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Alum Rock Park

 

Alum Rock Park, established in 1872, was the earliest municipal park in California state of America. Located on the eastern part of San Jose, the Rock Park offers a sheer mishmash of rock climbing, picnic and volleyball playing. The park covers an area of 720 acres. From the moderate level of Penitencia Creek to the breathtaking height of South Rim trail and North Rim trail, itís a 21 kilometers trail. You can enjoy the scenic beauty of Santa Clara Valley and the Canyon below which is just amazing. Some of the parkís trails are reserved for the backpackers.


  • Administrative Offices of Alum Rock Park
    200 East Santa Clara Street
    San Josť, CA 95113
    408-535-3570

    Adopt A Park --- 793-4190
    Christmas in the Park --- 793-4170
    Community Gardens --- 793-4165
    Park / Trail Concerns --- 793-5510
    Park Information --- (408) 794-7275

    Mail your queries to: adoptapark@sanjoseca.gov



  • Environment of Alum Rock Park
    The vertical sides of the canyon are a piece of natural diversity which is very much identical to California. Trees like Poison Oak, Sage Brush, California Bay Laurel, and Penitencia Creek, California Buckeye are found aplenty in this region. Copious with different shades of green, the place is a must-visit for the nature-lovers and students. In any case, escaping to nature has no better address than this one.

  • History of Alum Rock Park
    Alum Rock Park during its early years was known as ĎThe Reservationí. During the first half of 20th century, it was named as Alum Rock Park. But the funniest part of this story is there is no alum in the rocks of this park. People thought that the large rock at the entrance consisted of alum, which was not the case actually, and named the park. Through the 30s of the last century, the place was very popular as a health resort. During 60s, the number of footfalls at the Alum Rock Park increased drastically and as a result, nature was damaged. Now many parts of the park are not open to all.

  • Things to remember about Alum Rock Park
    Alum Rock Park is closed on Mondays. Itís a part of the cityís Budget Reduction Planning which covers four of the prestigious parks of San Jose: Almaden Rock Park, Overfelt gardens, Prusch Farm Park and Alum Rock park

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