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Hike the Cowell-Purisma Trail

Half Moon Bay, California

based on 1 reviews



7 miles

Elevation Gain

400 ft

Route Type



Added by Elena P

A 7 mile hike near Half Moon Bay with views overlooking the coast.

This is a popular trail that has beach access to Cowell Ranch Beach.  Along the trail, there is a steep staircase that goes down to the beach.  The trail also features fields, a bridge, and beautiful views of California's rugged coastline.  This trail is paved in some parts, and can also be biked or jogged.

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Hike the Cowell-Purisma Trail Reviews

Hikes that include a beach are just great. The beach is a nice place for a break during the hike, and a great spot for lunch.

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