Local Parks of Interest
Mostly in the South Bay

Alum Rock Park
Alameda Creek Trail
Coyote Hills Regional Park
Joseph D. Grant Ranch
Mission Peak
Rancho San Antonio
Sierra Azul
St. Joseph's Hill
Wilder Ranch
Quick Silver

More trails and park to comment on later:
South Skyline Trail Heads (Hwy 9 and Skyline Blvd)
Uvas Canyon (South County off of Uvas and Croy Road)
Mt. Madonna County Park(midway between Gilroy and Watsonville on Hwy 152)
Henry W. Coe (Way up past Anderson Lake via Morgan Hill.  This park also has an entrance at the lower level by Coyote Reservor (near Gilroy)

The following links are for local government park sites:
East Bay Regional Parks
Mid-Peninsula Regional Open Space Parks and Trails
Santa Clara County Parks and Trails
National Parks in California
State Parks in California

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