Coyote Ridge/Savannah/Calaveras Trails - Healthy Trail (Strenuous)

This trip is designated as a "Healthy Trail" by the Santa Clara County Department of Parks and Recreation.

 

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Trail Info & Highlights
• Gravel parking lot with portable restroom, drinking water, horse ...


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This trip is designated as a "Healthy Trail" by the Santa Clara County Department of Parks and Recreation.

 

Follow this link to learn more about Healthy Trails and sign up.

 

Trail Info & Highlights
• Gravel parking lot with portable restroom, drinking water, horse trough.
• Route is a mix of single track and road width with 40% shade cover.
• Beautiful oak woodlands with scenic vistas; outstanding spring wildflowers.
• Abundant wildlife including black-tailed deer, western blue birds, golden eagles, coyotes; occasional bald eagle sightings.
• For cyclists, Gaviota Trail is a downhill roller coaster with moderate inclines and declines.
• Cattle used for land management; please leave gates as you find them and heed posted signs at trailhead.
 
Trail Directions
• From trailhead, pass through gate and proceed 0.1 miles.
• Turn right on Coyote Ridge Trail, proceed 1.2 miles.
• Turn left on Gaviota Trail, proceed 2.4 miles.
• Turn left on Rancho San Ysidro Trail, proceed 0.3 miles to Savannah Trail.
• Turn left on Savannah Trail, proceed 2.3 miles to northern junction of Rancho San Ysidro Trail.
• Turn left on Rancho San Ysidro Trail, proceed 0.2 miles.
• Turn left on Willow Springs Trail, proceed 0.2 miles.
• Turn right on Townsprings Trail, proceed 1.4 miles.
• Turn right on Harvy Bear Trail, proceed 1.1 miles to Calaveras Trail.
• Turn right on Calaveras Trail, proceed 2.2 miles to Coyote Ridge Trail.
• Turn left on Coyote Ridge Trail, proceed 2.5 miles back to parking lot.
 
Coyote Lake-Harvey Bear Ranch County Park
• Extensive hiking, biking and equestrian trails winding through oak-studded canyons and rocky grassland ridges with spectacular views of south Santa Clara Valley and distant Santa Cruz Mountain Range.
• Adjacent Coyote Lake with boating facilities, family and RV campsites, picnic areas, visitor center.
 

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  • Duration Day Trip
  • Intensity Strenuous
  • Length 13.42 Miles
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