Foothills Open Space Preserve

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Park Rule: On Leash
Restroom: No
Park Size: Large
Small Dog Area: No
Fee: None
Services: Dog Walking
Description
Foothills Open Space Preserve finds its home in Palo Alto, California. One of many Midpeninsula Regional Open Space parks, this 212-acre property is considered one of California's best-kept secrets. The grounds offer varied terrain including steep inclines and densely forested areas. There are also numerous ravines which swell then culminate in the on-premise Adobe Creek. 

Situated directly above the Hidden Villa Ranch and next to the 1,400-acre family-friendly Foothills Park, Foothills Open Space Preserve provides a scenic focal point from which to obtain 360-degree views of San Francisco Bay, stretching from San Jose to San Francisco proper. This lovely nature preserve is a dog-friendly facility. 

Dogs may join their owners on the premises but must remain leashed. There are no amenities provided at this public park. As such, owners must ensure they have drinking water with them as there are no bathrooms where water could be obtained for this purpose. Complimentary poop bags are not available, and thus, owners should bring some with them from home. 

It is expected that all owners will display responsible pet ownership and clean up after their pets. As a public recreational space, Foothills Open Space Preserve offers entrance to its property at no cost to all people and their pooches. Among the most popular attractions at this park are the following: picnicking, hiking, horseback riding, and the viewing of wildlife in its natural habitat. 

There are certain trails which restrict access to horses and dogs. Bikes are not permitted on any of the trails at any time. Visitors to Foothills Open Space Preserve are required to carefully comply with all California state by-laws. These include making certain all dogs are up to date on vaccinations as well as licensed with their respective city. Feeling the urge to get reconnect with nature? Why not plan a road trip to Foothills Open Space Preserve?

Address
Page Mill Rd
Palo Alto, CA
Hours
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Address
Page Mill Rd
Palo Alto, CA
Hours
Mon Sunrise - Sunset
Tue Sunrise - Sunset
Wed Sunrise - Sunset
Thu Sunrise - Sunset
Fri Sunrise - Sunset
Sat Sunrise - Sunset
Sun Sunrise - Sunset