You are invited to an afternoon hike on Fort Ord. It will be an afternoon hike of about 4 miles at a moderate pace of 3 mph. The terrain is rolling. We will start at the Creekside trailhead, which is a parking lot.
Directions to Creekside Trailhead:
From Marina: Take Reservation Rd. to Portola Dr. just short of Hwt 68. Turn right. Follow this road (it changes names) around to the park trailhead.
From Monterey: Take Hwy 68 toward Salinas exiting at Reservation Rd. Turn left under the highway. Turn left, almost immediately, on to Portola Drive.
From Salinas: Exit Hwy 68 right on to Reservation Rd. Make an immediate left on to Portola.
HIKE SUMMARY: Moderately easy hike.
Starting Location: Creekside Terrace parking lot.
Start Time: 2:00 PM
Pace: Moderate (3 mph when level)
Total Distance: ~4 miles (2 hrs.)
Estimated Elevation Gain: ~400 feet
WHAT TO BRING: Sturdy hiking shoes, water and protection from the sun.
Please be aware that we expect you to take responsibility for your safety while we are out on the trails. Joining hikes with the Monterey Bay Area Hiking Group is entirely voluntary and participants assume the full risks associated with the activities. It is each hiker's responsibility to ensure that he/she is in sufficient fitness and health to participate in the hiking activity, and to bring appropriate water, food, clothing, first aid, and navigation equipment for the conditions. The Monterey Bay Area Hiking Group and the individual hike organizers make no representation or warranties about the quality, safety, or supervision of these activities. We understand that your "Yes" RSVP to this event means you accept this. For more information regarding safety, please refer to the Monterey Bay Area Hiking Group "About" section for more details.