Jacks Peak County Park, towering 1,068 feet above downtown Monterey and holds the highest peak on the Monterey Peninsula. The park is 525 acres and has been open since 1977, you can hike or ride horseback, enjoying wildflower meadows, forests of oak and pine, and grasslands.
Jacks Peak County Park gives visitors spectacular views of both the peninsula and Monterey Bay. Several miles of trails, including a self-guided nature trail, wrap around Jacks Peak and through the rest of the park. The park provides more than 8 miles of excellent hiking and horseback 11 trails with a wide variety of interesting views. You can also see fossilized marine life and leaves in the rock shelves. On clear days you will get great views of the Monterey Bay and Carmel Valley also.
Hours: 10:00 am to 6:30 pm
Jacks Peak County Park is a great unique landscape with some gorgeous views and have a quiet setting with vistas of the Monterey Peninsula. Stay at the Monterey Stage Coach Lodge hotel with your family and get rooms at very affordable rates. For more details visit: http://www.montereystagecoachlodge.com/