Toro County Park is located six miles from downtown Salinas, and 13 miles from the Monterey Peninsula. First opened to the public in 1971, the park’s 4,756 acres have been a haven for thousands of visitors. The park is also home for many types of wildlife including deer, coyote, and a rare mountain lion or golden eagle. Toro’s pastoral setting makes it the ideal place for your next family outing. Toro County Park has much to offer the outdoor enthusiast. The park facilities include an equestrian staging area and riding trails, two softball fields, playgrounds, horseshoe pits, mountain biking, volleyball courts, and over 20 miles of hiking trials.Using our online itinerary creator, Salinas attractions like Toro County Park can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Toro County Park reviews
Walked 6 miles along the river and then upward with great views. Saw hawks,snakes, wildflowers,Spanish moss on trees and rolling green hills.
Walked 6 miles along the river and then upward with great views. Saw hawks,snakes, wildflowers,Spanish moss on trees and rolling green hills. more »
If you’re looking for a peaceful walk, hike, bicycling or trail with family, friends or solo this place is your to go.
If you’re looking for a peaceful walk, hike, bicycling or trail with family, friends or solo this place is your to go. more »
Scenic and spacious public park that is hugely popular for parties, events, or just BBQing with family and friends. There are a handful of full service picnic shelters with counters, sinks, and BBQ pits for cooking over a wood fire...these must be reserved in advance and they're very popular. There are picnic tables and cans for trash and recycling at each shelter too. The bathrooms are clean but lacking hand soap. The patches of grass are drying out due to the drought, but still usable for sports. There are hiking trails throughout the park too; along with volleyball nets and horseshoe courts. The area is still scenic despite the lack of rain, but it would look a lot nicer with greener vegetation. Lots of birds and wild turkeys were visible on our visit...probably more wildlife too. A wonderful place to spend a weekend afternoon.
It's a definitely a family park! I love it because it's big enough to have parties and people are actually not to close to your family gathering. Not too crowded. Bathrooms are ok. The view to the hiking trails are nice.
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