Evergreen is located in East San Jose nestled in and around the valleys of the East Foothills. The area has experienced rapid development, which has led to multiple communities and private country clubs. Visitors can experience shopping at Eastridge Mall, golfing at The Ranch Golf Club, and events at Reid-Hillview Airport.

Occasionally the airport host’s events with free airplane and tethered hot air balloon rides. Two more notable landmarks in Evergreen are Joseph D. Grant County Park featuring trails overlooking the city skyline and Brigadoon Park – home to the cement slides, and known attraction among San Jose locals.