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20 Attractions to Explore Near Alum Rock Park

Alum Rock Park
Alum Rock Park15350 Penitencia Creek Rd, San Jose, CA 95127, USA

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.

Nearby Attractions

Sierra Vista Open Space Preserve
Sierra Vista Open Space Preserve1.46 KMs away 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 Lake6.70 KMs away 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 Jose6.75 KMs away 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 Park6.99 KMs away 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 Park7.33 KMs away 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 Park9.33 KMs away 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

Happy Hollow Park & Zoo
Happy Hollow Park & Zoo9.42 KMs away from Alum Rock Park

Happy Hollow Park and Zoo is a family-friendly amusement park and accredited zoo. Located on sixteen acres. It has many popular features like its carousel, roller coaster, petting zoo, and Puppet Castle Theater. It is home to over 140 species of animal, and a host of attractions and side shows. Though not massive, the park will keep the family entertained for a good portion of the day.

Joseph D. Grant County Park
Joseph D. Grant County Park9.46 KMs away from Alum Rock Park

This majestic10,882 acre park includes some of the County's finest open space resources, as well as rich environmental, cultural and recreational assets. The landscape is characteristic of the east foothills of the Santa Clara Valley with grasslands and majestic oak trees. As part of the park's tradition and history, cattle grazing currently takes place in some areas, and is monitored under a resource management plan.

Japanese Friendship Garden
Japanese Friendship Garden9.72 KMs away from Alum Rock Park

This is a walled section of Kelley Park in San Jose, California, United States. Dedicated in October 1965, it is patterned after Japan's famous Korakuen Garden in Okayama. It is a living symbol of the “Sister City” relationship between Okayama, Japan and San Jose. It serves as a popular setting for the perfect place for weddings and celebrations, but it best serves San Jose residents as a place to sit and reflect on the beauty and power of nature.

Japanese American Museum of San José
Japanese American Museum of San José9.74 KMs away from Alum Rock Park

The Japanese American Museum of San Jose showcases a unique collection of permanent and rotating exhibits chronicling more than a century of Japanese American history. The farming project collected family histories, historical photographs, private memoirs and other unpublished documents and led to the development of a curriculum package on Japanese American history, which was adopted for use by the San Jose Unified and East Side Union High School Districts.

History San José
History San José9.86 KMs away from Alum Rock Park

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.

San Jose Museum of Art
San Jose Museum of Art10.42 KMs away from Alum Rock Park

The San José Museum of Art is a modern and contemporary art museum in downtown San Jose, California. This is the largest provider of arts education in Santa Clara County, serving over 45,000 children per year. The permanent collection focuses on contemporary art by US West Coast artists, with a growing emphasis on art of the Pacific Rim. The collection includes more than 2,600 artworks in a variety of media including sculpture, paintings, prints, digital media, photographs, and drawings.

Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph
Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph10.44 KMs away from Alum Rock Park

This is a massive Roman Catholic church in downtown San Jose, the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Jose, California, with the distinction of a minor basilica. It is listed as a California Historical Landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The basilica is named for Saint Joseph, patron saint of the Catholic Church and namesake of San Jose, California.

MACLA
MACLA10.49 KMs away from Alum Rock Park

This is a contemporary arts space focused on the Chicano and Latino experience and history, located in the SoFA district at 510 South First Street in San Jose, California. The museum was founded in 1989, in order to encourage civic dialog and social equity. The current programming includes visual art, performing and literary arts, youth arts education, and a community art program. The space has two performing arts spaces, a gallery and the MACLA Castellano Playhouse.

San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles
San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles10.50 KMs away from Alum Rock Park

The San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles is an art museum in Downtown San Jose, California, USA. Founded in 1977, the museum is the first in the United States devoted solely to quilts and textiles as an art form. It include a permanent collection of over 1,000 quilts, garments and ethnic textiles, emphasizing artists of the 20th- and 21st-century, and a research library with over 500 books concerning the history and techniques of the craft.

Plaza de Cesar Chavez
Plaza de Cesar Chavez10.51 KMs away from Alum Rock Park
Institute of Contemporary Art San Jose
Institute of Contemporary Art San Jose10.52 KMs away from Alum Rock Park

This is an energetic art space located in downtown San Jose dedicated to making contemporary art accessible and exciting to audiences of all ages and backgrounds. It supports contemporary artists working in painting, printmaking, sculpture, photography, new media works and site-specific installations. ICA San José is member and community supported. The art center offers rotating art exhibitions with free admission, along with public programs, education programs, and community events.

The Tech Interactive
The Tech Interactive10.61 KMs away from Alum Rock Park

The Tech Interactive is a family-friendly science and technology center in the heart of downtown San Jose. On the lower level there is a complex multi-story sculpture titled Origin, inside a 45-foot-tall cylindrical tower. The artwork portrays relationships among art, technology, and natural resources of the earth. Near the entrance to the building, there is Science on a Roll, a popular rolling ball sculpture by George Rhoads.

Guadalupe River Park
Guadalupe River Park10.73 KMs away from Alum Rock Park

This is an open space with Beautiful scenery and colorful history await.The Guadalupe River takes center stage at the park. Step away from the river to find the more peaceful areas. Explore 13 miles of hike and bike trails. Trails range from the 2.86-mile Painted Bunting Trail to the 0.3 Mile River Overlook Trail, which leads you to a scenic overlook of the river.

Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose
Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose11.07 KMs away from Alum Rock Park

This is a cultural institution serving children, families, and schools in the Silicon Valley/San Francisco Bay Area. A member of the Association of Children's Museums and the Association of Science-Technology Centers, Children's Discovery Museum is located in downtown San Jose. The museum builds and displays interactive exhibits that responds to early childhood education.