Learn to take way-points and traces, then transfer data to Open Street Map. Or just enjoy the hike and learn about the Peninsula Regional Group
GPS units available for loan to hike participants.
Co-listed with Loma Prieta Chapter of the Sierra Club and Bay Area OpenStreetMappers
ABOUT THE HIKE: 6 miles / ~5 hours. 1A. This is a moderate hike at an easy pace (about 2 MPH) with 800 foot elevation change. We will visit waterfalls along this trail through the redwoods. No pets please. There is a $6-$10 entrance fee to the park. All participants on Sierra Club outings are required to sign a standard liability waiver. If you would like to read the liability waiver before you choose to participate on an outing, please go to http://www.sierraclub.org/outing/chapter/forms/.
BRING: water, lunch,
WEAR: hiking shoes and rain gear if needed
WEATHER: This hike will only be cancelled if there is heavy rain.
DIRECTIONS: Uvas Canyon County Park is located at the end of Croy Road in Uvas Canyon. From Highway 101, take Bernal Road west. Turn left on Santa Teresa Boulevard. Travel south three miles and turn right onto Bailey Avenue. Follow Bailey Road 2.3 miles to McKean Road. Turn left onto McKean Road (McKean Road becomes Uvas Road 2.2 miles south of Bailey Road). From Bailey Road travel 6 miles south on McKean/Uvas Road and turn right onto Croy Road. Continue 4.4 miles on Croy Road, through Sveadal, to reach the Park entrance. Sveadal is a private resort belonging to the Swedish American Patriotic League. Please respect their privacy and drive slowly as you pass through Sveadal.
CAR POOLS: Meet at 8:30 AM at the
• Los Gatos Municipal Parking Lot (Highway 9 between University
Ave & Santa Cruz Ave, behind Chase bank).
• Home Depot Parking lot in Morgan Hill off of East Dunne
Uvas Canyon Park
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