Almaden Lake Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
6099 Winfield Blvd, San Jose, CA 95120, USA
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About Almaden Lake Park
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 .
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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.
This 354-acre urban park is located in the heart of Santa Clara County's regional park system with the Coyote Creek meandering through the center. It is home to Hellyer Park Velodrome and Cottonwood Lake. Other recreational opportunities at the park include picnicking, hiking, fishing, biking, and a playground.
The Los Gatos Creek Trail is a 9.7-mile pedestrian and bicycle trail that runs through western Santa Clara County in California, from Lexington Reservoir in Los Gatos, California through Campbell, California to Meridian Avenue in San Jose, California alongside Los Gatos Creek. The trail is heavily used.
Santa Teresa County Park is an 1,674-acre park in the Santa Teresa neighborhood of San Jose. It is rich in history, offers spectacular views from its trails above the Almaden and Santa Clara Valleys. The secluded upland valleys of the park provide a quiet interlude for exploring the natural environment minutes away from the surrounding developed areas.The park offers over 17 miles of unpaved trails for equestrian, hiking and bicycle use.
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.
Teh hisotory park in San Jose, California, USA is designed as an indoor/outdoor museum, arranged to appear as a small US town might have in the early 1900s. Since its inauguration in 1971, 32 historic buildings and other landmarks have either been moved from their original San Jose locations or are represented by replicas.
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