6.3 miles one-way (plus 1.1 mile return trip from Coyote Peak); car shuttle possible. Wheelchair users can use Calero Creek and Los Alamitos Trails.
From: Pueblo Day Use Area
To: McKean Road in San José
The Ridge Trail route branches east and west through Santa Teresa County Park. Take a round-trip trail east through high, oak-studded grasslands to Coyote Peak. Then head west on well-graded, exposed paths, past spring wildflower displays, serpentine outcrops, and Coast Range views. Listen to the sound of running water on the tree-lined Calero Creek Trail, and finish on the wide, paved, partially shaded Los Alamitos Creek Trail. The trail through Santa Teresa County Park is exposed and can be hot in summer and early fall.
Elevation Gain/Loss 805 feet/1,020 feet (includes round-trip to Coyote Peak)
This trail description is excerpted from the 2019 Guidebook. For details on all trails, trailheads and more buy the book from Wilderness Press.
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