Walk, run, or ride with a partner.
During and after storms, avoid flooded trail under-crossings.
If you are alone on the trails, avoid unfamiliar areas.
Let someone know where you will be and when you intend to return.
Carry a Cell Phone.
Be aware of your surroundings at all times.
Trust your instincts and avoid areas where you feel uncomfortable.
If you think you are being followed, go to an open business or a lighted house.
Report suspicious behavior to the Police by calling 911.
Be aware of trail hazards such as loose gravel, glass, holes, ruts, and low-hanging branches.
Trail conditions can vary depending on the time of year. Flooded or muddy areas can be hazardous.
Keep your distance from wildlife.
Do not feed wildlife.
Mountain lions and coyotes are occasionally sighted in the more rural areas or the trails. If you see a mountain lion or coyote that is sick, injured or behaving aggressively toward people or pets, Call 911 immediately. If you see a mountain lion near a park or trail, call (408) 793-5510 (Park Concern Hotline).