Hike the Cowell-Purisma Trail

Half Moon Bay, California

5.0/5
based on 1 reviews

Details

Distance

7 miles

Elevation Gain

400 ft

Route Type

Out-and-Back

Description

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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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Features

Hiking
Beach
Scenic

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.

Leave No Trace

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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