Summer 2011 Outdoor Activities at Santa Clara County Parks in Almaden Valley

Santa Clara County ParksIf your family loves spending time together doing outdoor activities, then you’re going to love this one.

Following is the Summer 2011 Calendar of Outdoor Activities for Almaden Quicksilver County Park and Calero County Park. Both parks are conveniently located here in beautiful Almaden Valley.

The events include everything from history hikes, wildlife hikes, geocaching, moonlight paddles, bat sightings, and mining adventures.

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Yuletide Festivities at Casa Grande in New Almaden

Photo by Eco Dalla Luna.

Take a visit back in time for a real holiday treat at the newly renovated Casa Grande. Enjoy the afternoon with your family in a beautiful Victorian setting while learning about local history in the Quicksilver Mining Museum.

Sip hot spiced cider, munch on delicious cookies, and enjoy the holiday décor in this exquisite historic building. You can also purchase holiday gifts and local crafts from the unique gift shop.

At Casa Grande in New Almaden December 10, 2010 through January 2, 2011, from 12:00 to 4:00pm every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (except Christmas Day). For more information, call 408-323-1107.