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Beach to Berry Creek Falls, beautiful, not difficult

We parked at Waddell Beach State Park and hiked to Berry Creek Falls on a Monday. It was 15 miles... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2018
Robin R
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Beautiful hike through majestic redwoods

The Skyline to the Sea Trail is a local treasure! The trail is beautiful and well marked. And... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
San Jose, California
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From mountains to the sea, all in this one hike.
Saratoga, CA
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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

We parked at Waddell Beach State Park and hiked to Berry Creek Falls on a Monday. It was 15 miles round trip measured by Map My Hike and my GPS. It is not a difficult hike to the wood platform where we had lunch looking...More

1  Thank Robin R
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The Skyline to the Sea Trail is a local treasure! The trail is beautiful and well marked. And hiking under the canopy of the redwoods makes it a comfortable hike, even on hot days. Watch your step as there are often banana slugs on the...More

2  Thank garth66
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This is a 30 mile trail from Redwood forests to the ocean....hence it's name. I didn't walk the whole trail, only 5 miles of it on a beautiful summer day. The smell of the woods and the beauty of the forest is enchanting . I...More

1  Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 25 March 2017

You can begin the hike at Castle Rock State park (paid parking) or further down highway 9 if you have someone who can drop you off. The first day is through manzanita, but by the second day you are in the redwoods. Very shady and...More

1  Thank food_nut
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Start at the top along Skyline Boulevard and hike through the redwoods. You can break up this trail in three sections and eventually get to Big Basin National Park and then to Waddell Beach along Highway 1. If you do it this way you'll need...More

1  Thank monica r
Reviewed 16 September 2014

We decided to hike this trail towards Berry Falls. We did not make it all the way to the falls (about 7 miles one way) but did get in a great hike. The first part of the hike takes you up the hill and you...More

Thank Jackie L
Reviewed 6 August 2014

Beautiful views of the Santa Clara Valley. Lots of trails and choices. Sometimes a little steep, and most trails do not have shade. Parking can be a problem because we all want to be there.

Thank Harry T
Reviewed 15 March 2014

This is a beautiful hike! We took the bus from the Santa Cruz metro center downtown on a weekend at 8:30am which took us to the top of the coastal ridge. We hiked down to Waddell beach and that took about 6 hours. We then...More

2  Thank Phillopian
Reviewed 23 July 2013

My friend and I did the final 15 miles of the trail begining at Big Basin headquarters ending at Waddell Beach. This is an amazing experience and the trail is a relatively easy stroll through beautiful redwood groves. You also get to visit Berry Creek...More

1  Thank rhoughta
Reviewed 27 March 2013

This hike is quite challenging. Unfortunately dogs are not allowed. The views are stunnning and change with the seasons. Be sure to take an adequate supply of drinking water. Walking shoes are reccomended.

1  Thank Martin C
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