinnabar ore.

Almaden Lake Park
Almaden Lake Park9.3km from Mount Umunhum

A beautiful lake located in the heart of San Jose and is surrounded by wildlife and beautiful hiking trails. You can enjoy activities that include hiking, jogging, and cycling along 30 acres of lake and 65 acres of land. It will be a pleasure visiting this place .

Testarossa Winery
Testarossa Winery9.42km from Mount Umunhum

Testarossa is a winery and tasting room in Los Gatos, California. It produces world-class Chardonnay and Pinot Noir in the historic Novitiate Winery of Los Gatos where they blend centuries-old winemaking techniques with state-of-the-art technology. The old stone cellars and beautiful grounds of the state’s fourth oldest continuously operating winery house provide an amazing venue for private events.

New Museum Los Gatos + Art Studio
New Museum Los Gatos + Art Studio9.79km from Mount Umunhum

New Museum Los Gatos is bringing art, innovation, history and Bay Area Stories to the wide audience of Silicon Valley. It contains 6 gallery spaces, 9 rotating exhibitions annually, an interactive, permanent Los Gatos History exhibit, as well as weekly workshops, youth programs, classes, and lectures. The 6,000 square foot building is located in the Los Gatos Civic Center at 106 E. Main Street.

Vasona Lake County Park
Vasona Lake County Park10.58km from Mount Umunhum

Vasona Lake County Park is a 152 acre park in Los Gatos, California with many activities centered around the namesake Vasona Lake. This is Santa Clara County Parks most popular regional park and recreation area for many reasons which are easy to see once you visit the park. The reservoir is host to non-power recreational boating, and a marina on site has pedal boats for public rental. Other popular water sports in the reservoir include kayaking and standup paddleboarding.

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Home to Silicon Valley, Santa Clara County is an economic center for high technology and has the third highest GDP per capita in the world. The county's concentration of wealth, primarily due to the tech industry, has made it the most affluent county on the West Coast of the United States and one of the most affluent places in America.