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About San Jose Trails
San Jose has one of the nation's largest urban trail networks, with over 57 miles developed and open to the public.

The network of trail systems offers a wide variety of experiences.  Core trails like the Guadalupe River, Coyote Creek and Highway 87 Bikeway extend a long distance and provide an opportunity for both recreation and commuting.  Edge trails like Albertson Parkway and Upper Silver Creek provide access to nature and open space for recreation. Trails like the Silver Creek Valley system offer challenging inclines and valley-wide views.

The City's Greenprint, General Plan, Bike Plan and Green Vision all support further development; with a goal for a 100-mile paved trail network by 2022.  This mileage is to be developed upon 35 defined trail systems.  Extending existing trails, closing gaps and interconnecting trails are a key objective for development so that travel can occur entirely within an off-street environment. 

What's New?
Get updates on projects under development, existing trails, special event traffic, and the occasional closures by following these accounts:

Map - Citywide Trail Network (existing, open trail systems)
Map - Citywide Trail Network (future 100-mile interconnected network of systems)
Map - Countywide Trails and Bikeways  (VTA Map) 
Map - Sites to see along the Guadalupe River Trail
Trail Systems (the individual trail systems that combined, create the network)
Search by Trail Name (search engine for City facilities)
App by Transit &Trails
BikeShare - Available in Downtown San Jose (starts summer 2013) 

Contact the Trail Program Manager for questions or follow the links on the Left Navigation Bar for more details.

Social Media 
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Video: Before & After Trail Development

News and Announcements
Guadalupe River (15-min Closures, start Aug 31): River clean-up between Hwy 101 and Trimble Road
SCVWD will be cleaning the river from 101 to Trimble starting August 31. The work will take about 30 business days (1-1/2 months). Trucks accessing the site will require temporary 15 minute closures. Please follow/respect all signs and staff instruction. Read on...
Highway 237 Bikeway (Sunnyale to Lafayette): PG&E working along trail from Aug-Oct
Highway 237 Bikeway will see some adjacent construction activity as PG&E works in the area. Expect staff and vehicles - trail to remain open but may be obstructed.
Lower Guadalupe River Trail Closure (Tasman Dr-Gold St): Starts August 7.
PG&E to replace a section of a gas transmission pipeline as part of a mandated pipeline safety program. During the closure, trail users are encouraged to use adjacent roadways & sidewalks, or the gravel maintenance road along the west bank of the river. Read on...