Ft Ord Mountain Biking

A lone cyclist crosses the maritime chaparral of Fort Ord, once a bustling Army post on central California's Monterey Peninsula.  Besides chaparral and grassland which dominates the landscape, plant communities include coast live oak woodland, coalstal scrub, sdune,landscaped, vernal pool,l upland ruderal and wet ruderal. ..The base closed in 1990 leaving military housing as well as explosives from war games for the BLM to help clean up and make into usable parkland.