Last year we were a little earlier for the spring wildflowers and then the flowers are a little earlier this year – and yet we had another beautiful walk in Garland Ranch- Monterrey County. I can’t resist this kind of entrance to a park. There is a year-round entrance downstream. We went past the VisitorContinue reading “Another Spring Walk at Garland Ranch”
Okay, we didn’t walk all that way on our recent trip. And maybe you could do the distance, but you’d run into golf courses and restricted use around the Monterey Peninsula. But it’s quite easy to get from Monterey Wharf to Pacific Grove. Monterey Here’s some of the trail from Monterey Wharf towards Pacific Grove.Continue reading “Walking Monterey to Carmel”
We recently stayed in Carmel, CA. On a busy park visiting day (Jack’s Peak and Garland Ranch) we started at Carmel Beach and ended at Carmel River. Carmel Beach is at the end of Ocean Ave from Hwy 1 to the ocean. Right through a charming small town to white sand beaches.
Before our recent trip to Monterey Peninsula, Mike studied a map of the area. That’s how we found Jack’s Peak and how we wound up at Garland Ranch Regional Park. Both great finds for us. Here’s a link to Jack’s Park and here is some of our visit to Garland Ranch Park. We drove outContinue reading “Walking at Garland Ranch – Carmel”