- ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION
- HORSEBACK RIDING
- INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS
- WILDLIFE VIEWING
Fort Ord, CA
Bureau of Land Management
This 7,200-acre portion of the former Army base at Fort Ord is now public land managed by BLM. BLM managed roads and trails are well-suited for hiking, biking and equestrian use. An additional 7,500 acres is expected to be transferred by the year 2020. Fort Ord contains one of the largest maritime chaparral areas in all of California, as well as oak woodlands, rolling grassy hills, wetlands and ponds. Forty-six different rare plants and animals thrive in the rugged hills, including the coast wallflower, marine chaparral, tiger salamander, fairy shrimp, and mountain lion.Pets allowed
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OBSERVE BARRICADES AND SIGNS MARKING UNSAFE, SENSITIVE OR RESTRICTED AREAS.
NON-STREET LEGAL MOTOR VEHICLES INCLUDING MOTORCYCLES ARE NEVER ALLOWED on Fort Ord Public Lands.
USE IS NON-MOTORIZED ON AUTHORIZED TRAILS ONLY.
USE OF A CLOSED TRAIL IS NEVER ALLOWED.
DO NOT BRING WEAPONS onto Fort Ord Public Lands.
FIREWORKS ARE NEVER ALLOWED.
LITTERING AND DUMPING IS ILLEGAL.
WOOD CUTTING OR COLLECTION IS PROHIBITED.
PUBLIC USE IS ALLOWED FROM DAWN TO DUSK.
Address:Fort Ord Public Lands Project Office
20 Hamilton Court
Phone: (831) 394-8314
Directions:Directions to the Fort Ord National Monument from Highway 101: Take exit 326C toward Monterey Penninsula and make a right onto S. Sanborn Rd. Continue onto E. Blanco Road for 1.5 miles, then turn left onto CA-68 W/S. Main St. The popular Creekside Terrace Trailhead is near the intersection of Reservation Road and State Highway 68, off Portola/Creekside Terrace Road.