Closure Notice (1/20/2023): Due to hazardous conditions, Henry W. Coe State Park is closed until further notice. Creeks are high with swift flowing water, trees may fall, and there are mudslides throughout the park causing unsafe conditions.

Please refer to the Henry W. Coe State Park page on California State Parks website for the latest news on park restrictions and closures.

coe-connectionsCome visit Henry W. Coe State Park with your classroom!

Coe Connections is an all year program that provides public school students quality environmental education.

Through a docent and staff lead interpretive program, your students will explore how plants, animals and even rocks interconnect. Each program is designed to cover appropriate grade curriculum standards.

By teaching about interdependence, conservation and stewardship, the docents and staff of Coe Connections are sure to create a memorable and educational experience.

Topics Covered:

Cycles, Interdependence, Plant Identification, Adaptations, Stream Studies, Conservation, Weather, and More!

Program Locations:

Programs can be held at either Henry W. Coe State Park Headquarters or at the Hunting Hollow Entrance. Classroom visits are also available!

Henry W. Coe State Park Headquarters:

13 Miles East of Morgan Hill on East Dunne Rd.

This program features beautiful views, diverse eco-systems and a visitor center with museum.

Hunting Hollow Entrance:

12 Miles East of Gilroy.

This program features wildflower meadows and stream studies.


Coe Connections ask for $60 per program. Payment is made the day of the program.

Programs must be reserved at least three weeks prior to your visit. Programs can be arranged Monday-Fridays during the school year. Contact Ranger Jen Naber (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) to inquire about availabiltiy.

For more information about Coe Connections, classroom visits from park staff or docents, or any other interpretive children's programs please contact:

Ranger Jen Naber
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Help Your Students Make the Connection!


Coe Park Volunteer

Are you interested in learning more about Henry W. Coe State Park and sharing your knowledge with park visitors? How about helping out with annual events or maintenance of springs and trails? If so, visit our Volunteer page.

Support Coe Park


We rely on your generous support. Thank you!