Half residential and half shaded trail, this walk takes you through one of Silicon Valley's best towns. New and old homes nestled in the foothills of the Santa Cruz mountains.

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Town walk

Year Round Walk

SN: 117848 - 2021 / Y0074

when is the event

From Fri, Jan 1st, 2021 to Dec 31st, 2021

Start box available: 6:00am-6:00pm ; Wed-Sat until 10:00PM

where is the event

Los Gatos, California

The address/location to the Physical Start Box (PSB) for mapping services such as Google or Siri is as follows:

Los Gatos Coffee Roasting Company

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

reasons to do the event

Special programs

Carousels Across America

Little Free Libraries

Rockin' Around the Clock

Walking with America's Veterans

CC: Santa Clara


Special programs that are applicable to all events or all walks are not shown to reduce clutter.

Event comments

NEW Hours: Open 6:30AM daily. Extended hours open until 10:00PM Wed-Sat with live music Friday evenings.This route includes a loop through residential areas of historic Los Gatos. Nestled in the foothills of the Santa Cruz mountains, you will see a mixture of beautiful modern homes and well preserved Victorians. You pass the Forbes Mill as you begin the second loop along the beautiful Los Gatos Creek Trail. You will enjoy shaded areas along this popular wooded trail with a surprise railroad depot and carousel on the route. A wonderful Sunday Farmer's Market is near the end of the walk.

conditions for the event

Distance: 5, 10km, Rating: 1A

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Medium

Wheelchairs: Hard

Event information

California county: Santa Clara. Restroom at the start with another found just past the train depot in Vasona Park.

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

how to get to the event

Driving to the start box

101 W Main, Los Gatos, CA 95030. From Hwy 280 or 101, take Hwy 17 (880) S. towards Santa Cruz. Take Los Gatos-Saratoga exit (not East Los Gatos). Turn left at first traffic signal, University Ave. Proceed to end of University; at T at W. Main, Los Gatos Roasting Co. is directly in front of you. NB Hwy 17, take Main Ave. exit for Los Gatos. At Main St, turn right. Los Gatos Roasting Co. on right in first block. NEW Start box location: wooden cabinet located on wall above the ATM machine just inside the door. NOTE: Free long term parking in Old Town underground garage on University on right 1/2 block BEFORE dead end. Parking also available on side streets - PLEASE pay attention to the parking signs; they are enforced.

Maps phrase and directions link

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Los Gatos Coffee Roasting Company

event sponsor

South Bay Striders (AVA-0338)

Event website: www.sbstriders.org

point of contact

Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.