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Montara Mountain from San Pedro Valley Park
Montara Mountain from San Pedro Valley Park
7.3 miles     1700 ft
19 Jun 2010
Summary

A vigorous climb to Mt Montara, through some beautifully shaded trails in San Pedro Valley Park.

Location: San Pedro Valley County ParkMcNee Ranch State Park

Elevation Profile
Trip Planning

Trail Maps

» Official Trail Map: Good map showing various trails.

Route

To Montara Mountain North Peak (3.7 miles): Old Trout Farm Loop Trail (0.42 miles) → Brooks Creek Trail (0.74 miles) → Montara Mountain Trail (1.07 miles) → left on North Peak Access Road (1.19 miles) to reach Mount Montara. Add 0.26 miles for a side trip to Middle Peak.

To San Pedro Valley Park HQ (3.6 miles) From Mt Montara, follow North Peak Access Rd (1.19 miles) → Montara Mountain Trail (2.39 miles) to San Pedro Valley Visitor Center.

Trailhead

Location: 600 Oddstad Boulevard, Pacifica, CA 94045 . Parking area is visible in Google Maps if you zoom in sufficiently.

Directions: From CA-1 South towards Pacifica, turn left onto Linda Mar Blvd and drive for 1.9 miles to reach the park entrance for San Pedro Valley County Park.

Google Maps:

Parking Fees: $6 per vehicle (last visited: January 2013)

Capacity: Dozens of cars may be parked inside the park.

Latitude: 37.580220     Longitude: -122.476648

Montara Mountain Trail

Full photo album — 19 June 2010

Photos are from a different hike with similar landscape: Grand Loop in McNee Ranch and San Pedro Valley.
Old Trout Farm Loop Trail

Full photo album — 19 June 2010

Photos are from a different hike with similar landscape: Grand Loop in McNee Ranch and San Pedro Valley.
Brooks Creek Trail

Full photo album — 19 June 2010

Photos are from a different hike with similar landscape: Grand Loop in McNee Ranch and San Pedro Valley.
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