Best trails in Monterey County

place United States of America

What to expect

Check out some of the best hiking, walking and backpacking routes in Monterey County, California. The Sykes Hot Springs is the most popular trail. The trails have 15 user reviews with great photos and information. There are trails of various difficulty levels including medium, difficult, and extra difficult. The trail with the highest elevation climb is the Cone Peak Trail and the trail with the least amount of climbing is the Kirk Creek Campground Trail. The longest trail is the Carmel River Trail at 49 km. For a shorter adventure you can try the Kirk Creek Campground Trail at 1 km. Get off line access to Viewpoint, Peak, Water, and Campsite locations and much more with a Hiiker subscription.

Trail difficulty calculations

To understand how we calculate a trail's difficulty please check out our blog post on the subject: