Rich with San Jose history, Alum Rock Park, as one of California’s first municipal parks, was founded in 1872 and is a great space for the community to enjoy. Located centrally to your San Jose home, this park is ideal for those who appreciate spending time in nature.Trails extend over 12 miles of San Jose real estate. Marked paths are accessible to bikers and equestrians as well as hikers. There is a playground for kids to frolic and play, volleyball and horseshoe pits. Picnic areas are available for scenic lunches.
Alum Rock Park is home to a variety of wildlife. Sightings of brush rabbits and California quail are commonplace. Lucky visitors may spot a black-tailed deer or two or an elusive bobcat off the trail. Various plant life grows in the park including ferns, sagebrush, wild monkey flowers, wild rose and blackberries. An abundance of tree species add to the area’s beauty. Live Oak and Western Sycamore stand tall and proud next to Big-Leaf White Alder Maples. With over 700 acres of wilderness this is a perfect spot to spend the day outdoors. If your next family reunion or get together cannot fit in your San Jose home, reserve a picnic area at Alum Rock Park. Spaces can accommodate groups up to 300 people and includes tables, barbeques and restroom access. Inquire about available dates and get more details about Alum Rock Park online.