Top Adventures in Pacifica

  • Sunset Hike to Mori Point

    Start at the parking lots close to the pier, where bathrooms are also available. Walk along the pier to watch the sunset as it begins.Next, walk along Sharp Park Beach to discover the plethora of wild flowers and friendly locals always ready to gu...

    3 miles 260 ft gain

  • Spend the Day at Rockaway Beach

    Rockaway is a dark sandy beach located in the south of Pacifica, CA.  It has numerous hiking trails around it, most notably Mori Point.  The Mori Point trail will take you through the hills and overlooks Rockaway Beach. There are paths to come dow...

  • Surf at Pacifica State Beach

    If you're looking for a place to surf and Ocean Beach isn't quite your speed or Santa Cruz is too far, head to Pacifica, specifically Linda Mar. Linda Mar is usually more wind protected and user-friendly than ocean beach. Break out your longboard ...

  • Picnic at Sharp Park Beach

    A medium size beach with darker sand with big rocks and a paved path for walkers and joggers.  The beach is a great place to bring a picnic and watch the sunset.  It is located next to Pacifica Pier, which is popular for fishing.

  • Fish at Pacifica Pier

    This is a great place for fishing or just taking a walk to watch the sunset.  It's a great place to walk or jog, or even bring a pup!  There are lot of people fishing throughout the pier.   A short walk away is Sharp Park Beach, where you can rela...

  • Hike Milagra Overlook

    Found this hike with some friends after spending some time googling in my car when we were in the area looking for a quick hike with a view!   Dog friendly Free parking (but quite limited) Ocean views Known to have gorgeous wildflower blooms (we w...

    2.7 miles 564 ft gain

  • Trail Run at Sweeney Ridge

    Starting from the parking lot on Sneath Lane Trail, you’ll head through the gate and continue on the path up Sweeney Ridge. This is a 5.7 mile out-and-back trek. There is a 600 ft. elevation gain, which comes mainly in the first 1.5 miles of the t...

    5.7 miles 600 ft gain

  • Explore Devil's Slide Bunker

    The Devil's Slide Bunker is perched out on a point the defiantly juts out into the ocean. The Bunker is covered in constantly changing graffiti, which provides a stunning contrast to the gorgeous seaside.Hop on Highway 1 South. Just south of Pacif...

  • Catch a Sunset Overlooking Mussel Rock

    Mussel rock, a three-story, 50 million year old rock that has been carried some 500 miles northwest from Southern California, is where the San Andreas fault meets the Pacific Ocean.It's also an excellent spot to drink some wine and catch a sunset....

  • Hike Montara Mountain

    Montara Mountain is an easy summit to add to your Bay Area peakbagging list, a fun hike for families and dogs, or a challenging trail run that will leave your calves screaming.The Graywhale Cove State Beach is a popular seaside trail that’s just 2...

    9.6 miles 2000 ft gain

  • Catch a Sunset at Gray Whale Cove

    Starting at the parking lot adjacent to Gray Whale Cove State Beach, proceed to the start sign indicating "Grey Whale Cove Trail".GWCT is a fun brisk hike with slight elevation gain that should be easy enough to take a small group or even children...

    1 miles 265 ft gain

  • Hike Gray Whale Cove Trail

    Gray whale cove trail is a splendid, short, and easy hike for the entire family with beautiful ocean views. The starting point is conveniently located near a parking lot that accesses Montara State Beach. From the south end of the parking lot, fol...

    2.3 miles 265 ft gain

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