Carmel has 3 backpacking trails. These trails range from 10.2 to 30.2 miles in length. The most popular trails are Sykes Hot Springs (Backpacking), Cone Peak Trail (Backpacking) and Black Cone Trail (Backpacking). Trails.com member Stephen B. recently completed Sykes Hot Springs (Backpacking).
Sykes Hot Springs (Backpacking)View Trail Details
A trip to Sykes Hot Springs is unquestionably the most popular route into the Ventana Wilderness. The trek leads to three rock-lined 100°F hot ...
Black Cone Trail (Backpacking)View Trail Details
Following the 1977 Marble- Cone Fire, the Forest Service abandoned the Black Cone Trail, which was quickly reclaimed by dense thickets of chaparral. ...
Cone Peak Trail (Backpacking)View Trail Details
This is the shortest trail to one of the highest peaks in the Santa Lucia Range, 5155-foot Cone Peak. Trails to 5862-foot Junipero Serra, 4727-foot ...