North Peak Access Road

Montara Mountain, California

Elevation Gain1,284ft
Trailhead Elevation1,741ft
Elevation Min/Max713/1897ft
Elevation Start/End1741/1738ft

North Peak Access Road

North Peak Access Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Mateo County, California. It is within San Pedro Valley County Park, Rancho Corral de Tierra (GGNRA), San Francisco Peninsula Watershed, and Montara Mountain. It is 2.2 miles long and begins at 1,741 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,284 feet. Along the trail there is a viewpoint. The trail ends near North Peak (elevation 1,870 feet). This trail connects with the following: Old San Pedro Mountain Road, Montara Mountain Trail and The Cave.

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100 Classic Hikes in Northern California (The Mountaineers Books)
John R. Soares & Marc J. Soares
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"This hike offers an impressive array of wildflowers and chaparral plants as well as a superb top-of-the-world panorama of the San Francisco Bay area and Pacific Ocean. Enjoy views of Mounts Diablo and Tamalpais, the Santa Cruz Mountains, and San Francisco from North Peak Montara Mountain."

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Trail Information

Montara Mountain
Nearby City
San Francisco Peninsula Watershed
Half Moon Bay State Beaches
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USGS Montara Mountain
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