Backcountry Weekend

Event 

Title:
Ranch Day
When:
May 20, 2017  10:00AM - 3:00PM
Where:
Hunting Hollow Entrance and Parking Lot -
Category:
Pine Ridge Association Events

Description

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Bring the family and learn about Ranch Life and Ranch Animals. Pet animals and meet some mini horses. There will be lots of crafts and exhibits. Bring your rubber boots and enjoy the nearby creek.

Check this notice the night before the event to see if it has been rained out. A new event using the rain date will appear if that happens.

 

LUNCH:                  Hot Dog Lunch available for $3.00.                                               

PARKING:              $6.00 parking fee per vehicle. (Try to bring exact amount if possible).

INFORMATION:      Chere Bargar (408) 683-2247 or Kitty Swindle (408) 842-6215.

RAIN DATE:           June 3, 2017

Venue

Venue:
Hunting Hollow Entrance and Parking Lot

Description

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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