The land itself is diverse and largely undeveloped. Visitors to this beloved recreational center describe the land as "rugged, varied, and beautiful." A property which was once considered home by the Ohlone Indians, the region is alive with wildlife, including the famed and elusive mountain lion. Dogs may join their families at Henry W. Coe State Park, but are restricted to the following areas: the Coe Ranch campground, paved sections, and the one trail which runs the distance from the on-premise Visitor's Center to the parking area. All canine visitors must remain on a lead at all times.
Henry W. Coe State Park is a private recreational area. There is an $8 fee to enjoy the premises. Camping facilities and other amenities may have additional fees. Bathrooms are of the outhouse variety and contain no showers. There is limited water access, but it is quite primitive in nature.
Visitors to Henry W. Coe State Park do note that it gets extremely hot and advise that all families carry a large amount of drinking water with them both for themselves and their beloved canine pals, as it is easy to dehydrate under these weather conditions. Some of the most popular activities at Henry W. Coe State Park include hiking, biking, camping, picnicking, fishing, and horseback riding.
All families visiting Henry W. Coe State Park are expected to comply with California state by-laws. With this in mind, all dogs must be up to date on vaccinations and licensed with their respective city.