Uvas Canyon County Park Hike and Mapping Party

Open to everyone.

Co-listed with Loma Prieta Chapter of the Sierra Club and Bay Area OpenStreetMappers

NOTE: Limited to 20 people (waitlist available). Please do not RSVP unless you are sure to attend. This hike is intended for prospective and existing Sierra Club members.

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

Mapping Party Details

HIKE LEADERS:  Linda Barbosa [masked]) and Lola Mont Reynaud [masked])



 

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  • Rebecca

    Nice meeting great people on a beautiful trail hike. Thanks for a wonderful morning

    1 · March 16, 2014

  • Sadie

    Hi- Anyone driving from the car pool area at Los Gatos Municipal Parking Lot?

    March 15, 2014

    • Shawn B.

      I will. Be aware if you ride with me I will be spending an hour after the hike at Pete's coffee for the mapping party.

      March 15, 2014

    • Sadie

      Thank you, Shawn. I have to cancel. I hope to see on another hike.

      March 15, 2014

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