Don’t let that stroller slow you down! We’ve rounded up a list of the best stroller-friendly hikes near San Jose courtesy of our friends at AllTrails. With gentle slopes, paved paths and gorgeous views, these hikes are an awesome way to spend an afternoon. From favorites like Martial Cottle Park to the New Chicago Marsh Trail, these hikes will definitely make the list for your next family adventure.

photo: Abby Liu/AllTrails

Guadalupe River Park Trail

Guadalupe River Park Trail is a 10.1 mile heavily trafficked point-to-point trail located near San Jose, California that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 10.1 miles
Difficulty: Easy

photo: Sergei Panev/AllTrails

San Tomas Aquino Creek Trail to SF Bay Trail

San Tomas Aquino Creek Trail to SF Bay Trail is a 4.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Santa Clara, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, running, and road biking. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 4.1 miles
Difficulty: Easy

photo: Sourav Samanta/AllTrails

Alviso Slough Trail

Alviso Slough Trail is a 9 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Alviso, California that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Note: As of November 2020, a majority of this loop is closed for repairs on weekdays between 7 a.m and 5 p.m.

Distance: 9 miles
Difficulty: Easy

photo: Hieu Nguyen/AllTrails

Martial Cottle Park Loop

Martial Cottle Park Loop is a 2.4 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near San Jose, California and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and nature trips. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 2.4 miles
Difficulty: Easy

photo: Manny Perales/AllTrails

Los Gatos Creek Trail: Campbell Park to Meridian Avenue

Los Gatos Creek Trail: Campbell Park to Meridian Avenue is a 2.4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Campbell, California that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, running, and road biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 2.4 miles
Difficulty: Easy

photo: Jennifer Sherman/AllTrails

Almaden Lake

Almaden Lake is a 1.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near San Jose, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 1.9 miles
Difficulty: Easy

photo: Paras Shah/AllTrails

Stevens Creek Nature Study Area Trail

Stevens Creek Nature Study Area Trail is a 11 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Mountain View, California that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, running, nature trips, and road biking and is accessible year-round.

Distance: 11 miles
Difficulty: Easy

photo: xiang dajun/AllTrails

Coyote Creek Trail

Coyote Creek Trail is a 22 mile heavily trafficked point-to-point trail located near San Jose, California that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 22 miles
Difficulty: Easy

photo: Shirley Pennywell/AllTrails

Central Park Loop

Central Park Loop is a 1.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Santa Clara, California that features a lake. The trail is good for all skill levels and is primarily used for walking, running, and bird watching.

Distance: 1.8 miles
Difficulty: Easy

photo: Weiping Wang/AllTrails

New Chicago Marsh Trail

New Chicago Marsh Trail is a 0.5 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Alviso, California that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

Distance: 0.5 miles
Difficulty: Easy