EquestrianTrails in Morgan Hill
This 3,144 acre park is home to Santa Clara County's largest reservoir. There is an 8-mile horse trail that starts at Burnett Avenue and runs north along the Coyote Creek that is parallel to the multi-use paved trail. Rest areas, a horse trough and emergency call boxes are provided, but water is not available for human consumption.
Coyote Valley Open Space Preserve is located at the western edge of the Coyote Valley, which provides a greenbelt between San Jose and Morgan Hill. There is a four-mile loop multi-use trail for hikers, mountain bikers, and equestrians. The Arrowhead Loop Trail leads to a ridgetop with views of Mount Hamilton, Mount Umunhum, and the entire Coyote Valley. There are picnic tables at the north end of the ridge. The preserve includes a paved parking lot, ADA accessible restroom, picnic tables near the parking lot, and space for horse trailers.
Henry W. Coe is the largest state park in northern California, with more than 80,000 acres of open space with scenic hills and mountain ridges in the Diablo Mountain Range. The terrain is rugged, and varied, making the park ideal for hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, and horseback riding. The park has three entrances - the main entrance that has a visitor center, Hunting Hollow in Gilroy and Dowdy Ranch entrance in Hollister.
This is a 3900 acre preserve that has over 8 miles of multi-use trails with spectacular views of the Diablo Range and Mt. Hamilton. The trails cover native grasslands, live and valley oak woodlands, sage-chaparral scrub, and creekside habitats. There are horse water troughs but no potable water for human consumption.