Spare the Air Alert has been issued from Tuesday, July 2 to Wednesday, July 3, in the Bay Area, including all Santa Clara County Parks. Wood burning is banned both indoors and outdoors. For more information, visit

Red Flag Warning has been issued to a significant portion of Santa Clara County due to critical fire danger through Friday, July 5th. Please exercise caution when outdoors.

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For UP-TO-DATE trail closure information, call (408) 355-2200, press 3.

Last updated on Wednesday, June 26, at 2:57 p.m.

Almaden Quicksilver County Park

  • Occasional and brief trail closures may be posted at trailheads for the following trails as we install irrigation mains on the downslope edge of Mine Hill Trail and perform other finishing work related to the calcine remediation project: Wood Rd Trail, Kitty Monahan Trail (formerly Yellow Kid Trail), Castillero Trail, Hidalgo Cemetery Trail, and Mine Hill Trail. Your understanding and cooperation during these intermittent closures are greatly appreciated.

Alviso Marina County Park

  • Levee closures are in effect until construction activities are completed. Closures include parts of the Alviso Slough Trail and sections of the Mallard Slough Trail at Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge.  Construction is scheduled to be completed by summer 2025. For more information, see the South San Francisco Bay Shoreline Project fact sheet

  • During severe storms and high tides, the launch ramp may be closed; do not use it if it’s closed.

Anderson Lake County Park

  • Many areas are closed until approximately 2020 due to the Anderson Dam Seismic Retrofit Project. ​​For project updates and to learn more about the Anderson Dam Seismic Retrofit Project: Valley Water Anderson Dam Seismic Retrofit 

    • Toyon Group Picnic Site and Parking Areas; Serpentine Trail; Dam Crest Woodchoppers Flat

    • Anderson Lake Park's boating and fishing, boat and vehicle parking areas, and boat ramp.

    • Coyote Road from the toe of the dam to the boat and vehicle parking areas; and Lakeview Trail is closed from the Anderson Launch Ramp parking lot trailhead to the westernmost junction with the Rancho Laguna Seca Trail.

    • Fishing will be closed along the entire reservoir shoreline.

    • Live Oak Group Picnic Site 

    • Bridge nearest Live Oak Group Picnic Site and all areas north of it

Coyote Creek / Parkway Lakes / Ogier Ponds / Guadalupe River (South of the Reservoir)​

  • The Coyote Creek Trail will be closed at Charlie's Bridge from July 30, 2024, to September 30, 2024, for routine maintenance, and there will be no access. If coming from the north end, there will be no access to the Anderson visitor center parking lot. The nearest trail access parking lot is the Metcalf Staging Area.

  • Reference CA Dept of Fish and Wildlife Sportfishing Regulations​ for more information on fishing regulations. 
  • Call (408) 355-2200 before you travel to make sure your park or reservoir of choice is open

Ed R. Levin County Park

  • The Azores Trail and the Los Coches Ridge Trail (between Junctions #53 and #68) are closed to equestrians due to wet conditions. 

  • The hang glider road (Monument Peak Road) is closed for rehabilitation through July 13, 2024. No vehicular traffic is permitted. All others should exercise extreme caution if using the road and plan alternate trail routes.

    • The 1750’, 600’ hang glider launch points are closed to vehicular traffic.

    • The 300’ hang glider launch point is open.

  • Sierra Trail is closed including Junctions #21, #18, and #17 for rehabilitation through July 13, 2024

  • The youth campground is open.

  • A section of the Spring Valley Trail is closed indefinitely due to a slide.

  • Sandy Wool Lake was stocked by the Department of Fish and Wildlife on 4/19/24 with 650 lbs of trout.

Field Sports Park

  • The Trap and Skeet Range will be open during construction. Check-in will be located at the trailer north of the Trap and Skeet Range. The Field Sports Park Clubhouse is being remodeled and under construction from Monday, May 13, 2024, to Thursday, October 31, 2024.

Los Gatos Creek County Park

  • There is a partial closure of the Los Gatos Creek Trail due to unsafe conditions. A short detour is available for the 100’ section of trail that is closed. 

Martial Cottle Park

  • The trail under Highway 85 is subject to occasional flooding; do not enter if flooded.

Penitencia Creek

  • Upper Penitencia Creek is closed year-round to fishing.
  • The trail under Highway 680 may become flooded; do not enter if flooded.

Sanborn County Park

  • Summit Rock is closed daily through August 30, 2024, for Peregrine Falcon nesting season.

  • Restricted Parking on Black Road (Map): To improve traffic flow for area residents and visitors at Sanborn County Park, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted resolutions restricting parking on Black Road. Press Release  

  • Trail closures related to fuel reduction projects for the Los Gatos Creek Watershed Forest Health Plan have finished for the season. 

Stevens Creek County Park

  • Rim Trail below the dam may become impassable when water overflows via the spillway. Do not proceed if conditions are unsafe and the trail is flooded. 

Uvas Canyon County Park

  • The bridge on the single-track section of the Waterfall Loop has been closed due to safety concerns. To bypass it, use the adjacent fire road. Review the map for details.

  • Uvas Creek Trail to the bottom section of the Lower Swanson Creek Trail, including the Lower Falls Trail due to safety concerns and repairs.

  • Lower Falls Trail due to repairs.

  • Reservations must be made before entering Uvas Canyon. They are required seven (7) days a week, including weekends and holidays. 

Confirmation of your reservation must be printed and placed on your dashboard when parked inside Uvas Canyon County Park. Visit to make your reservation.

Villa Montalvo

 Full or Partial Park Closures: 

  • July 19, 2024 (Friday) - Full-day closure for AOG Marcus Festival
  • September 8, 2024 (Sunday) - Full-day closure for FOOD & WINE
  • September 22, 2024 (Sunday) - Full-day closure for LatinX Festival

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