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Santa Clara Bike Trails

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Santa Clara Bike Trails Crisscross Scenic Silicon Valley Communities

Bike trails take outdoor enthusiasts through nearly all of Santa Clara's beautiful, scenic neighborhoods and communities.

Bike trails are found in the following Santa Clara County communities/cities:

• Campbell

• Cupertino

• Gilroy

• Los Altos

• Los Altos Hills

• Los Gatos

• Milpitas

• Monte Sereno

• Morgan Hill

• Mountain View

• Palo Alto

• Downtown San Jose

• North San Jose

• South San Jose

• East San Jose

• West San Jose

Santa Clara

• Saratoga

• Sunnyvale

Bike trails can be found for nearly every skill level in and around Santa Clara. Beginners can enjoy smaller hills and flat surfaces along scenic pathways. Those looking for a challenge can find it in the steeper hills and winding trails. Some bike paths are on the street. Remember to ride facing traffic when riding on the street for maximum safety. All bike riders should wear a helmet when riding. Off street biking includes many trails running through local parks and along area waterways. Bike trails are near Palo Alto Airport and Menlo Park to Santa Teresa County Park and Evergreen Valley.

Santa Clara, California Mountain Biking

Mountain bike trails can be found throughout the Silicon Valley. Designated mountain bike areas include relatively flat rides along the Bay Trail. This is an excellent trail for beginners looking to enjoy the benefits of mountain biking without the risks involved with more challenging trails. Mountain View and Palo Alto offer more challenging mountain biking areas for more advanced riders. Some communities host mountain biking competitions. The Los Gatos Creek Trail (going through Los Gatos, Campbell and San Jose) and the Coyote Creek Trail are some of the more scenic mountain bike trails for enjoying the region's natural surroundings.

Finding the Right Gear

Looking for the right gear to enjoy biking or mountain biking in the Santa Clara area? Many specialty shops and sporting goods stores are located throughout the city where you can find all the gear you need to safely enjoy the natural beauty of Santa Clara County.

 

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