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The Coastal Trail

San Francisco, CA
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Beautiful scenary and wildlife – dogs welcome

Half Moon Bay's portion of the Coastside Trail runs along the Pacific Coast on what was once the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jennie P
Punta Gorda, Florida
Very nice views

This was a very nice hike. Good views of the Golden Gate and the Bay Area. Easily one of the most... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gabby P
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The Coastal Trail is the 28-mile coastline of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
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  • Average2%
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Half Moon Bay's portion of the Coastside Trail runs along the Pacific Coast on what was once the Ocean Shore Railroad. It is a great place for birdwatching and/or taking a side jaunt down the cliff to stick a toe in the ocean. Parking is...More

Thank Jennie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very nice hike. Good views of the Golden Gate and the Bay Area. Easily one of the most memorable parts of my trip.

Thank Gabby P
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I cannot say enough about how absolutely stunning, and FUN, it was to walk to coastal trail. We walked from golden gate park all the way to ocean beach and every inch of that walk was breathtaking. I was hesitant at first but was convinced...More

Thank Goobbetts
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

The hike here is beautiful. On the hike you will see a lot of earth works left untouched. As you get to the top, the view of the golden gate is simply breathless. If you like nature and is up to see beautiful flowers, then...More

Thank lynhdan
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Good for able visitors. I took 2 Irish cousins here and they got out and enjoyed 'a good stretch of the legs'. This allowed them to experience some of the natural beauty of the rugged coast. We lucked out with good weather. Its not a...More

Thank IrishGermanSwedish
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This part of the California Coastal Trail connects Lands End to the Golden Gate Bridge. If you're starting at the bridge, go to the parking lot on the Marin side of the Golden Gate bridge. Go across the bridge, take the exit to Sausalito, and...More

1  Thank Fadi S
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I like to walk here with women or with friends when I can because the view is pretty and it makes me look macho.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 7 June 2016

On the spur of the moment, we decided to avoid the crowds at Golden Gate Park (Bay to Breakers Run) by checking out the Coastal Trail and were not disappointed. It was not crowded and we were able to enjoy the wonderful views of the...More

1  Thank Stu Y
Reviewed 29 May 2016

We went for a walk along the Coastal Trail on a gorgeous Saturday afternoon. The sun was warm and the cool breeze made for an ideal combination. We weren't going for the aggressive hike, just a nice casual stroll, taking some photos along the way....More

1  Thank StuartGustafson
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Exploring the coastal trail was a great way to start off our visit to SF. We started our walk at the Cliff House and Sutro Baths and I quickly fell in love with the story of millionaire Adolf Sutro who bought up 22 acres of...More

3  Thank offthewalldesign
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