Top Adventures in Morgan Hill

  • Hike the Figueroa and Cottle Loop Trail

    Wildflowers bloom along the trail in the spring. The trail is accessible year-round and is open for dogs. The peak has amazing views of the valley and cities.  The park is also used for canoeing. 

    8.5 miles 1968 ft gain

  • Backpack to Coit Lake

    This trail can be started from Coe Headquarters or Hunting Hollow Trailhead. The trail from Coe HQ is 2 miles longer, almost all elevation but provides beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. These directions will be starting from Coe HQ.Fol...

    26 miles

  • Backpack to Mississippi Lake

    If you're tired of trying and failing to get reservations for backcountry camping around the bay area, then Henry Coe State Park is the perfect place to visit. No reservations need to be made prior to the trip. All you need to do is get to the HQ ...

    26.4 miles 3600 ft gain

  • Uvas Canyon Waterfall Hike

    Uvas Canyon offers up to 6-miles of hiking trails, which includes a 1.5 mile loop, which runs along Swanson Creek and passes many of the park's waterfalls. To take short loop, head North out of the parking lot to the Swanson Creek Trail. Once you ...

    1.5 miles

  • Explore Santa Teresa County Park

    The Santa Teresa County Park loop is perfect for wildlife viewing! Be ready to see deer, coyote, hawks, turkeys, pigs and cows. The trail is rated as moderate - be cautious with mud if you are visiting the park after a rain shower. Dogs are allowe...

    8.3 miles 2053 ft gain

  • Hike the New Almaden Trail

    Dogs are allowed on this trail but must be kept on leash! This route is used by trail runners, mountain bikers, birding expeditions, and nature trips. The trail also happens to be a popular geocaching location.  The trail offers shade, but bring w...

    14.1 miles 2555 ft gain

  • Hike the Hacienda Trail

    The Hacienda Trail remains open year-round. Dogs are allowed on this trail but must be kept on leash. The trail is also used by horseback riders and nature trips.  There are benches and picnic tables along the trail. The best place to park is at t...

    3.6 miles 764 ft gain

  • Hike the Mine Hill Trail Loop

    The Mine Hill Trail Loop features beautiful wildflowers in the spring and some wildlife. The trail is used for hikers, trail runners and dog walkers. The hike tours what was once one of the largest mercury-mining operations in the world. 

    8.2 miles 1847 ft gain

  • Backpack to Redfern Pond, CA

    Henry W. Coe State Park, northern California's largest, provides outdoor enthusiasts with over 89,000 acres of land to explore, as well as 22,000 acres of designated wilderness area. With all of this space, the outdoor adventures are seemingly end...

    9.4 miles 2500 ft gain

  • Mountain Bike Soquel Demonstration Forest

    As with many trail systems there are multiple routes and loops available at Sequel Demonstration forest of varying lengths and difficulty. The 3 main trails are all accessed via the same parking area on highland way. The most popular trail is the ...

    11 miles 2070 ft gain

  • Hike the Quicksilver Trail

    The trails are well maintained and offer good visibility. The trail can be muddy after it rains, and does not have much shade (so bring extra water in the summer).  Dogs are allowed on this trail but must be kept on leash. Keep your eyes peeled fo...

    5.1 miles 915 ft gain

  • Stargaze at Lick Observatory

    Hop on Road 130 heading out of San Jose and follow the winding two lane road up, up, up to to the top of Mt. Hamilton and the Lick Observatory. There are lots of deer, wild turkey, and pigs in the area. If you are lucky you will get to see a herd ...

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