Long Loop in Calero - Route V
15.4 miles     2600 ft
14 Mar 2010
Summary

Great hike through green rolling hills and rugged terrain.

Location: Calero County Park

Elevation Profile
Trip Planning

Trail Maps

» Official Trail Map: Good map with various trails.

Route

To Rancho Canada Del Oro Parking Lot: From the parking lot along McKean Road, follow Figueroa Trail (0.2 miles) → right on Los Cerritos Trail (2.5 miles) → right on Pena Trail (0.4 miles) → Javelina Loop (1.1 miles) → Cottle Trail (1.3 miles) → Chisnantuck Peak Trail (1.0 miles) → right on Bald Peaks Trail (0.2 miles) → left on Catamount Trail (1.7 miles) → right on Longwall Canyon Trail (0.5 miles) → Mayfair Ranch Trail (3.1 miles) to Rancho Canada Del Oro Parking Lot.

To Calero Parking Lot: Follow an unnamed trail (0.1 miles) → right on Serpentine Loop Trail (1.4 miles) → right on Canada del Oro Cutoff (0.2 miles) → Canada Del Oro Trail (0.8 miles) → right on Figueroa Trail (1.4 miles) to reach Calero Parking Lot.

Photos

Full photo album — 14 March 2010

Photos are from a different hike with similar landscape: Long Loop in Calero - Route I.
Trailhead

Location: on McKean Road in San Jose, CA 95037 . No street address. Parking area is visible in Google Maps if you zoom in sufficiently.

Directions: From Highway 101, take the Bailey Road exit and head west 2.7 miles to McKean Road. Turn left and follow the signs to the trail head for Figueora Trail (see trail map).

Google Maps:

Parking Fees: None (last visited: March 2010)

Capacity: Over 20 cars

Latitude: 37.174742     Longitude: -121.761096

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