Wildlife in Gilroy
Coyote Lake-Harvey Bear Ranch County Park is a 4,595-acre park with a 635-acre lake. It has 22 miles of multi-use trails for hikers, horses and bicycles. The Coyote Lake entrance to the park leads to the park visitor center that houses exhibits on local wildlife, including live reptiles and amphibians. The Bear and Mendoza Ranch sections of the park have over 15 miles of trails that pass through oak studded canyons, grassy ridgelines, and views of Santa Clara Valley. There are restrooms available.