Since 1993, the Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority has provided the South Bay with beautiful trails, open green spaces, and a connection to nature for residents.
What began as a grassroots effort by activists has now grown into an organization responsible for protecting ~30,000 acres of natural land — and growing. This fall, the Open Space Authority plans to host a grand opening of its newest preserve — The Máyyan ‘Ooyákma-Coyote Ridge Open Space Preserve — which will add 33 miles to the agency’s trail system.
Fun fact: The new preserve’s name is a Chochenyo translation for “coyote ridge,” named in partnership with the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe.
So, how would the Open Space Authority like you all to celebrate this milestone? By being out in nature, of course. Get involved with the agency through: