Los Trancos

Open Space Preserve - California

Los Trancos Open Space Preserve is a 274-acre area located in the Santa Cruz Mountains above Palo Alto. This is an ideal spot to learn about earthquake geology. The San Andreas Fault, one of the world's longest and most active faults, splits the preserve. The Preserve is situated at about 2,000 feet and always has fresh air scented with pungent bay leaves, sweet grass, and damp woods. Here, visitors will find a pleasant environment of rolling grassland knolls alternating with oak woodland and cool shaded forest. On a clear day, one can spot the gleaming skyscrapers of San Francisco and pick out Mt. Diablo across the bay.

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Trail Map of Los Trancos Open Space Preserve (OSP) in California. Published by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District.Midpeninsula Regional Open Space - Los Trancos

Trail Map of Los Trancos Open Space Preserve (OSP) in California. Published by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District.

Trail Map of Coal Creek Open Space Preserve (OSP) in California. Published by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District.Midpeninsula Regional Open Space - Coal Creek

Trail Map of Coal Creek Open Space Preserve (OSP) in California. Published by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District.

Trail Map of Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve (OSP) in California. Published by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District.Midpeninsula Regional Open Space - Russian Ridge

Trail Map of Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve (OSP) in California. Published by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District.

Trail Map of Monte Bello Open Space Preserve (OSP) in Midpeninsula Regional Open Space in California. Published by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District.Midpeninsula Regional Open Space - Monte Bello

Trail Map of Monte Bello Open Space Preserve (OSP) in Midpeninsula Regional Open Space in California. Published by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District.

Trail Map of South Skyline Region Open Space Preserve (OSP) in California. Published by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District.Midpeninsula Regional Open Space - South Skyline Region

Trail Map of South Skyline Region Open Space Preserve (OSP) in California. Published by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District.

Vintage 1957 USGS 1:250000 map of San Francisco in California. Published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).Vintage USGS - San Francisco - 1957

Vintage 1957 USGS 1:250000 map of San Francisco in California. Published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Los Trancos OSP https://www.openspace.org/preserves/los-trancos Los Trancos Open Space Preserve is a 274-acre area located in the Santa Cruz Mountains above Palo Alto. This is an ideal spot to learn about earthquake geology. The San Andreas Fault, one of the world's longest and most active faults, splits the preserve. The Preserve is situated at about 2,000 feet and always has fresh air scented with pungent bay leaves, sweet grass, and damp woods. Here, visitors will find a pleasant environment of rolling grassland knolls alternating with oak woodland and cool shaded forest. On a clear day, one can spot the gleaming skyscrapers of San Francisco and pick out Mt. Diablo across the bay.

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