Rhus Ridge – Rancho San Antonio Loop

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This 6 mile recreational trail loop starts at Foothill College in the parking lot opposite of the Fire stations.  It can also be started in the Rhus  Ridge Parking Lot on Rhus Ridge Rd in Los Altos  or anywhere a long the loop.

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You can view the complete route online at:

855 feet of climbing – some 1 M steep up hill climbs

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Here is where the Rhus Ridge trail meets up with the Black Mountain trail.  You can go backpacking from your house in LAH and camp in the mountains next to you!

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Hiking the Chemise trail in Rancho San Antonio Park

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A lake in Los Altos Hills?  This lake was originally a very deep quarry pit that was closed and built into a home subdivision with their own lake!

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This Pathway is a hidden gem along the 280 south of El Monte

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This old barn is part of the Bob Stutz pathway near 280

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The Bob Stutz pathway

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A trail along Elena Rd near Moody

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Pathways encircle most of the Foothill College Campus

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Right from LAH are several entry points to other parks and preserves

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Rhus Ridge Trail pop out onto trails in Rancho San Antonio.