Tag - Hiking

Outdoor Adventures in Monterey County

Monterey County is the perfect place to explore the great outdoors. Its wide-open spaces provide varied geography with many different terrains. From breathtaking beaches and verdant valleys to the top peaks of Pinnacles...

Top 5 Places to See Wildflowers in Monterey County

We invite you to make the most of your stay in Monterey County. Please help us protect our destination's incredible natural assets and pristine landscape. While you’re here, we encourage you to “visit like you live here”...

5 Reasons to Visit Monterey this Spring

The Monterey Peninsula is always an excellent getaway for any traveler, and with spring on the horizon, the timing for a visit could not be any better. Take full advantage of the spring season in Monterey as the sun...

Trails Less Traveled: Fort Ord National Monument

For those seeking an escape into nature, the Fort Ord National Monument is an ethereal wonderland of trees that resembles a fairytale forest. Nature is where I find solitude and connection, and hiking brings me peace...

Monterey County's Highway 1 Reopens

Photo by Niyor Pelaez @niyography on Instagram Explore picturesque hikes, immersive lodging, delicious bites and awe-inspiring scenery along the California coast. With the reopening of California’s most scenic...

Discover Laguna Seca Recreation Area's Amazing Wildlife

Before the race track was completed in 1957, the Laguna Seca Recreation Area as we know it was untouched land owned by the military - making a perfect habitat for a significant number of wild animals. Both predator and...

Tales from the Trail: Pfeiffer Beach, Home of the Purple Sand

I love to examine the motivation behind any of our artistic endeavors, especially photography. During my day-to-day activities at See Monterey I get to see visitors’ photos, both professional and amateur, finding out...

4 Reasons Why the West Gate is the Best Gate at Pinnacles National Park

For fantastic rock formations and intriguing caves, Pinnacles National Park can't be beaten. The 26,000 acres playground is home to an array of wildlife and diverse landscapes with hiking trails winding through...

Take a Virtual Hike in Monterey County

We invite you to venture to some of Monterey County's most popular and remote trails and views without leaving your home! Thanks to the Google Trekker Loan Program you can access panoramic vistas, trails and attractions...

Social Distancing Activities in Monterey

Monterey County is known for its epic outdoor activities; an activity deemed low risk in the age of social distancing. Many area attractions have made significant changes to comply with state and local restrictions so...

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