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Alum Rock Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

15350 Penitencia Creek Rd, San Jose, CA 95127, USA

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About Alum Rock Park

The 720 acres (2.9 km2) park offers 13 miles (21 km) of trails. The narrow floor of the valley includes a visitor center, a small museum/animal rehab facility, picnic areas, playgrounds, lawns, sand volleyball pits, mineral springs, lush plant life, woodlands, creek play opportunities, and occasional group camping.


Attractions Near Alum Rock Park

Sierra Vista Open Space Preserve
Sierra Vista Open Space Preserve1.46km from Alum Rock Park

The Sierra Vista Open Space Preserve in the Eastern foothills of Santa Clara County offers sweeping views of the Valley and the opportunity to stroll through diverse landscapes including oak woodlands, rolling grassland, and chaparral communities.Enjoy expansive views as you stroll through grasslands and rock outcroppings that were once part of the ocean floor.

Cunningham Lake
Cunningham Lake6.7km from Alum Rock Park

A 390-acre lake surrounded by a 1,050-acre park located in north central Omaha, Nebraska. The lake was constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for flood control and recreation and opened to the public in 1977. It has tent camping, no-wake boating, fishing, hiking, bicycling, picnicking and horseback riding.

Raging Waters San Jose
Raging Waters San Jose6.75km from Alum Rock Park

Raging Waters San Jose is a water park located at Lake Cunningham in San Jose, California, owned and operated by Palace Entertainment. The park opened to the public in 1985, and is the largest water park in Northern California.Over one million gallons of water attractions designed for little kids and thrill seekers including zero-depth entry pools, body slides, raft rides, family attractions, kiddy activity pools, the endless river, wave pool, and more are all included.

Ed R. Levin County Park
Ed R. Levin County Park6.99km from Alum Rock Park

This majestic 1,558 acre park is one of Santa Clara County's most unique regional park and recreation areas. It has the traditional features of an urban park such as picnicking, fishing and play areas, with the complex trail system of many regional wilderness parks. The park's recreational facilities include a hang gliding and paragliding area, a dog park, and horseback riding areas. Ed R. Levin County Park has two lakes.

Emma Prusch Farm Park
Emma Prusch Farm Park7.33km from Alum Rock Park

Emma Prusch Farm Park is a 43.5 acre park in the King & Story neighborhood in San Jose. It offers visitors opportunities for both recreation and learning about San Jose's agricultural past. The farm also has a rare fruit orchard, a deciduous fruit orchard and two community gardens, and a 6-acre urban farming project called Veggielution. In the spring, the park offers guided tours for K–3 school groups.

Kelley Park
Kelley Park9.33km from Alum Rock Park

This is a 156-acre city park in San Jose, California. The Leininger Center, just south of Happy Hollow, is the central location where citizens apply for city park permits and reservations. Most of the rest of the park is picnic areas, lawns, groves of trees, and plenty of pathways in between. There is also an 18-hole disc golf course in the walnut orchard behind History park

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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.

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