Hiking The Middle Ridge Loop Trail

The 18th most popular hiking trail in California.

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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. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Middle Ridge Loop Trail including Bidwell Park, Yahi Trail, Henry Coe State Park and Castle Rock State Park.

Middle Ridge Loop Trail Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  Henry Coe State Park (408) 779-2728.

Recommended Book:  "1,000 Best Hikes In California" from Tom Stienstra

Best Season:  Mar. - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  State Park Campground

Luxury Loding:  Lodge At Skylonda, Woodside (800) 851-2222

Reference Source:  click here http://coepark.net/

GPS:  37.1896, -121.5129

Date Published:  1/6/2016

Date Updated:  7/3/2016

ID:  6836

Middle Ridge Loop Trail Hiking Map


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