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North Rim Trail to Boccardo Trail at Alum Rock Park

Hike to the backcountry just beyond the popular park on southeast edge of Silicon Valley.
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Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 8.1 miles
Duration: Half day
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Overview :  The distance from sprawling, suburban San Jose to wide-open mountain-lion country is remarkably short--if you start out from Alum Rock... more »

Tips:  This really is mountain-lion country, though sightings are extremely rare. Check the sign boards for advice what to do if you... more »

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