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Bob Jones City to Sea Bike Trail

Ontario Road, Avila Beach, CA 93406
+1 805-544-9096
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Lovely walk to Avila Beach!

This is a lovely trail for hiking / running / biking. We spent a good hour or so walking to Avila... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2016
Janani K
San Francisco, California
via mobile
Build It and they will come!

This trail is the perfect example of The Field of Dreams motto "Build it and they will come... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2016
Pleasanton, California
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Ontario Road, Avila Beach, CA 93406
+1 805-544-9096
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Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely trail for hiking / running / biking. We spent a good hour or so walking to Avila Beach (we had young child in stroller and our little dog with us). There are not many signs that tell you how long it...More

Thank Janani K
Reviewed May 29, 2016

This trail is the perfect example of The Field of Dreams motto "Build it and they will come." Because it meanders through a variety of landscapes with wide reaching views and gentle hills, this trail is a magnet for walkers, strollers, bikes, runners and happy...More

1  Thank CMR01
Reviewed May 25, 2016

We rented electric bikes and effortlessly enjoyed this beautiful trail. The electric power helped with the mild hills and made the ride more enjoyable.

Thank Aaron D
Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

What's to not like about this trail! The tail starts at US Hwy 101 and ends in the city of Avila Beach. All paved, a few small hills and just an enjoyable walk or bike ride like we do. Guessing 5 miles in length Lush...More

2  Thank wcrotts
Reviewed May 24, 2016

An excellent, nearly level, paved, hiking and biking trail, very scenic and peaceful. We hike the trail several times every year as the scenery changes with the seasons.

Thank August S
Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

We rented an electric bike in Avila Beach and really enjoyed the trail. It winds along a golf course, neighborhood and shaded creek through the canyon. Although the official trail is pretty short (about 3 miles), we continued on and made a bigger loop ride,...More

1  Thank Diverdad1
Reviewed May 17, 2016

We love walking on the Bob Jones Trail, shaded by the Oak trees. It is a peaceful early morning walk, and there are a few cafes along the trail, too.

Thank HappySurfer
Reviewed May 10, 2016

Good bike and walking trail. Can get crowed on the weekend, but still very enjoyable. We walked and biked the trail from Avilla Village Resort to the beach.

Thank Danny M
Reviewed May 3, 2016

Tried the asphalt trail and discovered we could have done better elsewhere. It was not quiet and there were too many people talking loud when walking and bicycles around every corner. It was not secluded or private in any way. However, it does provide a...More

Thank WhyAmIStillworking
Reviewed April 27, 2016

I love the Bob Jones trail. I would recommend it to anyone. It a very safe and easy walk or quick bike ride to the beach.

Thank jennyleehb
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where does the trail start?
November 4, 2016|
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Response from Joseph P | Reviewed this property |
If traveling North on US 101 exit at Avila Beach (exit 195) Go to stop turn left. Continue approx. 1/2 mile until you pass the Avila Hot Springs resort and campground. Turn right on Ontario road. Go about 1/4 mile There is... More
where does this bike trail start?
November 4, 2016|
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Response from Ronald M | Reviewed this property |
There is a parking lot on the east side of Ontario Rd. about 1/4 mile north of Avila Beach Dr.
Connie P
If I take the train, is it easy to get to this trail with a bike?
June 14, 2015|
Response from Estera S | Reviewed this property |
Hello, The train doesnt let you off close to the trail you would have to take a taxi from the train station