San Jose is an outdoor adventurer’s dream, consistently ranked as one of the healthiest cities in America. Nestled among ancient redwood forests, picturesque mountains and endless ocean views just over the hill, San Jose offers remarkable sunny weather perfect for walking among the roses in the San Jose Municipal Rose Garden, or hiking along trails at Alum Rock Park or in higher altitudes at Castle Rock State Park.
Families, experienced hikers and novice explorers will find the perfect place to get outside in San Jose and the surrounding valley. It’s time to get some fresh air and take in the unforgettable views.
Find trails that fit any level of experience, from beginner to expert. Stick to the urban trails or trek the dirt paths and venture upward for panoramic views of the city.
Enjoy serene atmospheres and breathtaking beauty in our favorite botanical gardens.