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Other Sites for the Stevens Creek Trail

City of Mountain View Shoreline Stevens Creek Trail
A very nice Map of the completed trail sections; Access information.
Find under the Trails at Mountain View Things to Do: walking, jogging, bicycling... section.

City of Los Altos Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (LA-BPAC)
The Los Altos BPAC page on Stevens Creek Trail has links to their Bicycle Map of Los Altos and the final Stevens Creek Trail Feasibility Study for Connecting Stevens Creek Trail through their city.

The Bay Trail in Mountain View and Stevens Creek
Virtual Tour; Introduction; Lots of links; Access information
Update (but just a prototype) of the page, so the link may go dead.

South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project
A project to restore and enhance a mix of wetland habitats, provide for flood management, and provide public access and recreation opportunities in the 25 square mile area of the bay south of the San Mateo Bridge. This includes the stretch of Bay Trail between Mountain View and Sunnyvale past Moffett field and Lockheed Martin. Explore their interactive map

Cupertino Parks and Recreation page .
Cupertino's page for the Stevens Creek Corridor Project has good information, as does a short update they published following the Blackberry Farm reopening.

Sunnyvale Trails Yahoo group: Sunnyvale Trails was developed to provide an open forum for people interested in trail and greenbelt issues in Sunnyvale, California. Present areas of interest include John W Christian Greenbelt, Calabazas Creek Trail, Stevens Creek Trail, Bay Trail and the Sunnyvale East and West Channels.

Sunnyvale regional trail information and advocacy

Sierra Club Trails - Stevens Creek Trail:
A new/Beta website for finding trails and sharing them with friends.

Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District:
Stevens Creek Reservoir is the boundary between the lower Stevens Creek Trail (which we are focused upon) and many other trail and preserves, including the upper Stevens Creek Trail, aka, Stevens Canyon Trail. Visit this site to get maps to places to continue on to:

  • Rancho San Antonio
  • Fremont Older
  • Picchetti Ranch
  • Monte Bello
  • Saratoga Gap

Santa Clara County Parks:
The Stevens Creek Trail runs near Rancho San Antonio and through Stevens Creek Park and Upper Stevens Creek County Parks There are extensive trails within each of the parks, primarily for hiking, but limited biking and equestrian trails are also available. Check out their guides:
A map of Rancho San Antonio County Park,
A map of Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve,
Stevens Creek County Park trails,
Upper Stevens Creek Park trails.

Trail Participation or Support Links

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American Trails Homepage.
Provides national links; REFERENCES; BIBLIOGRAPHIES

Committee for Green Foothills (Formerly Bay Area Environmental Forum)
Topical series, info/references on hotbutton or
political topics

California Trail Connection (Formerly California Trails and Greenways)
Your one-stop web resource for news and in-depth information about California's Trails and Greenways.

Local Government Commissions Homepage

MidPeninsula Regional Openspace District
model USER GUIDELINES (dogs, bikes, ADA)

Moffett Park Business & Transportation Association
The MPBTA promotes alternate commute mode programs for its member employers, including carpool, vanpool, transit, bicycling and walking.

Peninsula Conservation Center Foundation
Business Environmental Awards

Santa Clara County Parks and Recreation

Save Our Trails
A local organization whose mission is To promote trails in Santa Clara County for the benefit and enjoyment of all people.

Sunnyvale Bike and Pedestrian Advisory Committee Find out their meeting times and what they have been up to lately. Also, they have bike maps available and other resources.

Santa Cruz Mountain Trail Association
is an outdoor trail activity organization that conducts hikes and builds and maintains trails in the Santa Cruz Mountains. They also have good LINKS to trail groups, agencies, and resources

Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition
SVBC is committed to raising cycling consciousness in local governments.

The Trail Center
CALENDAR of bay trail events;maps;TRAILBUILDING
CLASSES; trailbuilding references

Wetland Training Institute
provides training in wetland delineation, soils and hydrology, wetland construction and restoration, nationwide permits, plant identification, mitigation banking concepts, and other riparian resource conservation issues.

Nonprofit Gateway
GRANT INFO for each Federal Agency or Dept

Foundation Center
Non-government organizations providing grants.

Trail Maps and User Connections

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VTA 2016 Bikeways Map - Santa Clara County
For the past several years, Friends of Stevens Creek Trail has picked up the tab on printing of the Santa Clara Countywide Bikeways Map. We think this is such a valuable tool for cyclists that it is worth us paying for it, to insure everyone can get a copy - and we get a little spot for Stevens Creek Trail map on the back. This received a full update in 2016. Stevens Creek Trail is shown on the Mountain View(A) and Cupertino(D) tiles of the map and the Sunnyvale(B) tile will help with connections to the east.

San Francisco Bay Trail
This site for the planned 500-Mile shoreline trail around the bay features Maps and Virtual tours, as well as access information

Bay Area Ridge Trail Council
The Bay Area Ridge Trail already has over 350 miles of trail open to hikers, equestrians, and cyclists. Their site features an interactive map and lists their many events and ways to support the trail.

Guadalupe River Trail is a part of San Jose Parks system of Trails
maps; access information

Los Gatos - Blossom Hill Trails
A user created Google map of trails around the Sierra Azul area. Alternate link

Trail Conditions Map - Santa Clara County
Off the Cycleicious blog site, an avid cyclist scours the web for information on flood status of trails and shares this visually on this page. Hopefully Stevens Creek and Permanente Creek trails will be added soon!

511 Bay Area Bike to Work Information
Primer for getting started on biking to work, but also resources for how to connect the trail with MASS TRANSIT.
Provides trail locators and support services

San Francisco Bay Area Watersheds & Resources
Lots of links to other organizations around the bay. Other creek groups and environmental groups.

Stevens Creek Corridor Information

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Santa Clara Valley Water District
Click for the Lower Peninsula, including Stevens Creek, Watershed Information and Projects. Access technical information like real time reservoir levels and stream flow rates from this starting point, including graphs of the past.

Creek Connections Action Group is a group run by the Santa Clara Valley Water District that sponsors the National River Cleanup Days in May and September.

Stevens & Permanente Creeks Watershed Council
The SPCWC mission is to engage the community in wise stewardship of our watershed, furthering the protection, restoration, and community appreciation of creeks and associated habitats.

Santa Clara County Creeks Coalition - advocates for living streams
The Santa Clara County Creeks Coalition seeks to transform our local creeks into "living streams".

Mountain View Trees
A group that works to sustain and enhance the trees of Mountain View, California, through community stewardship, education and advocacy. They hold planting work-parties along Stevens Creek Trail.

National Weather Service-San Francisco Bay
WEATHER at the bay and coastal ends of the trail.

Santa Clara Valley Water District (SCVWD) real-time stream gauges
- See reports showing flow and stream depths over time up to current for many creeks, including Stevens Creek below the reservoir.

USGS Wind Patterns
Real-Time WIND PATTERN in San Francisco Bay

USGS Quake Data
Real-Time QUAKE info on Stevens Creek Trail; QUAKE
PROBABILITIES along Stevens Creek Trail

Tide Predictor
Real-Time and FORECAST TIDES at or near Stevens Creek

Cool, huh?

Local Environmental Groups

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Sunnyvale Cool Cities
One of many "Cool Cities" across the country working to reduce Green House Gas emissions and promote green and sustainable living in Sunnyvale. They are also part of the website or you can email them.  

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