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Half Moon Bay Coastside Trail

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Address: Half Moon Bay, CA
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+1 650-726-8297
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Easy and scenic hiking trail along the Pacific coast that measures six...

Easy and scenic hiking trail along the Pacific coast that measures six miles round trip.

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Beautiful walk in the wild nature

This is nice walk to enjoy the wild Californian Coast line typical for this region ... Recommended if you are there

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 May 2016
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Regensburg, Germany
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Regensburg, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

This is nice walk to enjoy the wild Californian Coast line typical for this region ... Recommended if you are there

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Stockton, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Saw Seals , Whales and Red tail Hawks, the trail goes about .80 of a mile from the Ritz Carlton. They have a sign at the end, do not pass but another trail goes about .30 of a mile and down to the beach.

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Truckee, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

Nice paved mostly, walking or biking trail right along the ocean bluff. Lots of wildflowers in May. Occasional toilets along the way.

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Eureka, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

I walked the trail with friends to take in the beautiful scenery. The trail is mostly flat with a few minor hills and valleys. We caught the trail behind the Ritz Carlton golf course and took it about 3 miles north. We took a few dirt spurs along the way to get a little closer to some of the bluffs.... More 

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Chappaqua, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

The coastal path is beautiful. Much of it is maintained and great for kids and even strollers. There are parts that are rugged and fun to explore for older kids and adults.

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Sussex
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

There is a good marine reserve here with easy walking and great views of the ocean. You can sit and watch the surfers too.

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Nootdorp, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

The trail is very easy and accessible. We used it basically for out morning running sessions and it is amazing. Running with the view of the Pacific Ocean is gorgeous. A part a small part very close to Hy 1, the rest is far away from the traffic. On one side the ocean, on the other very nice houses or... More 

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Lancaster, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

We took a two hour bike ride - great trail, paved and spacious with great views of the ocean and access to numerous towns along the way!

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

it is around 5 mile trail some part is boring, other part is fantastic with ocean view there are many interesting shops and building along the path the sculpture garden is very interesting architecture

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Walnut Creek, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

We loved the trail. Even with some construction causing a slight detour it was a great trail to walk. We chose to veer off and walk along the cliffs being careful to stay behind the signs and at a safe distance from the edge to have a nicer view on the stretch just south of the RV park. We managed... More 

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