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San Jose - Parks & Nature

May 20, 2021
San Jose

What to do if you encounter coyotes while hiking around the Bay Area (and why you may be seeing them more)

It's hiking season, and in many areas around the Bay Area that can mean running into coyotes, especially if you're walking with dogs. Here's a rundown of what to do (and what not to do) if you encounter a coyote. Read More

Apr 29, 2021
San Jose

Baby whale caught in fishing line off South Bay coast, rescuers seek help

A baby whale tangled up in fishing line that was first spotted off the Southern California coast last week appears to be heading towards the Bay Area, and rescuers hope the public can help locate it. Read More

Mar 02, 2021
San Jose

Park-like rooftop ‘people deck’ planned for large South Bay parking garage

Another innovative and ambitious project is now being proposed that could be a huge game-changer in the effort to revitalize and transform downtown San Jose. Read More

Feb 25, 2021
San Jose

New fees, capacity limits, and name change for newly public Palo Alto park

After decades of being strictly accessible to only people with a Palo Alto address, the 1,440-acre park is now open to the public. Since its opening in late December, the park’s popularity has soared among hikers and sightseers across the Bay Area. Read More

Jan 05, 2021
San Jose

After more than 51 years, Palo Alto’s Foothills Park is finally open to the public

Foothills Park, the notoriously inaccessible green space in Palo Alto that's been off-limits to the public for decades, is now open for anyone to enjoy — marking an end to its decades-old status as a private park. Read More

Jan 05, 2021
San Jose

6 great hiking spots around San Jose to get yourself active in 2021

If getting active and enjoying more nature time are on your list of New Year's resolutions for 2021, check out Hoodline's list of San Jose-area green spaces. Read More

Nov 08, 2019
San Jose

The 5 best parks in San Jose

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top parks in San Jose. Here's a rundown of top businesses in the city, with ratings, photos and more. Read More

Aug 14, 2019
San Jose

Sunnyvale's top 5 parks to visit now

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top parks in Sunnyvale. Here's a rundown of top businesses in the city, with ratings, photos and more. Read More