Garland Ranch Regional Park

Garland Ranch Regional Park

700 W Carmel Valley Rd.
Carmel Valley, California 93924
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Local Phone: (831) 372-3196

Located 8.6 miles east of Highway 1 on Carmel Valley Road, Garland Ranch Regional Park is 4,462 acres in size.
Some of the trails traverse through private property, for this reason visitors are asked to respect the rule for staying on the trails. This park is one of the few parks in Monterey County that has preserved Rumsien Indian habitation sites and remains of the Rancho Don Juan.

There is a visitor center and rangers available for any questions you may have. A docent program provides outdoor interpretive hikes for all ages. A full range of day use activities includes hiking, limited mountain bike riding, horseback riding, walking, jogging, seasonal fishing and more. There are no overnight camping facilities at this park.

As in all Monterey County parks, dogs are allowed to be off-leash as long as they are under voice control, so they are free to swim in the Carmel River, which runs along the edge of the park. In the summer make sure you watch for signs warning dogs from swimming during a toxic algae bloom. Blue-green algae can cause skin and eye irritation and can be deadly if ingested.

Help us keep this trail beautiful and dog-friendly:
• Always follow the posted rules as they may have changed
• If in off-leash area, keep your dog under voice command
• Respect and protect wildlife and habitats
• Pack in and pack out, leaving only paw prints

Cooling off, Garland Ranch Regional Park <br/> Photo Credit: @denmother94
Cooling off, Garland Ranch Regional Park
Photo Credit: @denmother94
Dog-lovers from around the world know leash-free Carmel Beach as a primo place to visit with dogs. But that’s hardly the only place in Monterey County where your untethered dog can have as much fun and freedom as you do. A number of county parks, as well as several within the Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District, allow dogs to accompany you off-leash away from developed areas so long as they stay within sight, respond immediately to voice commands and don’t get in the way of horses, cyclists or other hikers. more »
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