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Frogs & Fish 8-mile hike
May 24, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ribbit-ribbit. Splash! Join Coe volunteers to check out Frog Lake – it’s teeming with life. This hike is about 8 miles, with 1300 feet elevation gain.
Route: You’ll start on Manzanita Point Road, then head down Fish trail to the little fork of Coyote Creek. Hike up to Middle Ridge for amazing views. Take a left onto the Frog Lake trail, visit a spring, enjoy nature at the lake. Your return is on the Flat Frog trail, and the shady Corral trail.
What to Bring: Hat, sunscreen, sturdy shoes, water, snacks/lunch, hiking poles if desired.
Park Day Use Fee $8 ($7 senior). Please bring exact bills (no coins) for the Iron Ranger, in case the visitor center is not open. State Park passes accepted: Golden Bear, Poppy Pass and Explorer.
Cautions: The MeetUp trip leaders are volunteers willing to share their experience in a social hiking environment. Hiking risks include ticks, poison oak, rattlesnakes, and uneven trail surfaces. Each participant is responsible for evaluating their own hiking skills and stamina to determine if this hike is suitable for them to participate.
Dogs: Sorry, only service dogs allowed in state parks.
Meet at the Henry W. Coe State Park Visitor Center (Coe Ranch), located at 9000 East Dunne Ave, Morgan Hill, 95037.
From highway 101 take the East Dunne exit, and head east. Once you leave the valley, the road winds up, and up for about 13 miles, and ends at the park. Give yourself at least 30 minutes from the freeway.