Hike the New Almaden Trail

New Almaden Trailhead - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

The New Almaden Trail is a 14.1 mile loop trail in Almaden Quicksilver County Park, perfect for wildlife viewing.

Dogs are allowed on this trail but must be kept on leash! This route is used by trail runners, mountain bikers, birding expeditions, and nature trips. The trail also happens to be a popular geocaching location. 

The trail offers shade, but bring water and sun protection regardless. 

Photos: J. MaughnKelly and Dawn Ellner

Distance

14.1 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

2555 ft Gain

Type

Loop

Activities

Fitness, Cycling, Mountain Biking, Running, Hiking

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Food Nearby
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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