Nestled within the 1,432-acre Bear Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve, this 26-acre stables complex project proposes improvements to the existing equestrian use facility at Bear Creek Stables.   The renovated stables will accommodate 62 boarded horses, and 10 horses in a public livery for riding lessons, equestrian education, and/or trail rides.

The project includes the replacement of a caretaker residence, restoration of on historic barn, the siting of a hay barn and storage facilities, as well as the siting and improvements of paddocks, corrals, arenas and horse trailer parking.   Additional site amenities include: construction of public restrooms, visitor center, parking lots and trails to connect to existing Preserve trail system; improvements to roads and driveways; regrading of portions of the site for erosion control, accessibility, drainage controls, roadway and building pad improvements; and habitat restoration.  Utility and infrastructure improvements include; new septic system, water system, drainage controls, site lighting and site electrical.

JNRA serves as the prime consultant of the multi-disciplinary team of architects, engineers, restorationists , and equestrian facilities designers, with JNR as principal-in-charge, for Concept Alternatives, Schematic Design through  Construction Documentation.  Project is beginning the Schematic Design phase.

Los Gatos, CA

Size: 26- acre

Client: Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District