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Monterey County Parks Dept.
1441 Schilling Place, 2nd Floor
Salinas, CA 93901
831.755.4899 (Reservations)
831.755.4895 (Business) 
888.588.2267 (Toll Free)
831.757.9516 (Fax)

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Toro Park

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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.

Hours of Operation:
January & February                             8:00 am – 5:00 pm
March                                                   8:00 am – 6:00 pm
April                                                      8:00 am – 7:00 pm
May - August                                        8:00 am – 8:00 pm
September                                            8:00 am – 7:00 pm
October                                                 8:00 am – 6:30 pm
November & December                        8:00 am – 5:00 pm