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Short Loop through Coyote Peak

5.6 miles     1200 ft

Summary
Great hike over green rolling hills with panoramic valley vies. Best visited in spring when hills are lush green.

Location: Santa Teresa County Park

Elevation Profile
Trip Planning
Trail Maps

» Official Trail Map: Good map with various trails.

Route

Route in brief: Start at Pueblo Day Use Area shown on the trail map. This is the first parking lot when you enter the park via Bernal Road. Then follow Mine Hill Trail (0.4 + 0.1 miles) → Rocky Ridge Trail (1.8 miles) → Coyote Peak Trail (0.3 + 0.1 miles) → Boundary Trail (0.8 miles, steep) → Coyote Peak Trail (0.2 + 0.2 miles) → Ohlone Trail (0.5 + 0.1 + 0.4 miles) → Hidden Springs Trail (0.4 miles).

Trailhead

Location: off Bernal Road in San Jose, CA . No street address. Parking area is visible in Google Maps if you zoom in sufficiently.

Directions: From 101, take Bernal Road exit going east. Continue on Bernal Road. After it starts climbing, there is a sign for Santa Teresa County Park on the left.

Google Maps:

Parking Fees: $6 per vehicle (last visited: December 2010)

Capacity: Over 30 cars may be parked here

Latitude: 37.212514     Longitude: -121.789131

30 Dec 2010
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