Stroll along the Southern Beaches at San Gregorio State Beach

Stroll along the Southern Beaches at San Gregorio State Beach

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Distance

2.9 Miles

Elevation Gain

413 Feet

Activities

Chillin, Photography, Kayaking, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

Beach
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Unique and fun beach hike south of Half Moon Bay!

Not a trail per say, but approximately 3 miles (down and back) of beautiful beach to walk down. Lots of interesting caves, wild animals, and rock formations to discover. This is a popular location for sea kayakers. San Gregorio State Beach was originally founded to protect the estuary at the back of the beach. Historically, the estuary was a Coho Salmon habitat. The entire beach is a part of the Monterey Bay National Sea Sanctuary. 

Photos: Nosha and Mimpei

Community Photos

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

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Distance

2.9 Miles

Elevation Gain

413 Feet

Activities

Chillin, Photography, Kayaking, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

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