Explore Monterey County Hikes by Distance, Elevation, Difficulty, and More

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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 easy, medium, difficult, and extra difficult. The trail with the highest elevation climb is the Santa Lucia Peak Trail and the trail with the least amount of climbing is the Walk along Elkhorn Slough. The longest trail is the Carmel River Trail at 48.6 km. For a shorter adventure you can try the Salmon Creek Falls at 476 m. Get off line access to Water, Peak, Campsite, and Restaurant locations and much more with a Hiiker subscription.

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