Hike the Quicksilver Trail

Almaden Quicksilver Hike

Distance

5.1 Miles

Elevation Gain

915 Feet

Activities

Chillin, Mountain Biking, Running, Hiking

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Year Round

Type

Loop

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Lake
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

The Quicksilver Trail is a 5.1 mile loop easily accessible from the South Bay. The trail features a lake and scenic views.

The trails are well maintained and offer good visibility. The trail can be muddy after it rains, and does not have much shade (so bring extra water in the summer). 

Dogs are allowed on this trail but must be kept on leash. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife - this trail is frequently used for birding expeditions and nature trips. 

The Quicksilver trail follows the Senador Mine trail and connects with the Guadalupe Trail for great views of the Guadalupe Reservoir. 

Photos: Kelly

Community Photos

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

Nearby Lodging

From $120/night

Serene Redwood Retreat

Ben Lomond, California

From $100/night

Walkabout

Santa Cruz, California

From $176/night

Asilomar Hotel and Conference Grounds

Pacific Grove, California

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Distance

5.1 Miles

Elevation Gain

915 Feet

Activities

Chillin, Mountain Biking, Running, Hiking

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Year Round

Type

Loop

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