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Day Hikes Around Big Sur
by Robert Stone (2003)
Day Hikes Around Monterey & Carmel
by Robert Stone (2002)
Hiking the California Coastal Trail (Vol. 1)
by Bob Lorentzen (2002)
Hiking the California Coastal Trail (Vol. 2)
by Bob Lorentzen (2000)

80 hikes for every level of hiking experience, from easy walks to strenuous climbs, throughout Big Sur.

Choose from 77 day hikes exploring the creeks, canyons, and beaches around Monterey and Carmel.

Comprehensive guide to the long-distance trail from Oregon's southern border to Big Sur.

Continuation of the long-distance trail guide from Monterey to the Mexican border; good coverage of Monterey County.

The Monterey Bay Shoreline Guide
by Jerry Emory (1999)
Monterey and Carmel, 3rd: Eden by the Sea
by Kathleen Thompson Hill and Gerald Hill (2004)

From city streets to hiking trails, Emory's excellent guide to the Monterey Bay crescent is a 'must-pack' item.

Easy walks around Carmel, its art galleries and its beaches, plus driving tours in the vicinity.