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Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail

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Address: Monterey, CA
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Popular hiking trail running along the Pacific Grove and Monterey coast.

Popular hiking trail running along the Pacific Grove and Monterey coast.

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Walk in wonderful trail

Any beautiful day foggy or sunny and walk this trail for miles . Easy walk and doesn't require hi energy lwalking

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
realpaula
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Monterey, California
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Monterey, California
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There are a number of short or featured walks along the Recreational Trail that stretches for miles along the central coast. My favorite section of the trial takes about 15 minutes (oneway) to stroll along a paved pathway stretching between the Aquarium and the beach/park @ Lover's point. Along the way, walkers will encounter vista views of the Monterey Bay... More 

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Monterey, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Any beautiful day foggy or sunny and walk this trail for miles . Easy walk and doesn't require hi energy lwalking

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Thank realpaula
Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Walk the trail, sit a while, listen to the waves and smell the fresh seawater. The views are something you'll never forget

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Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent five days in the area and were on the trail every day running, walking and cycling. It was January so the trail was not busy. The scenery along the trail is wonderful, my camera is full.

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the views this park had to offer, lots of little critters on the trail and on the beach. Just remember to be careful on the rocks with algae they are extremely slippery.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was staying in Monterey and wanted to go for a run in the morning and the hotel recommend this trail. It was beautiful! The trail goes right along the water which spectacular views. later in our visit, we came just to walk around and soak up the beautiful views. would recommend it if looking for a place to walk... More 

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carmel highlands ca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gorgeous trail! This is the great escape from your worries in life and much to explore! Brisk walk, nature at it's finest.

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Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved our time spent here - beautiful place to walk around and appreciate nature. Cool rocks to climb and tons of wildlife.

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Oakland, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Travel for miles, or just a few yards, via walking, running, biking, whether you want peaceful stroll or high energy workout, it is perfect. Gorgeous scenery and great people watching, from Monterey through Pacific Grove. You can start at Fishermans Wharf, continue at Cannery Row, turn up a block at the Aquarium, and continue on to Asilomar Beach. One of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great way to spend a day in Monterey. We started at the aquarium and headed east until we got to Asilomar Beach. Views are awesome, loads of waves and different vistas. Sea otters a plenty and a cove of harbour seals.

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