After many years of work, this much anticipated opening will complete the missing link along a 26-mile continuous section of trail between East Palo Alto and San Jose. The trail opening is the culmination of years of collaboration among many different agencies and is one of several public access and recreation projects within the 15,100-acre South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project. It will be managed by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service as part of the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refu
If you are not arriving to this event by bicycle you should arrive by 10:30 a.m. for a shuttle to event site in Sunnyvale. Bicycling to the event is encouraged.
- This will be an hour long event on an exposed levee. Please bring a sun hat and/or sunscreen.
- The Gate on the Mountain View side of the trail (see map) will be closed until 12:00 noon.
- The south levee (bike route) is mostly gravel with some section of hard-packed dirt. Wide tires are recommended. The last section (see map) is very narrow. Please be careful.
San Jose Mercury News Story - September 3, 2010
See map below for actual location. Click to details on the larger map.
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