Oso Flaco Lake Trail Oceano Dunes SCRA Nipomo Dunes Hike San Luis Obispo California
Oso Flaco Lake Trail in Oceano Dunes SVRA offers a hike with easy-going appeal. The nearly level trail takes a boardwalk over a 75-acre birdlife-boasting lake and across sand dunes to a tucked-away beach and a viewpoint overlooking the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes. These are the largest dunes on the coast of Southern California, but Oso Flaco Lake Trail is a short hike at just... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: September 21, 2016
Nicholas Flat Trail Willow Creek Trail Ocean Vista Hike Malibu Leo Carrillo State Park Scenic Loop hike Santa Monica Mountains
At the west end of Malibu where Mulholland Highway meets PCH, you'll find Leo Carrillo State Park. Well known for its beaches and surfing, this park has offerings for hikers too, like the trek up Nicholas Flat Trail to an oak-wrapped grassland with a small pond, which is 7 miles round trip or more. For a shorter hike, combine the bottom of Nicholas Flat Trail with Willow... Read more.
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Tagged with · California State Parks · Leo Carrillo State Park · Malibu · Ocean Views · Santa Monica Mountains
Distance: 2.05 miles – Elevation change: 620 feet
By: Published: Last updated: September 14, 2016
Nicholas Flat Trail Hike Malibu Leo Carrillo State Park Nicholas Flat Natural Preserve Santa Monica Mountains California
Nicholas Flat Trail is a three-mile long 'ocean to mountains' trail beginning within Leo Carrillo State Park, just across PCH from a famous beach at the west end of Malibu. The single-track trail travels up a coastal ridge past two vista points (and lots of other ocean views) to reach Nicholas Flat, where grassy meadows are rimmed by oak trees. A small network of trails... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: September 14, 2016
Chumash Trail Crespi Trail Hutash Trail Loop Morro Bay State Park San Luis Obispo hike California Turri Road
While it is one of the more inland hikes in Morro Bay State Park, the loop formed by connecting Chumash Trail, Crespi Trail, and Hutash Trail delivers ample coastal views as it leads to a lovely grove of coast live oaks. This lollipop loop covers 2.9 miles with 420 feet of elevation change. Hutash Trail can be trimmed from the circuit to lower the round trip distance to... Read more.
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Tagged with · California State Parks · Free Trails · Morro Bay · Morro Bay State Park · Ocean Views
Distance: 2.9 miles – Elevation change: 420 feet
By: Published: Last updated: August 9, 2016
Rattlesnake Flats Trail - Badger Trail - Bluff Trail Loop Montaña de Oro State Park Hike
Completely resurfaced to be wheelchair-friendly, the Bluff Trail in Montaña de Oro State Park is one of the most pleasant coastal trails in California. Once you have hiked the Bluff Trail, you will probably want to see it again (and again and again). Revisit the Bluff Trail and get just a bit more elevation by creating a loop with Bluff Trail, Badger Trail, and... Read more.
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Tagged with · California State Parks · Free Trails · Los Osos · Ocean Views · Tide Pools · Montaña de Oro State Park
Distance: 1.65 miles – Elevation change: 150 feet
By: Published: Last updated: August 23, 2016
Gaviota State Park Campground Santa Barbara area Gaviota California beach camping Gaviota SP Campground
Pack the tent and your flip-flops when you visit the campground at Gaviota State Park. Each site is ambling distance from a sandy beach along the scenic coast west of Santa Barbara. A railroad trestle, pier, and hiking trails are close to the campground, which is just off Highway 101, making it a convenient place to camp near the ocean. About 30 miles west of Santa... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: June 29, 2016
Malibu Lagoon State Beach Surfer's Express Trail Surfrider Beach Malibu Pier Malibu Creek Estuary Beach Walk Malibu California
Recently restored Malibu Lagoon State Beach is a lovely place to walk around an estuary and stroll along the beach. Take a walking path to overlooks around shorebird-filled wetlands and connect to Surfrider Beach, a world famous point break where Malibu Creek meets the Pacific Ocean. Sinking your toes in the sand, you can make your way east to Malibu Pier. In all, you'll... Read more.
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Tagged with · Beaches · California State Parks · Malibu · Malibu Lagoon State Beach · Wheelchair-Friendly
Distance: 2 miles – Elevation change: 10 feet
By: Published: Last updated: August 22, 2016
Visit Montaña de Oro State Park Hiking Trails San Luis Obispo California
Montaña de Oro State Park has dramatic ocean bluffs and summits with sweeping views. The park covers over 8,000 acres and has 7 miles of undeveloped coastline, making it a rare treasure on the California Coast. There is one road into the park, entering from the north from the town of Los Osos, which is just west of the city of San Luis Obispo. For those staying... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: September 22, 2016
Castle Dome hike Crags Trail Indian Springs Castle Crags State Park Castle Crags Wilderness
Spectacular granite peaks known as the Castle Crags tower over Castle Crags State Park in Northern California. While this dramatic enclave of peaks is largely inaccessible to hikers, you'll get a great taste of the Castle Crags on Crags Trail, which climbs to the foot of Castle Dome, a 4,996-foot granite dome that looks plucked from the Sierra. While Crags Trail stops below... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: October 4, 2016
Root Creek Trail Castle Crags State Park hike Northern California
Root Creek Trail presents an easy 2.2-mile round trip hike, starting in Castle Crags State Park. Most of the trail is wheelchair-friendly, until it passes into Castle Crags Wilderness in Shasta-Trinity National Forest where the trail gets just a bit less maintained on the final push to Root Creek. When you reach the creek, you can relax and watch tumbling water cascade... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: October 4, 2016


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