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Thursday, April 30, 2009

More of SF Bay Ridge trail completed in San Jose...

San Jose adds to its Trail Network


The Bay Area Ridge Trail had one more link added to its northern Santa Clara Valley crossing between the Santa Cruz Mountains and Diablo Range ridgelines.
On a beautiful October day, we celebrated the dedication of a 2.9-mile Ridge Trail segment along Penitencia Creek, a major tributary of Coyote Creek. Located in the Berryessa neighborhood of San Jose, the multiuse trail links parks, residential neighborhoods, schools, and a light-rail station, and is well used by bicyclists, walkers, and joggers.

Over several decades, three agencies have collaborated to create the creekside trail and adjacent parks. Santa Clara County Parks, the City of San Jose, and the Santa Clara Valley Water District also share management of the 134-acre linear park, which connects the city’s Penitencia Creek Park, the county’s Penitencia Creek Gardens, and the water district’s percolation ponds adjacent to Noble Park....

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