Montara Mountain from McNee Ranch
8.2 miles     1700 ft
19 Jun 2010

A vigorous climb to Mt Montara, with excellent views of Pacific coastline

Location: McNee Ranch State Park

Elevation Profile
Trip Planning

Trail Maps

» Official Trail Map: Good map showing various trails. Mileage information is missing.


To Montara Mountain North Peak (4.2 miles) North Peak Access Rd (0.95 miles) → San Pedro Mountain Rd (0.79 miles) → North Peak Access Rd (2.21 miles) to North Peak / Mount Montara. Add 0.26 miles for a short round-trip to Middle Peak.

To McNee Ranch Trailhead on Highway 1 (4.0 miles): Return by North Peak Access Road (2.21 miles) → San Pedro Mountain Rd (0.78 miles) → North Peak Access Road (0.95 miles).


Location: Along Highway 1, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 . No street address. Parking area is visible in Google Maps if you zoom in sufficiently.

Google Maps:

Parking Fees: None (last visited: April 2010)

Capacity: About 5 to 6 cars may be parked here. About 0.2 miles south along CA-1, there is a big parking lot for Montara Beach. Zoom into Google Maps to see its location.

Latitude: 37.553877     Longitude: -122.512468

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