Parkfield, another tiny community, was once a prosperous mining town and is located in the southernmost region of Monterey County. Known as the "Earthquake Capital of the World" for its location along California's San Andreas fault line, Parkfield is the most closely scientifically observed earthquake zone in the world. Historically, a 6.0-plus-magnitude earthquake has occurred every 22 years. The last was recorded in 2004.

Parkfield Hotels

Looking for a Parkfield hotel? Parkfield's V6 Ranch with its Parkfield Inn and restaurant is the place to dude up and join a cattle drive, trail ride, or just enjoy the open range.

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