Ready to take a walk and explore? The west coast is known for some of the best hiking spots around. And luckily, three popular trails are located right in Monterey County.
Andrew Molera State Park
There are 20 miles of trails over grasslands and redwood forests, which means plenty of options for all hiking levels. For beginners, there are the Beach and Creamery Row trails, which is a two-mile loop.
Intermediate hikers can go on an 8.8-mile loop trail that includes Bluff, Panoramic, Ridge, and Creamery Row trails.
Pinnacles National Park
One hour away from the Monterey Bay area lies a new national park with unique rock formations and caves you have to see to believe. There are several trails in Pinnacles National Park, including a two to five-hour hike, over 6 miles long.
Point Lobos State Natural Reserve
This hike includes both mountains and beautiful coastline views. Hikers start at Whalers Cove, and once you reach the top, you can overlook the Carmel coastline and Pebble Beach.
If you’re headed to Monterey area and are looking for a cozy retreat after a long day of hiking, look no further than Butterfly Grove Inn. Our beautiful cottage style inn will make you feel like you’re in your home away from home. To make a reservation, give us a call at 831-250-8191.