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Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail

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Address: Monterey, CA
Phone Number: 831-646-3866
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Description: Popular hiking trail running along the Pacific Grove and Monterey coast.

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Beautiful and gives you a way to see all the wildlife.

We biked about 8-10 miles of it and it could go from crowded to wide open in a mile distance especially near the dunes on the north side. We also found a few places to stop for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Santa Monica, CA

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Santa Monica, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We biked about 8-10 miles of it and it could go from crowded to wide open in a mile distance especially near the dunes on the north side. We also found a few places to stop for lunch on that trail.

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Palmdale, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Scenic trail, highly recommended for walking and bicycling. Plenty to see and great places to visit along the trail.

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Winston-Salem,NC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Great walk well planned trail- bright sunny day and we really enjoyed the scenery= gorgeous area= temps were optimal

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Monterey, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This trail more or less follows the original "17 Mile Drive" from Monterey to Pebble Beach and runs for many many more miles up/down the coast. There are two very popular and gorgeous segments in/near Monterey. The busiest runs from the two Wharves in Monterey (the working Wharf #2 and the Touristy "Fisherman's Wharf") about a half mile to San... More 

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Fairfax, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This seems to be a favorite place for locals and tourists alike. You can walk or ride your bike (pay attention to the marked paths). It's a great way to see the scenery and wildlife that makes the Monterey Bay their home. If you're lucky you'll see seals and sea otters.

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Monterey, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is a nice wide paved trail for bikes and foot traffic. Keep to the right, there's passing on the left. The ocean views, the marina, the beautiful trees and wildlife are all here for our enjoyment. There are many places where you can walk right onto the beach from the trail and bike racks are plentiful. Weekends can be... More 

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Monterey is absolutely beautiful! This is a must see. The scenery is unforgettable. A very relaxing day.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The rec trail currently goes from pacific grove to marina along the coast w plans to extend it to Santa cruz. The trail provides users w wonderful views of monterey bay. It's supposed to support both cyclists, skaters and walkers/runners. Skateboarding is a no go. The 4 wheel surreys can only go to lovers pt. ( I think). The part... More 

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Seaside, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Love the trail. Beautiful place and wonderful people. Come to enjoy the sunshine, sea breeze and gentle sound of the ocean.

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Carmel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This seaside trail is a recreational delight. It is always interesting; the experience can vary significantly depending on the wind -how hard it is blowing, on the sun which has a big influence on the temperature that you feel, if you are in Pacific Grove at the right time of the year the vegetation is a carpet of brilliant flowers;... More 

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Address: Monterey, CA
Phone Number: 831-646-3866
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey

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