Southeast of San Jose, the Middle Ridge Loop is a 10 mile hiking loop through the 80,000 acre Henry W Coe State Park. The terrain of the park is rugged, varied, and beautiful, with lofty ridges and steep canyons.
To reach the trailhead from San Jose, head south on US101 to Morgan Hill. Take the East Dunne Avenue exit and head east to park entrance about 13 miles.
Overall, Middle Ridge Loop Trail is the 18th most popular hiking trail of all 88 hikes in California.