The City of Gilroy has received two development proposals to create a recreational tourism-based project at a 536-acre site located at the edge of Gilroy on Hecker Pass highway, a gateway to Highway 1 and Monterey Bay. The deadline for proposals, previously set for January 19, 2021, had been extended by three weeks to February 12, 2021.
The two proposals are:
The 536-acre project site is located at the edge of Gilroy at Highway 152, Hecker Pass Highway, a gateway to Highway 1 and the Monterey Bay. Currently, Gilroy Gardens, operated and managed by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, runs a family-oriented theme park on approximately 50 acres of the Project Site. There is an additional approximately 100 acres of unused or underutilized space at the base of sizable hillside property.