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Coyote Lake – Harvey Bear Ranch County Park

Coyote_Lake_view_150hThis park, nestled in ridge of the hills just east of San Martin and Gilroy, features a 635-acre lake, with camping and boat launch facilities, along with 13 miles of horse, bicycle and hiking trails.

The Harvey Bear Ranch portion is only 2 miles east of Highway 101 in San Martin. Take the San Martin Ave. exit and proceed east on San Martin Ave. for 2 miles; watch for the entrance to the park on the left, before the sharp bend in the road to Foothill Avenue.
To reach Coyote Lake, take the Leavesley Road exit from Highway 101 in Gilroy and proceed east on Leavesley Road 2 miles to New Avenue. Proceed north on New Avenue a half mile to Roop Road. Proceed east on Roop Road 3.5 miles into the foothills. Turn left into the park and proceed one mile north to the entrance station and visitor center.