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Fort Ord MTB Loop- Trail 25, 36, 42, 56, 68, 94, 96, 41

Salinas, California

19.86 mi / 2152 ft gain

Engineer Road Loop

Salinas, California

2 mi / 377 ft gain

Mountain Bike at Fort Ord National Monument

Salinas, California

5.0

Trail 1, Trail 72, and Trail 31 Loop

Salinas, California

2.72 mi / 358 ft gain

Trail 30, Engineer Road, Oil Well Road, and Trail 101 Loop

Salinas, California

3.85 mi / 499 ft gain

Trail 31, Oil Well, Trail 75, and Trail 38 Loop

Salinas, California

5.96 mi / 778 ft gain

Trail 41 and Trail 36 Loop

Salinas, California

9.03 mi / 1122 ft gain

Oil Well Road and Engineer Canyon Road Loop

Salinas, California

4.34 mi / 548 ft gain

Marks Canyon

Salinas, California

4.24 mi / 495 ft gain

Places to stay

Salinas / Monterey KOA

Prunedale, California

Salinas / Monterey KOA

Moss Landing KOA Express

Moss Landing, California

Moss Landing KOA Express

Creekside Paradise

Watsonville, California

Creekside Paradise

From $185 / night

Asilomar Hotel and Conference Grounds

Pacific Grove, California

Asilomar Hotel and Conference Grounds

From $176 / night

Santa Cruz / Monterey Bay KOA Holiday

La Selva Beach, California

Santa Cruz / Monterey Bay KOA Holiday

Pinnacles Campground

Paicines, California

Pinnacles Campground

From $30 / night

Guides and stories

5 Pieces of Gear You Need for a Weekend Adventure in Monterey, California

5 Pieces of Gear You Need for a Weekend Adventure in Monterey, California

Mitch Pittman

72 Hours of Food, Fun, and Outdoor Adventure in Monterey County

72 Hours of Food, Fun, and Outdoor Adventure in Monterey County

Mitch Pittman

A Perfect Coastal Escape for the Holidays

A Perfect Coastal Escape for the Holidays

Sara Sheehy

Your Coastal Refuge in the Monterey Bay: Asilomar Hotel

Your Coastal Refuge in the Monterey Bay: Asilomar Hotel

The Outbound Collective

5 Must-Do Adventures near Asilomar, California

5 Must-Do Adventures near Asilomar, California

Karissa Frye

Making a Wrong Turn in Pinnacles National Park

Making a Wrong Turn in Pinnacles National Park

Benjamin Canevari

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