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Scenic Road Walkway

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Address: Scenic Road, Carmel Beach, Carmel, CA
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A beautiful place to be any time of the day

We have walked along the coast in fog, rain, and sunshine. With the number of others on the beach and path it is clearly a favorite for everyone.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
South San Francisco, California
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South San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have walked along the coast in fog, rain, and sunshine. With the number of others on the beach and path it is clearly a favorite for everyone.

Thank HIker2016
Ventura County, USA
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181 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone who lives here is lucky beyond belief. Such beautiful scenery. Too bad you have to share it with millions of tourists like me!!!

Thank City_Girls_CA
Carmel, California
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73 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My favorite path for walks several times a week. The only thing that keeps us away is high winds, hard rain ( now that we are getting some ) and busy work schedule. Every walk is a walking postcard and a reminder of how lucky we are to be here.

2 Thank Silvertiger
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94 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

This is a scenic drive starting at the base of 8th Street. The road follows Carmel Beach. It offers incredible views of the water, crashing waves, rocks along the coast and the many houses and cottages that overlook the ocean. There are several places to park and go down to the beach where you can stroll in the white sands,... More 

Thank LifesaSnap
Vancouver, Canada
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

This is a beautiful area to just wander, get sand in your toes and listen to the waves as you take in the miles of beautiful beach. Gorgeous homes, and the awesome Monterey pine trees that are so different to those further north. Always something to catch your eye.

Thank Mily4
Norwell, Massachusetts
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142 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

We drove along the scenic roadway. Very nice scenery and some interesting homes. Nice views but not spectacular.

Thank Ned M
Carmel, California
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

in less than a mile of easy walking you skirt the carmel river and walk along one of the most beutiful coastlines in America over to Point Lobos one of the greatest meetings of land and sea

Thank martyone
Croton on Hudson, New York
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

No wonder everyone swoons when they mention the west coast waters and towns because these places are paradise spots to regain what we lose around too many people. The water, sand , sky and coastline in Northern California is an amazingly poetic space to shake off the cluttered mind and breath deep!

Thank Angela A
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185 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

Walking down Scenic Road is a delightful and relaxing experience. Scenic goes south of Ocean, almost at the bottom by the beach. The first few blocks are residential, with the "normal" great looking homes. As you get past them, you are right on the beach with its white sand, easy trail, and increasingly expensive and beautiful homes on the east... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Dead sea was an amazing sight. Water was very cold when we walked on the beach a little. Some areas had very pretty sights with seagulls on the side!

Thank Sadia S

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