In the Diablo Range southeast of San Jose, Coe State Park is our region’s largest park, yet one of our best-kept open-space secrets.
With elevations that range from 750 to 3,560 feet above sea level, and areas that vary widely in temperature and rainfall, this hidden but accessible mountain wilderness hosts a great variety of habitats. Visit this spacious park many times throughout the year to explore its remote valleys, its airy pine forests, its arid chaparral-covered ridges, its spring-flowering grasslands and hillsides, its broad flood plains, and its myriad creeks.
Henry Coe State Park is huge. I was able to hike around the Northwest section of the park. I went there during spring of this year. The beginning of the hike has a long trail going towards the peak. There is shade along the trail. I went to the park on a classroom trip. We […]