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5 of the Best Hikes and Walks in San José
With so many amazing parks and preserves located in the San José area, it can be hard to know where to start! Fortunately, this lifelong resident of the South Bay is willing to share his five favorite hikes in San José.
Posted on By Mark Medeiros
Partnering for a Brighter Future: The Muwekma Ohlone Tribe
Recently, POST has been working with the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe to establish The Muwekma Ohlone Foundation, a new land trust with the goal of reconnecting tribal members with their ancestral lands.
Posted on By Dan Olstein
What We Can Learn from Wildlife Moving Between Mountains
For the past three years, POST and our partners have studied wildlife movement in the Southern Santa Cruz Mountains. Here's what we hope to learn.
Posted on By Marian Vernon
Accessible Trails for Everyone to Enjoy
Explore some of our favorite easy access trails and get tips for finding accessible outings near you!
Posted on By Vickie Rozell

Upcoming Events

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June 12, 2022
Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve - Jun 12, 2022 - 1:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.
  • Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve
  • 1:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Event Details
Enjoy a stunning afternoon hike at Mindego Hill - this strenuous route will take you up to the top of the hill where you'll enjoy panoramic views of beautiful redwood forests.
June 21, 2022
Rancho Cañada del Oro - Jun 21, 2022 - 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
  • Rancho Cañada del Oro
  • 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
Event Details
Enjoy a beautiful 4.1 mile hike through beautiful Rancho Cañada del Oro! Sign up now and get a chance to view rolling grasslands and oak woodland ridges.
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