Jacks Peak County Park, Monterey

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Jacks Peak County Park is located in Monterey. Plan to visit Jacks Peak County Park during your Monterey vacation using our convenient Monterey travel itinerary planner .
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  • Not well known to outsiders. The scenery is OK. It is a good regional park for the locals. Not worth a long drive to go there.  more »
  • The park is a short drive from Monterey proper. It's on top of a ridge and provides great views both seaward and inland. The hikes are on well-marked trails through piney woods. Worth a visit if you a...  more »
  • First do NOT just punch in "Jacks peak" in your GPS. It will take you to a weird backroad that does not have access to the park. You MUST go to the front entrance as listed on the park website. Once w...  more »
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  • Clean and quiet and easy to get to. The hiking is leisurely, but can be made much longer by walking multiple trails. I found it very pretty.
  • Very easy to moderate hiking with great views if the weather is clear. One can easily hike to both parking areas.
  • Great views of monterey from the lower trail nice selection of walking trails easy to walk good exercise
  • Great place go and walk with your dogs.
  • Great park - glad to support this gem.

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