Henry W. Coe State Park


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Henry W. Coe State Park


Location:13 miles east of Morgan Hill on East Dunne Avenue.
Facilities:Camping areas, including 20 drive-in campsites, 10 hike-in group campsites, backpacking campsites, and 8 designated horse camps with pipe corrals, hiking trails (250 miles), mountain bike trails (100 miles), horseback trails, nature trails, picnic areas (é), visitor center, exhibits.
Activities:Camping, fishing, hiking, backpacking, horseback riding, mountain biking, interpretive programs (seasonal).
Special Features:Park's terrain is rugged, varied, and beautiful, with lofty ridges and steep canyons. It is the largest state park in northern California, encompassing the headwaters of Coyote Creek, long stretches of the Pacheco and Orestimba creeks, and a wilderness area. The park's Pine Ridge Museum interprets ranch life in the late 1880s.
Address:c/o Monterey District Office
2211 Garden Rd
Monterey, CA 93940

Phone:408-779-2728
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=561
Size: 89,264 acres. Elevation: 2,600 feet.

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