Portola Valley

San Mateo County/Silicon Valley

Surrounded by wooded hills, this pristine and picturesque town of 4,500 residents is located just west of Stanford University in a green and gold valley. Portola Valley is known for its expansive trail network both maintained by the town and also in the Windy Hill Open Space Preserve maintained by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District.

In addition, the town features scenic roads, open space and natural views, which contribute to one’s feeling of being in the country. All of these factors have enabled the town to retain a rural ambiance reminiscent of earlier days. Click here to learn more about Portola Valley.