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Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve – Kennedy Limekiln Area

by on July 08, 2012

Energetic hikers, bicyclists, and equestrians appreciate the rugged and steep terrain of this park and its grasslands, steep chaparral, oak woodland forests. and shady riparian corridors.

This  sprawling 17,000-acre Sierra Azul preserve covers a wide swath of the Santa Cruz Mountains. From the wide trails here, you’ll get great views of the mountains, Los Gatos, and the odd 6-story concrete monolith that once housed a radar station that was part of the national strategic defense network.

Acres : 3026

Access Status : Open Access

Agency : Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District

Agency Website : http://www.openspace.org

Park Website : http://www.openspace.org/preserves/pr_sierra_azul.asp

Park Map Link : http://openspace.org//preserves/maps/pr_sierra_azul.pdf

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