Backcountry Weekend

Event 

Title:
Annual Betsy Crowder Hike
When:
April 23, 2014  10:00AM
Where:
Hunting Hollow Entrance and Parking Lot -
Category:
Pine Ridge Association Events

Description

Annual Betsy Crowder Hike


Join volunteer Don Savant on a strenuous 13 mile hike (2600 ft. elevation gain) to explore Coit Lake, Kelly Lake, Cross Canyon and the southern reaches of Henry Coe State Park. Meet at the Hunting Hollow entrance at 10 am on April 23. Bring lunch and water.

Details or questions: Don Savant This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Jodie and Linda Keahey This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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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