Ulistac Nature Area

Ulistac Natural Area is the only dedicated natural open space in the City of Santa Clara.  It's 40 acres showcases seven distinctive natural habitats. Birds are plentiful along Guadalupe River and butterflies enjoy the native wildflowers and other plants. There are no restrooms, drinking water or picnic tables within Ulistac, but they can be found across the street at Lick Mill Park.

Operating Hours

Sunrise to one-half hour after sunset

Disabled Access

Most of the dirt trails are flat.


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4901 Lick Mill Blvd

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The park is located on Lick Mill Boulevard between Tasman Drive and Montague Expressway. There are two main street entrances: the north end near Tasman, and the south end near Hope Dr. Besides restricted street parking, there is a small parking lot at Lick Mill Park. Alternatively, Ulistac's north entrance is a 10 minute walk from the Lick Mill light rail station or a 20 minutes walk from the River Oaks Station.

Contact Info

Phone 408-615-3140 or (408) 615-2260.