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Dates: 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Los Gatos, CA
Event Name: Town walk - Santa Clara County
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 105640 2017/Y0074
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5, 10km - 1A
Description: This route includes a loop through residential areas of historic Los Gatos. Nestled in the foothills of the Santa Cruz mountains, you will see a mixture of beautiful modern homes and well preserved Victorians. You pass the Forbes Mill as you begin the second loop along the beautiful Los Gatos Creek Trail. You will enjoy shaded areas along this popular wooded trail with a surprise railroad depot and carrousel on the route. A wonderful Sunday Farmer's Market is near the end of the walk.
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
Start Times: 6:00am-6:00pm
Location: TEMPORARILY CLOSED
Start Point / Driving Directions: 101 W. Main, Los Gatos, CA 95030. From Hwy 280 or 101, take Hwy 17 (880) S. towards Santa Cruz. Take Los Gatos-Saratoga exit (not East Los Gatos). Turn left at first traffic signal, University Ave. Proceed to end of University; a T at W. Main. Los Gatos Roasting Co. is directly in front. From N. Hwy 17, take Main Ave. exit for Los Gatos. At Main, turn right. Los Gatos Roasting Co. on right in first block. File cabinet located NEXT TO THE BATHROOMS in rear of coffee shop. Easier to ask for bathrooms than to ask staff about the start box. NOTE: Free long term parking in Old Town underground garage on University on right 1/2 block BEFORE dead end. Parking also available on side streets - PLEASE pay attention to the parking signs; they are enforced.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: California county: Santa Clara. Restroom at the start with another found just past the train depot in Vasona Park.
Host Club: South Bay Striders
Contact: Holly Pelking (408) 259-5157
Website: www.sbstriders.org
E-Mail Contact: ilex56@yahoo.com