To San Pedro Valley Visitor Center (5.3 miles): Gray Whale Cove Trail (1.16 miles) to Montara Beach parking lot (entrance to McNee Ranch off Highway 1). North Peak Access Rd (0.95 miles) → San Pedro Mountain Rd (0.79 miles) → Montara Mountain Trail (2.39 miles) to San Pedro Valley Visitor Center.
To Gray Whale Cove Parking Lot (5.9 miles) Climb ~ 1200 ft by following Old Trout Farm Loop Trail (0.42 miles) → Brooks Creek Trail (0.74 miles) → Montara Mountain Trail (1.07 miles). Descend ~ 1200 ft by following North Peak Access Rd (1.02 miles) → San Pedro Mountain Rd (0.78 miles) to reach intersection with North Peak Access Rd. Continue along San Pedro Mountain Rd (1.01 miles) → connector (0.06 miles) → Gray Whale Beach Trail (0.86 miles) to Gray Whale Beach parking lot.
Additional Maps: For this hike, you would need the following maps: