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Parks and nature in Los Altos

Top parks

Nature Preserve
“Arastradero is another great place to hike, it offers many more trails than "the dish" and all unpaved. It's less crowded at times than the dish and offers beautiful views and manageable trails for runnig/hiking. Dogs are allowed on leash.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Farm
“Local organic farm great for kids of all ages interested in sustainable and responsible food production. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Park
“This nearby large, green park is great for relaxing, picnicking, BBQing, walking, running, and playing tennis, basketball, soccer, baseball/softball, and more. There are tennis courts, a basketball court, skate park and public pool within the park as well as a community center. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Park
“Private park for Palo Alto residents with a variety of terrain, trails, fauna, and scenic vista points. Bring a Palo Alto resident with you to get in during business hours or go on weekends when rangers arent working. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“Nice family friendly hike next to seasonal creek. Connects to Shoup Park, a lovely park for children with toddler and big kid playground, seasonal stream for puddle stomping and grass for picnics and play.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“Scenic hiking. Wear pants to avoid ticks. The upside is you may see jack rabbits, deer or a bobcat.”
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“Attached to Redwood Grove via wandering stream, this park is great for kids. Toddler and big kid playground, seasonal stream for puddle stomping and grass for picnics and play. There is even a touching monument honoring soldiers that fought in foreign wars tucked in the back.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Tennis Court
“Enjoy a nice, peaceful walk on the trail or bring a blanket and lay down in the grass at Rengstorff Park. There is a great playground for children and an awesome skate park. ”
  • 3 locals recommend

Trails

Nature Preserve
“Arastradero is another great place to hike, it offers many more trails than "the dish" and all unpaved. It's less crowded at times than the dish and offers beautiful views and manageable trails for runnig/hiking. Dogs are allowed on leash.”
  • 15 locals recommend
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