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Stroll along the Southern Beaches at San Gregorio State Beach

Half Moon Bay, California

4.0/5
based on 1 reviews

Details

Distance

2.9 miles

Elevation Gain

413 ft

Route Type

Out-and-Back

Description

Added by The Outbound Collective

Unique and fun beach hike south of Half Moon Bay!

Not a trail per se, 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. 

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Features

Chillin
Photography
Kayaking
Hiking
Beach
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Reviews

Easy beautiful beach where and bbq and hangout with friends and family. If you go to the right and walk down to the end of the beach there's a awesome small cave yo walk thought. Kids and Adult will both enjoy.

Leave No Trace

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

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