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Uvas Canyon County Park Hike and Mapping Party

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

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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  • Gary B.

    Is this hike mostly shaded?

    March 13, 2014

    • Shawn B.

      I remember a mix of open and shaded.

      March 14, 2014

    • Shawn B.

      Mostly shaded.

      March 16, 2014

  • Shawn B.

    Sunny hike and good company.

    March 16, 2014

  • Scherazade

    Work trumps!

    March 15, 2014

  • Barbara S

    Is the entrance fee "per vehicle" or per person?


    March 10, 2014

  • Tahir

    Wish they had "maybe" as a selection. Have to check with my gf and such.

    March 10, 2014

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