9 miles
1,644 ft
-1,652 ft
Avg time

Kennedy Tree Details

  • Riding area
    Los Gatos
    Los Gatos, California
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike type
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
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Kennedy trail is a fairly steep fire trail that stays dry / drains well after rain after the initial entry. Part of the Sierra Azul open space.

The most popular is the 2,920-acre Kennedy-Limekiln Area, accessible from Kennedy Road in Los Gatos, and from Highway 17, adjacent to Lexington Reservoir County Park and St. Joseph's Hill Open Space Preserve.

15 miles of trails, providing hikers, bicyclists, and equestrians with some excellent, strenuous loop trails.
Leashed dogs are allowed only on the trails in the Kennedy-Limekiln Area.
Bicyclists: there is a 15 mph trail speed limit and helmets are required at all times.
The popular Kennedy Trail/Limekiln Trail loop covers over 14 miles, and includes nearly 2,000 feet in elevation gain.

Access Info

Parking lot at Kennedy and Top of the Hill Road

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More Stats for Kennedy Tree mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -7 ft
  • Altitude min
    385 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,813 ft
  • Altitude start
    392 ft
  • Altitude end
    385 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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