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Dirca occidentalis

Dirca occidentalis, the western leatherwood, is a deciduous shrub with leaves three to seven centimeters in length. Yellow flowers emerge prior to leafing. It grows on moist and shaded slopes. It is rare and endemic to the San Francisco Bay area ...

                                               

Adobe Creek (Santa Clara County)

Adobe Creek is a 14.2-mile-long northward-flowing stream originating on Black Mountain in Santa Clara County, California, United States. It courses through the cities of Los Altos Hills, Los Altos, and Palo Alto. Historically, Adobe Creek was per ...

                                               

Alpine Creek

Alpine Creek is a small river in San Mateo County, California. It flows about 5 miles, from its source near West Alpine Road about a mile southwest of Skyline Boulevard, to its confluence with La Honda Creek to form San Gregorio Creek in La Honda ...

                                               

Awaswas

The Awaswas people, also known as Santa Cruz people, are one of eight divisions of the Ohlone Native Americans of Northern California. The Awaswas lived in the Santa Cruz Mountains and along the coast of present-day Santa Cruz County from present ...

                                               

Barron Creek

Barron Creek is a 5.8-mile-long northward-flowing stream originating in the lower foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains in Los Altos Hills in Santa Clara County, California, United States. It courses northerly through the cities of Los Altos Hill ...

                                               

Bean Creek (Zayante Creek tributary)

Bean Creek is a 9.1-mile-long stream that rises on the western slopes of the Santa Cruz Mountains and discharges to Zayante Creek. This stream traverses relatively rugged, forested lands and is the locus of an important fossil bearing formation. ...

                                               

Bear Creek (San Francisquito Creek tributary)

Bear Creek, or Bear Gulch Creek, is a 6.6-mile-long southeastward-flowing stream originating north of the summit of Sierra Morena in the Santa Cruz Mountains, near the community of Kings Mountain in San Mateo County, California, United States. It ...

                                               

Mount Bielawski

Mount Bielawski or Mount Bielewski is located in the Santa Cruz Mountains of California, near the San Francisco Bay Area. The mountain reaches an elevation of 3.234 feet just to the southwest of the Santa Cruz – Santa Clara county line and Highwa ...

                                               

Black Mountain (near Los Altos, California)

Black Mountain is a summit on Monte Bello Ridge in the Santa Cruz Mountains of west Santa Clara County, California, south of Los Altos and Los Altos Hills, and west of Cupertino, it is within the Palo Alto city limits though not near the develope ...

                                               

Branciforte Creek

Branciforte Creek is a 5.8-mile long watercourse in Santa Cruz County, California, United States. Branciforte Creek rises on the western slopes of the Santa Cruz Mountains and discharges to the San Lorenzo River, which in turn empties into the Pa ...

                                               

Carbonera Creek

Carbonera Creek is a 10.2-mile-long watercourse in Santa Cruz County, California, that eventually flows to the San Lorenzo River. The stream rises in the Rocky mountains of Santa Cruz and flows in a General South-westerly direction. In the city o ...

                                               

Corralitos Creek

Corralitos Creek is a 14.1-mile-long southward-flowing stream originating on the western slope of the Santa Cruz Mountains in Santa Cruz County, California, United States. It courses through the communities of Corralitos and Freedom, and touches ...

                                               

Corte Madera Creek (San Mateo County)

Corte Madera Creek is a 7.3-mile-long creek that flows north-northwest to Searsville Dam and then joins with Bear Creek to form San Francisquito Creek in California.

                                               

El Corte de Madera Creek

El Corte de Madera Creek is a small river in the Santa Cruz Mountains, San Mateo County, northern California. It is a tributary of San Gregorio Creek. The Creek flows about 7 miles 11 km from its source in kings mountain 37°2444"N 122°1840"W near ...

                                               

El Sereno Open Space Preserve

El Sereno Open Space Preserve is a park unit of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District located on the peak and slopes of 2580 ft. El Sereno mountain, a peak in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The preserve is located in Santa Clara County, Califo ...

                                               

Fall Creek (San Mateo County, California)

Fall Creek is a small river in the Santa Cruz Mountains, in San Mateo County, California. It is a tributary of Pescadero Creek. The Creek flows through Redwood Sequoia sempervirens forest in a very short course through a narrow canyon. It is a le ...

                                               

Foothills Open Space Preserve

Foothills Open Space Preserve is a 212-acre open space preserve on Page Mill Road in Palo Alto, California. The land for the preserve was gifted to the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District in 1974. The preserves only trail is.4 miles and lea ...

                                               

Hale Creek

Hale Creek is a short stream originating in the foothills of Los Altos Hills, California in Santa Clara County, California, United States. Its source is in the Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve upstream and east of Neary Quarry. The creek fl ...

                                               

Hecker Pass

Hecker Pass is a low mountain pass across the Santa Cruz Mountains of central California, connecting Watsonville on the Pacific coast to Gilroy and the Santa Clara Valley. It is traversed by Hecker Pass Road, the western part of California State ...

                                               

La Honda Creek

La Honda Creek is a small river in San Mateo County, California and is a tributary of San Gregorio Creek. It flows about 7 miles, from its source near Bear Gulch Road and Skyline Boulevard, to its confluence with Alpine Creek to form San Gregorio ...

                                               

Laguna Creek (San Mateo County)

Laguna Creek is a perennial stream that flows northwesterly for 2.6-mile along the San Andreas Fault from Woodside in San Mateo County, California and, after crossing the Phleger Estate and Filoli, enters Upper Crystal Springs Reservoir, where it ...

                                               

Laguna Creek (Santa Cruz County)

Laguna Creek is a 8.5-mile-long south by southwest-flowing stream originating on Ben Lomond Mountain in the Santa Cruz County, California, United States. It culminates in a lagoon before reaching the Pacific Ocean about six miles northwest of San ...

                                               

Llagas Creek

Llagas Creek is a perennial stream in Santa Clara County, California, United States. The headwaters rise on the eastern side of Crystal Peak near Loma Prieta. From there, the creek flows northeast along Casa Loma Road, until it reaches Uvas Road, ...

                                               

Loma Prieta

Loma Prieta is 3.790 feet high and is the highest peak in the Santa Cruz Mountains in Northern California. In the 19th century, the peak called Mount Bache, the name was given in honor of Alexander Dallas Bache, the name is no longer used. From 1 ...

                                               

Long Ridge (San Mateo County, California)

Long Ridge is a hill located in the Santa Cruz Mountains in the San Francisco Bay Area, California. The hill rises to an elevation of about 2.600 feet on private property near Highway 35 and the Santa Clara-San Mateo county line. The hill is the ...

                                               

Long Ridge Open Space Preserve

Long Ridge has 13.5 miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding, including the Bay Area Ridge Trail which runs through the preserve. Trails connect the preserve with other nearby open space, including Saratoga Gap Open Space ...

                                               

Los Gatos Creek (Santa Clara County)

The Los Gatos Creek runs 24 miles in California through Santa Clara Valley Water Districts Guadalupe Watershed from the Santa Cruz Mountains northward through the Santa Clara Valley until its confluence with the Guadalupe River in downtown San Jo ...

                                               

Los Trancos Open Space Preserve

Los Trancos Open Space Preserve is a 274-acre open space preserve, located in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties, California, near Los Altos Hills, California. The preserve contains about 5 miles of hiking trails, of which 2.1 miles are open to e ...

                                               

McNee Ranch State Park

McNee Ranch is located in the Santa Cruz Mountains of the United States, near the unincorporated community of Montara, California in San Mateo County. The highest point in the 690-acre ranch rises to 1.898 feet above sea level. An unpaved fire ro ...

                                               

Monta Vista Fault

The Monta Vista Fault is a potentially active fault, in Santa Clara County, California. It is a relatively short fault that runs between and generally parallel to the much longer San Andreas Fault and Hayward Fault Zones, trending northwest along ...

                                               

Monte Bello Open Space Preserve

Monte Bello Open Space Preserve is a 3.133-acre open space preserve, located near Palo Alto in the Santa Cruz Mountains, in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties, California, United States. The preserve encompasses the upper Stevens Creek watershed ...

                                               

Permanente Creek

Permanente Creek is a 13.3-mile-long stream originating on Black Mountain in Santa Clara County, California, United States. It is the namesake for the Kaiser Permanente health maintenance organization. Named by early Spanish explorers as Arroyo P ...

                                               

Pescadero Creek

Pescadero Creek is a major stream in Santa Cruz and San Mateo counties in California. At 26.6 miles, it is the longest stream in San Mateo County and flows all year from springs in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Its source is at 1.880 feet above sea l ...

                                               

Pilarcitos Creek

Pilarcitos Creek is a 13.5-mile-long coastal stream in San Mateo County, California, United States, that rises on the western slopes of the Santa Cruz Mountains and descends through Pilarcitos Canyon to discharge into the Pacific Ocean Half Moon ...

                                               

Pulgas Ridge Open Space Preserve

Pulgas Ridge Open Space Preserve is a public recreation area in the Santa Cruz Mountains, San Mateo County in northern California. It is managed by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District. The reserve encompasses 366 acres 1.48 km 2 6 km 9. ...

                                               

Purisima Creek (Santa Clara County)

Purisima Creek is a 2-mile-long eastward-flowing stream originating in Los Altos Hills in Santa Clara County, California, United States. It is a tributary of Adobe Creek which it joins just after entering Los Altos.

                                               

Redwood Grove

The Redwood Grove of Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, which is located in Santa Cruz County in Northern California, is a grove of Coast Redwoods with member trees extending into the 1400- to 1800-year-old range. This grove is notable because it ...

                                               

San Andreas Creek

San Andres Creek, now called San Andreas Creek, is a perennial stream that flows 5.9 miles southeasterly along the San Andreas Fault from Sweeney Ridge in San Mateo County, California, providing the inflow to and outflow from San Andreas Reservoi ...

                                               

San Bruno Mountain State Park

San Bruno Mountain State Park, officially San Bruno Mountain State and County Park is a park located in northern San Mateo County, California. It is adjacent to the southern boundary of San Francisco and borders the cities of Brisbane, South San ...

                                               

San Francisquito Creek

San Francisquito Creek is a creek that flows into southwest San Francisco Bay in California, United States. Historically it was called the Arroyo de San Francisco by Juan Bautista de Anza in 1776. San Francisquito Creek courses through the towns ...

                                               

San Gregorio Creek

San Gregorio Creek is a river in San Mateo County, California. Its tributaries originate on the western ridges of the Santa Cruz Mountains whence it courses southwest through steep forested canyons. The San Gregorio Creek mainstem begins at the c ...

                                               

San Lorenzo River

The San Lorenzo River is a 29.3 miles long river whose headwaters originate in Castle Rock State Park in the Santa Cruz Mountains and flow south by southeast through the San Lorenzo Valley before passing through Santa Cruz and emptying into Monte ...

                                               

Saratoga Gap Open Space Preserve

Saratoga Gap Open Space Preserve is a 1540-acre regional park located near Saratoga Gap in the Santa Cruz Mountains of Santa Clara County, California. The preserve is owned and operated by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District. The preser ...

                                               

Sawyer Camp Trail

Sawyer Camp Trail is a popular 6-mile trail located in the San Andreas Fault rift valley in San Mateo County, California near Hillsborough and the San Mateo Highlands. Officially, it is a segment of the longer Crystal Springs Regional Trail. Appr ...

                                               

Sierra Azul

The Sierra Azul is a mountain range in Santa Clara County, California. It is the southern half of the Santa Cruz Mountains range, which is divided into two parts by California Highway 17 into what the colonizing Spanish called the Sierra Morena o ...

                                               

Soquel Demonstration State Forest

Soquel Demonstration State Forest is one of eight Cal Fire operated Demonstration State Forests totaling 71.000 acres. Collectively, the forests represent the most common forest types in the state. The State Forests grow approximately 75 million ...

                                               

Mount Thayer

Mount Thayer is a mountain in the Santa Cruz mountain range located in Santa Clara County, California. The summit is in a section of the abandoned Almaden Air Force Station, about 1 mile west of Mount Umunhum. The elevation of the summit is at 3. ...

                                               

Mount Umunhum

Mount Umunhum is the fourth-highest peak in Californias Santa Cruz Mountains. The mountain is situated in Santa Clara County, south of San Jose. It is sometimes referred to as Mount Um by locals. Most of the mountain is within the Sierra Azul Ope ...

                                               

Big Sycamore Canyon

Big Sycamore Canyon, often shortened to Sycamore Canyon, is a major feature of Point Mugu State Park, in Ventura County, California, United States. Sycamore Canyon is situated in the northernmost region of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recr ...

                                               

Boney Peak

Boney Mountain in Ventura County, California is one of the highest peaks in the Santa Monica Mountains. The prominent mountain visible from Newbury Park, California is 2.825 feet. It is also known as Boney Peak. The mountain contains four of the ...

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