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All-Inclusive Playgrounds Coming Soon to a Neighborhood Near You

Earlier this year, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved funding for pioneering all-inclusive playground projects in each of the County’s five supervisorial districts. With accessible and secure slides, tree houses, carousels and swings, as well as playhouses and retreat spaces that encourage imaginary play and quiet time, all-inclusive playgrounds support recreation and…

Local Getaways, Parks

The PixInParks Challenge: Offering fun times for the whole family

  Looking to get outside? The Santa Clara County Parks Department wants to make it easy for everyone to get outside by offering their second annual  #PixInParks Challenge. What is the PixInParks Challenge? Carrie Grisenti, the Parks Outdoor Recreational Coordinator for the County Parks Department describes the PixInParks challenge:  “It’s a really fun challenge where…

Happy New Year, Santa Clara County!
Parks, Education, Health

Happy New Year, Santa Clara County!

Happy New Year, Santa Clara County! Have you made your new year’s resolutions yet? If your goals include more physical activity, finally reading that new book, or eating healthier, the County has lots of options to help you meet your goals and then some! Get outside and participate in the Parks Department’s #PixInParks Challenge. Read…

Holiday Spirit Brings Casa Grande to Life
Landmarks, Local Getaways, Parks

Holiday Spirit Brings Casa Grande to Life

A local treasure Casa Grande, the quicksilver mining museum located on Old Almaden road, came to life for a day filled with holiday-themed merriment during the Santa Clara County Parks Department’s annual “Holiday Living History Day.”  History of Casa Grande This beautifully restored house was once the home to New Almaden’s Quicksilver Mining Company manager….

  • Bald Peak at Calero County Park
  • Mummy Mtn. Scenic Overlook at Coyote Lake
  • Tie Camp Viewpoint at Mt. Madonna
  • The Melo family and Snell Barn in Joseph P. Grant County Park
  • Enjoying Lookout Point at Villa Montalvo
  • Sanborn Creek Bridge in Sanborn County Park
  • Hiking the Tony Look Trail in Stevens Creek County Park
Parks

The #PixInParks Challenge: Take a Walk on the Wild Side

If getting off the couch is one of your New Year’s resolutions, then Santa Clara County Parks has an offer you shouldn’t refuse.

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