Enjoy spectacular views of South San Jose, have fun at the Pueblo Day Use Area and explore Bernal-Gulnac-Joice Ranch, which has exhibits, tours and farm animals.
- The Pueblo Day Use Area has many amenities suitable for kids and adults, including picnic tables, barbecue pits, a volleyball net and horseshoe pits.
- Some trails, like Norred Trail, offer great views of South San Jose.
- The trails are relatively quiet without any traffic noise.
- The Bernal-Gulnac-Joice Ranch offers guided tours (although these have to be reserved beforehand) and exhibits. The ranch also has farm animals, like chicken, and sometimes hosts activities for kids
- There are still remnants of Norred Ranch, a private ranch that was sold and then taken over by the county, that can provide an interesting window into history.
- There is an archery range on the east side of the park that is free and open to the public although lessons are not offered.
- Many wild animals live here, including deer and roosters, and they are often easy to spot.
- If you want to use he group area at the Pueblo Day Use Area, you must reserve it beforehand.
- Stay on the path to avoid snakes and ticks.
- The Bernal-Gulnac-Joice Ranch exhibits are only open from Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. although additional days and hours can be reserved beforehand.
There are wheelchair-accessible bathrooms at the Pueblo Day Use Area. Some trails, like Norred Trail, are relatively flat enough for wheelchairs, but others, like parts of Joice Trail, are too steep. Some trails, like Pueblo Trail, are too rutted to be wheelchair accessible.
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