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Jack's Peak and Skyline Trail

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Jack's Peak and Skyline Trail is a 0.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Monterey, California that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from April until September.

Distance: 0.8 miles Elevation Gain: 121 feet Route Type: Loop

hiking

nature trips

walking

bird watching

views

waterfall

1 month ago

Got lost with some friends and ended up doing about 10 miles of trail in the park. found the right trail when we got back to the parking lot. definitely worth the view

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2 months ago

We did a short hike here 2 days after the Monterey Bay Half Marathon. The paths were well kept, the elevation change was minimal, the sweeping valley views breathtaking and we had sure footing the whole route (Skyline Loop)! Self pay $2/person for day use. Parking lot with restrooms and picnic area at the end of the road leading to Skyline Loop Trail. Many trails intersect the area making it easy to do 4+ miles. Dogs on leashes allowed. Horses permitted on most trails.

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6 months ago

Good incline. Lake at bottom looks like the size of your palm looking down from peak. Good "first" mountain (technically, a hill below 2,000 metres) hike. Can take dog with, leashed. Good tree coverage.

hiking
6 months ago

Good incline. Lake at bottom looks like the size of your palm looking down from peak. Good "first" mountain (technically, a hill below 2,000 metres) hike. Can take dog with, leashed. Good tree coverage.

hiking
8 months ago

Nice quiet park away from the touristy spots of Monterey. Only a handful of people there at noon on a Sunday. Skyline trail is easy and short with several nice views of the bay. If going primarily for the view and photos, go on sunny day. We combined Skyline and Iris/Rhus trail loops for total 2.8 miles. Paid $4 entrance fee ($2 per person).

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Sat Jan 19 2019

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Wed Oct 17 2018

We did this trail (and a bit of some others in this park) when we had about 90 minutes to kill in Monterey. This is why I love AllTrails -- this trail is freaking gorgeous and I never would have found this place otherwise. It's a beautiful walk along a pine-forested ridgeline where you can watch the mist blow below. Wish we could have stayed longer here and done more hikes. Park is also horse-friendly, if you're into that.

Mon Sep 03 2018

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