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Los Gatos Creek
The Los Gatos Creek Trail system extends from downtown San Jose to the hills above Los Gatos Creek.  On-street travel along bike lanes on Willow Street is required to travel between downtown and west San Jose. 

The Downtown reach of the trail extends from San Carlos Street (frontage road) to Lonus Street.
The western reach of the trail extends from Meridian Avenue, travels through Campbell and Los Gatos to reach Lexington Dam.

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The trail system follows the waterway along both reaches.  The west San Jose reach that extends to Lexington Reservoir is very popular on weekdays and weekends.  Shopping and dining in Campbell and Los Gatos make it possible to spend a day exploring the trail.  

  • 1.9 miles from San Carlos Street to Lonus Street (within San Jose)
  • 9.3 miles from Meridian Avenue to Lexington Dam (within San Jose, Campbell, Los Gatos, and the County)


Map - of Downtown San Jose and Main trail sections


The trail is not part of a regional, state or nationally-recognized trail system.  

Planning Documents
Master Plan - Entire trail system (From Los Gatos to Downtown San Jose) 
Master Plan - Downtown (Reach 5, from Auzerais Avenue to Guadalupe River)