PRA Event


Moonlight Ride
September 14, 2019   6:00PM
Hunting Hollow Entrance and Parking Lot -
Pine Ridge Association Events


Moonlight Ride


moonlight_cropBring your own horse and join us for a Moonlight Ride at Hunting Hollow. We will be riding to the end of the hollow and back, an easy 6 mile ride.

The evening will start with a potluck dinner at 6:00 in the Hunting Hollow parking lot and then we will ride out at 7:00 sharp. 

Horse manure in the parking lot MUST be picked up and hauled out.

Bring a dish to share, your own drink, your own place setting, a chair, and a jacket.

$6.00 parking fee per vehicle. (Bring exact amount).

Information: Contact Chere Bargar This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Sponsored by the Pine Ridge Association and hosted by the Coe Park Mounted Assistance Unit.


Hunting Hollow Entrance and Parking Lot


Map to Hunting Hollow and Coyote Creek Entrances

The Hunting Hollow entrance and parking lot is located on the south-west edge of the park on Gilroy Hot Springs Road north-east of Gilroy.

The Hunting Hollow gate and parking area is open 24 hours a day, year round. You can arrive at the entrance and park any time of day or night. You can self-register for day use or backpacking. Be sure to take a park map with you when you head into the backcountry. You'll find free handout maps at the bulletin board in the parking area. You can also study a large park map stapled to the bulletin boards. Large maps are available for purchase on weekends when the parking area is staffed (in March through June).

There are no car camping sites at the Hunting Hollow entrance.

Dogs are not allowed beyond the Hunting Hollow entrance. See Dogs at Coe Park for more information.

No drinking water is available at the Hunting Hollow entrance, so be sure to bring what you'll need.

Getting There

The Coe Park Hunting Hollow entrance is located on Gilroy Hot Springs Road, the same road you take to get to Coyote Reservoir.

To get to the entrances, take Highway 101 to Gilroy (which is about 10 miles south of Morgan Hill and 25 miles south of San Jose). The distance from 101 to the Hunting Hollow entrance is about 9 miles.

Take the Leavesley Road exit (County Road G9) and head east.

After about 1.8 miles, turn left (north) on New Avenue; go a little over half a mile and then turn right (east) on Roop Road. About 3.3 miles up Roop Road, you'll pass the Coyote Reservoir Road on the left.

The Hunting Hollow entrance is about 3.3 miles past the Coyote Reservoir Road turnoff.


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