The Best Hiking in Los Altos Hills

Looking for the best hiking in Los Altos Hills? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Los Altos Hills. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Los Altos Hills

  • Los Altos Hills, California

    Rhus Ridge and Chamise Trail

    10.1 mi / 1555 ft gain
    Rhus Ridge and Chamise Trail is a point-to-point trail where you may see wildflowers located near Los Altos, California
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  • Los Altos Hills, California

    Rhus Ridge and Creek Trail Loop

    6.3 mi / 1512 ft gain
    Rhus Ridge and Chamise Trail is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Los Altos, California
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  • Los Altos Hills, California

    Rhus Ridge Trail

    1.7 mi / 626 ft gain
    Rhus Ridge Trail is an out and back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Los Altos, California
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  • Santa Clara County, California

    Hike up Black Mountain (Rhus Ridge Trail)

    9.8 mi / 2404 ft gain
    Just outside of Los Altos is a very long ridge of mountains, one of which is Black Mountain.  This is a very dry hike, with no tree canopy, so it can get very hot! Be aware that this can make the hike feel a lot more difficult with the sun beating down on you. Follow Rhus Ridge Trail to Black Mou...
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  • Los Altos Hills, California

    Rhus Ridge to Mary Davey and Chamise Loop Trail

    2.6 mi / 751 ft gain
    Rhus Ridge to Mary Davey and Chamise Loop Trail is an out and back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Los Altos, California
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  • Palo Alto, California

    Meadowlark and Ohlone Trails Loop

    4.19 mi / 495 ft gain
    Meadowlark and Ohlone Trails Loop is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to see wildlife located near Palo Alto, California.
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  • Palo Alto, California

    Hike the Arastradero Preserve Loop

    3.0
    4.5 mi / 600 ft gain
    Getting There: From Hwy 280, take the Page Mill Road exit and head West on Page Mill Road, away from Downtown Palo Alto (if you're taking 101, exit on Oregon Expressway). Then turn right on Arastradero Road. There will be a small sign indicating the dirt parking lot on the eastern side of the str...
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  • Palo Alto, California

    Arastradero Lake Via Juan Batista de Anza and Wild Rye Trails

    1.52 mi / 144 ft gain
    Arastradero Lake Via Juan Batista de Anza and Wild Rye Trails is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Palo Alto, California.
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  • Palo Alto, California

    Redtail Loop Trail to Arastradero Creek Trail Loop

    5.2 mi / 708 ft gain
    Redtail Loop Trail to Arastradero Creek Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Palo Alto, California
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  • Palo Alto, California

    Redtail Loop Trail

    1.2 mi / 131 ft gain
    Redtail Loop Trail Is a loop trail that takes you past scenic views located near Palo Alto, California
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  • Palo Alto, California

    Arastradero Lake

    1.4 mi / 115 ft gain
    Arastradero Lake is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Palo Alto, California.
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  • Los Altos, California

    Park Day at Foothills Park

    1.7
    Disclaimer: Foothills Park requires proof of residence in Palo Alto or being accompanied by a resident of the city. Learn more here.Foothills Park is 2.7 miles west of 280 after exiting Page Mill. After exiting you take a short scenic drive up the hill and come to the park entrance on your right...
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  • Palo Alto, California

    Bol Park Bike Path

    2.66 mi / 82 ft gain
    Bol Park Bike Path is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Stanford, California.
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  • Los Altos, California

    Hostel Loop Trail

    2.27 mi / 522 ft gain
    Hostel Loop Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Los Altos, California.
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  • Los Altos Hills, California

    Ewing Hill Loop

    3.66 mi / 833 ft gain
    Ewing Hill Loop is a loop trail that is good for all skill levels located near Altos, California.
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  • Portola Valley, California

    Woodland Star Trail to Meadowlark Trail Loop

    2.63 mi / 322 ft gain
    Woodland Star Trail to Meadowlark Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Palo Alto, California.
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