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Gorgeous easy trail

We love this trail and always walk it every time we visit the park. It has wonderful ocean views... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Easy, pretty walk

Our kids loved this easy walk through mossy woods to the shore. Then, they had fun jumping on the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Scott M
Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this trail and always walk it every time we visit the park. It has wonderful ocean views along pink granite rock and great trails thru woods that are peppered with great areas of beautiful red blueberry bushes ! Much of the trail has...More

Thank tikkitikkitembo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our kids loved this easy walk through mossy woods to the shore. Then, they had fun jumping on the rocks and exploring the tidal pools. Definitely worth it. The walk is pretty quick, but allow time to wander.

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You park and walk to the ocean through a path and it is gorgeous. This is an easy little hike. Pretty level walk.

Thank 328Bella
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We included this trail on a day on "The Quiet Side". Easy trail. Rocky shoreline, tidal pools - all worth seeing.

Thank dotravels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The trail goes through the woods to stunning views of open ocean and of a bay. It's easy to walk, and the reward of arrival at the open vista is truly wonderful.

Thank LibraPi
Reviewed September 15, 2018

A very easy hike of a little over a mile out and back. Takes you down to the shore where you can sit on the rocks. Most of the other hikes in the area are more difficult. Good parking - both in a small lot...More

1  Thank LebaRJ81
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Nice flat easy trail that opens out on the coast line. Had a nice time just meandering around the tide pools. Be very careful on the seaweed on the rocky shoreline it can be as slick as oil. There is a small parking lot at...More

Thank Floran B
Reviewed September 7, 2018

Don’t miss this easy fun trail to the beach. Parking was right on the road in a tiny lot and the walk is about half to 3/4 of a mile round-trip. There were some mosquitoes

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Nice walk through forest leading to beach. Flat, easy trail. Lots of interesting plants if take time to look around.

1  Thank LiveToTravel45
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Honestly this is more a jaunt through the woods than a hike, but the destination is beautiful. We enjoyed rock scrambling and looking for sea life in the tide pools. It was also a great place to sit back and just enjoy the scenery or...More

Thank Stephanie S
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