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Waterfront Coastside Trail

Mirada Road off Highway One, Half Moon Bay, CA
650 726 8297
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Type: Hiking Trails
Description: Easy and scenic hiking trail along the Pacific coast that measures six miles round trip.
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OKC
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Sadly the bridge is out on one end of the trail, and reconnecting is challenging, but running early in the morning, or walking late in the evening was one of the pleasures of our trip.

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Richmond,ky
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54 reviews 54 reviews
14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We love to see and walk on the beach. We went to pebble beach which is not sand beach but rocky beach and it was pretty to see ocean.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Good walk near coastal area. But nothing special. I visited this place after couple of beaches so haven't found excited.

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Half Moon Bay, Calif.
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Do not confuse this trail with the one that runs near the highway. The coastal trail is a delight, mostly level, paved, with bridges over creeks, its runs the entire bay on state property along the bluff's, so unobstructed views of the ocean, great place to walk, jog, and ride your bike - dog friendly with leash as there is... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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85 reviews 85 reviews
21 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Not hard or long from the tiny parking spot I found at N. peak Access Rd. Rises up on a bluff parallel to the shore at Devils Slide. Nice wild flowers, fog rolled in so saw no whales but loved the swirling mist.

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Half Moon Bay
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Sadly, an unthinking State Parks employee drove a tractor over the John Hernandez Bridge, leading to a small section of the bridge collapsing. As a result, our (almost) daily bike rides have been reduced from 8 miles to 4. Since Cal State Parks has no money allocated for repairs, it seems like it will be many months before the bridge... More

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Oakdale, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Have rode this trail a few times. Easy for ages of all. Takes about 45 minutes to get to the end. The end there is a small, old fashioned house coffee shop. Nice outdoor seating and very casual. Just nice to sit and relax and watch people. Next to this is a restaurant that if very fancy shmancy with valet... More

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Sacramento, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Really had no complaints on the coastside trail...we enjoyed it both walking and on our bikes. Can't wait to go back.

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new york city
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Beautiful scenery, an easy walk. There seemed to be access to the beach below but we didn't get far enough to see the steps.

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West Jordan, Utah
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

So beautiful! Such great trails. You can take beach or higher trails to see the ocean. Simply breathtaking.

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