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Adventure at Arroyo Seco

Greenfield, California

4.7

Horse Bridge

Greenfield, California

5.97 mi / 1427 ft gain

Arroyo Seco Ridge Trail

Greenfield, California

3.91 mi / 915 ft gain

Marble Peak Trail

Greenfield, California

12.55 mi / 4534 ft gain

Jack's Cabin

Greenfield, California

11.13 mi / 3130 ft gain

Explore Dreamy Wrath Wines Vineyards

Soledad, California

Junipero Serra Peak

Greenfield, California

11.15 mi / 3691 ft gain

Hike the Ewoldsen Trail

Big Sur, California

4.5
4.2 mi / 1500 ft gain

Hike the Waters Ridge Trail

Big Sur, California

5.0
7 mi / 2100 ft gain

Places to stay

Arroyo Seco

Greenfield, California

Arroyo Seco

From $25 / night

Pinnacles Campground

Paicines, California

Pinnacles Campground

From $30 / night

Big Sur Lodge

Big Sur, California

Big Sur Lodge

From $199 / night

Plaskett Creek Campground

69345 California 1

Plaskett Creek Campground

From $35 / night

Asilomar Hotel and Conference Grounds

Pacific Grove, California

Asilomar Hotel and Conference Grounds

From $176 / night

Salinas / Monterey KOA

Prunedale, California

Salinas / Monterey KOA

Guides and stories

Making a Wrong Turn in Pinnacles National Park

Making a Wrong Turn in Pinnacles National Park

Benjamin Canevari

Seek Beauty on the Big Sur Coast

Seek Beauty on the Big Sur Coast

Sara Sheehy

Slow Down and Explore Big Sur

Slow Down and Explore Big Sur

The Outbound Collective

Over a Year after Massive Mudslide, Big Sur's Scenic Highway 1 Reopens

Over a Year after Massive Mudslide, Big Sur's Scenic Highway 1 Reopens

The Outbound Collective

Exploring Big Sur, a Photographer's Dream

Exploring Big Sur, a Photographer's Dream

Rufino Martinez

5 Photos of Big Sur's Ever-Changing Seasons

5 Photos of Big Sur's Ever-Changing Seasons

Jovelyn Gruspe

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