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Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail

Monterey, CA
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Ranked #1 of 56 Attractions in Monterey
Type: Biking Trails
Description: Popular hiking trail running along the Pacific Grove and Monterey coast.
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Tulare, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Drive, bike, or hike each bend in the road offers another view of the bay that is jaw dropping. Highly recommend renting bikes for half day to truly enjoy the beauty of the area.

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Monterey, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

fantastic relaxing time with the family, there a lot of people on the trail, but you pass by some of the nicest spots and get to see whats going on in the city

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Great trail for walking or biking. Plenty of beautiful sites along the coast. Lots of places to visit along the way.

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Bloomington, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

A beautiful ride along the bay and interesting twists and turns. It gets congested a bit at Fisherman's Wharf so be careful.

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Monterey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Any chance to be outdoors at the ocean shouldn't be missed. And, of course, it's very seldom ever hot here, so you might not even need your sun screen. Almost always can expect good photo ops for waves crashing on rough black rocks.

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Torrance, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Love the trail because it just takes you wherever you need to go. Love the history, too - it is built where the train tracks used to be that carried shipments of fish from Cannery Row.

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Glenview, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Bayside walk or bike run that connects all the key locations on the water. We did the walk back to our hotel from Fisherman's Wharf in less than 30 minutes with the whole familly.

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail is a trail we enjoy due to its scenic beauty. The trail starts in Castroville, whichi is known for its artichokes, continues to Monterey through the historic Fisherman Wharf/Cannery Row, and ends in Pacifica at Lover's Point. The total length is 18 miles and is considered to be one of the most scenic walking trails in... More

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Do you love the beauty of California? THis is the trail for you. Easy to access and navigate the only thing I didnt like was that we ran out of time to do more of it. See more of this amazing planet on the trail.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Can't get over how amazing this place is for wildlife. From the cliff you can see sea otters, harbour seals and cormorants.. Beautiful coastline. Lots of families riding surrey bikes going down the trail. Surreys only go as far as Lover's point on the west side though.. So no long journeys.. Kids loved biking and four year old enjoyed sitting... More

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