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San José has hundreds of unique and breath-taking venues perfect for an outside day. Visit one of San José’s 200+ parks, hike along 60 miles of scenic trails or catch a trout at Lake Cunningham Park. All this and more is just a short drive away.


Dog Parks

  • Features include dog height water fountains, separate smaller and larger park areas, paved and landscaped areas (varies by park) 
  • We also offer obedience classes visit

Disc Golf
  • Kelley Park is home to San José's largest Disc Golf course
  • 18 hole course in the beautiful outdoor setting of Kelley Regional Park
  • Our course is environmentally sound, open year-round and can be enjoyed immediately by all ages

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Horse Riding Camp at Emma Prusch
  • Learn about saddle, grooming, leading, horse psychology and safety
  • Play horse related games, and much more
  • Campers ride for at least one hour per day!
  • Horse riding campers will meet at the livestock barn
  • See all the available listing and register today!

  • Courses from 9 to 18 holes
  • Lighted driving ranges
Los Lagos Golf Course
Phone: (408) 361-0250
Los Lagos Website
Rancho Del Pueblo Golf Course
Phone: (408) 347-0990
Rancho Del Pueblo Website
San Jose Municipal Golf Course
Phone: (408) 441-4653
San Jose Municipal Website

Parks & Playgrounds
  • Enjoy the outdoors
  • Celebrate a special occasion 
  • A great way to volunteer

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Skate Parks & Bike Parks
  • The City of San José is home to six public skate parks, including California's largest skate park, Lake Cunningham Regional Skate Park (LCRSP) featuring the world's largest cradle, tallest vert wall, and largest full pipe, LCRSP offers a wide variety of terrain for all skill levels. Learn more about Lake Cunningham Regional Skate Park
  • Calabazas Park features the largest city-funded BMX course of its kind in the Bay Area. The park and the BMX course are open one hour after sunrise and closes one hour after sunset; however, the course will remain closed if the ground is deemed too wet for usage. Learn more about Calabazas BMX Park