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McNee Ranch State Park- A Must Hike For Everyone
Published On April 15, 2018

April 15, 2018

McNee Ranch State Park is one of the finest places to hike in all of San Mateo County. This beautiful and remote park provides fantastic views of the ocean coastline and a stunning view of the Santa Cruz Mountains, with the highest peak of the trails bringing you to almost 2000 feet above sea level. On clear days, one can easily see San Francisco Bay while hiking the trails. As the McNee Ranch State Park is apart of the Montara State beach, the trails extend all the way down to the coastline, allowing a scenic hike to transform into a leisurely stroll along the beach, making this the perfect way to become introduced to all of the gorgeous sights that Montara has to offer.

About the McNee Ranch State Park

There are plenty of things to do while hiking through McNee Ranch State Park. Dogs are permitted within the park, as long as they remain on a leash, so enjoy your hike up Montara Mountain with your furry companion! Horseback riding is also allowed within Montara Beach, as well as boating. Many who hike the trails also like to picnic, fish, swim, and even windsurf.

The view alone from the peak of Montara Mountain is incentive enough to draw anyone to McNee Ranch State Park on these scenic hiking trails. But if you’re looking for all the more reason to come and visit this beautiful park, on occasion, the park hosts guided hikes along the trails. In addition to this, Montara Beach is a very popular place to explore tide pools and sunbathe. There is to question that this park is one of the most beautiful sights in all of Montara, and is a must see place for all those visiting.

The location of the McNee Ranch State Park is adjacent to Gray Whale Cove State Beach, and the McNee Ranch State Park is open from 8 a.m. until sunset. Hiking in the park is permitted year-round, and bathrooms are available here. Parking is also available, and discounts for admission passes are offered for senior citizens and veterans who desire to see the park. Annual passes can also be purchased, allowing access to the park and all its resources. The McNee Ranch State Park is a wonderful place to come and see the wildlife in Montara, California.

Stay at Rodeway Inn SFO

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