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Henry W. Coe State Park, Morgan Hill

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Henry W. Coe State Park (often known simply as Henry Coe or Coe Park) is a state park of California, United States, preserving a vast tract of the Diablo Range. The park is located closest to the city of Morgan Hill, and is located in both Santa Clara and Stanislaus counties. The park contains over 87,000 acres (35,000 ha), making it the largest state park in northern California, and the second-largest in the state (after Anza-Borrego Desert State Park). Managed within its boundaries is a designated wilderness area of about 22,000 acres (8,900 ha). This is officially known as the Henry W. Coe State Wilderness, but locally as the Orestimba Wilderness. The 89,164-acre (36,083 ha) park was established in 1959.
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  • Great scenery but very limited parking, so plan to arrive early! Try the frog lake trail for a moderate hike, and pack plenty of water for any hike you do 
    Great scenery but very limited parking, so plan to arrive early! Try the frog lake trail for a moderate hike, and pack plenty of water for any hike you do  more »
  • There are multiple entrances to this state park, but we entered via the main Coe Ranch Visitor Center entrance, which is 30 minutes away from Morgan Hill on a windy but scenic road. The park is open.....  more
    There are multiple entrances to this state park, but we entered via the main Coe Ranch Visitor Center entrance, which is 30 minutes away from Morgan Hill on a windy but scenic road. The park is open.....  more »
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  • Such a great place to hike. Beautiful vistas, friendly rangers.. Some shade in summer...bring water.
  • Stunning views. Hiked to top of Willson peak and back down. Note that trails can be insanely steep, at times exceeding 45 degrees. Worth it though

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