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Almaden Quicksilver County Park

Area

Overview

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  • Size

    4163.49 acres

Description

Welcome to Almaden Quicksilver County Park, spectacular in natural diversity and a landmark of California history. The park is the site of over 135 years of mining activities and former home to more than 1,800 miners and their families. The park encompasses 4,163 acres, occupying a majority of Capitancillos Ridge. During early spring, the park offers one of the most spectacular wildflower displays in the region. Remnants of the mining era also offer an exciting look into the mining operations of the latter part of the 19th century.

Allowed Activities
Mountain Biking
Horseback Riding
Picnicking
Fishing
Road Biking
Good For
Dogs

Additional Information

Accessibility Description

In compliance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (‘ADA'),the Santa Clara County Parks and Recreation Department will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its programs, services, or activities. The Department will make reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disability have an equal opportunity to enjoy our programs, services, facilities, and activities. If you need assistance with an ADA request, please contact our ADA Coordinator, ADACoordinator@prk.sccgov.org.

Hours and Fees

The park is open year-round from 8:00am. until sunset. Park trails are subject to closure due to poor conditions, typically after heavy rains. No fees are required at any entrances.