Saratoga Gap Open Space

The park has 1,540-acres with trails for mountain bikers, hikers and horse.  The Saratoga Gap Trail parallels Skyline Boulevard with views of the ocean, passing under oaks and a wooded Douglas fir forest. View lichen-covered boulders and sandstone.


Be watchful of the trail rules for mountain bikers. No dogs allowed.

Operating Hours

Preserves are open from one-half hour before official sunrise until one-half hour after official sunset.

Disabled Access



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28798 Big Basin Way

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Parking is available at the Caltrans vista point on the southeast corner of the Skyline Boulevard (Highway 35) and Highway 9 intersection. Cross Highway 9 to reach the trailhead for Saratoga Gap Open Space Preserve, located at the northeastern corner of this junction.

Contact Info

Phone: 650-691-1200 and Email: