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Monterey Bay Recreation Trail

Address: CA
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Type: Biking Trails, Hiking Trails, Sports
Activities: Hiking, Biking
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Owner description: Popular hiking trail running along the Pacific Grove and Monterey coast.
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London, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We hired bikes from Adventures by the see (based in Monterey or Lovers point) and had a great ride all the way along the trail. Very easy riding for kids (our 6 year old loved it).

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Southeastern United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

We stayed for one week in Monterey Bay and enjoyed walking along trail. We rented some bikes one day and other days just enjoyed walking and enjoying the views. Many shops and restaurants along the trail and nearby to enjoy as well. If you go in August, bring a jacket!

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SE Michigan
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66 reviews 66 reviews
13 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

The MBRT is a terrific venue for outdoor recreation, fitness, sightseeing, beach access, and just getting around. There are several purveyors of bike, surrey and kayak rental equipment on the trail, so the availability of these recreational activities are available to everyone at very reasonable hourly or daily rates. Apart from these costs, which are optional, access to the trail... More

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Albury, Australia
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139 reviews 139 reviews
20 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

We got 2 lovely Specialized road bikes & Joey coudn't have been more helpful. Friendly, efficient, helpful. Couldn't ask for more. Highly recommend.

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Stateline, Nevada
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314 reviews 314 reviews
55 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2011

This is a great walking, running, biking whatever trail that mostly runs along the cliffs of the Monterey Bay. The trail runs from Marina, CA to Pacific Grove, CA cutting through the cities of Seaside and Monterey. The trail North of Seaside is remote. It is not well used but offers great views of the dunes and the bay. You... More

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Redlands, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

My daughter & I did this (FLAT!) bike ride in Monterey. I rented my bike at Bay Bikes (across from the Trailside Cafe). It was a great place to rent, since I didn't have to commit to 1 or 2 or 4 hours. I just rode as long as I wanted and when I returned, I paid for 1 hour... More

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