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This is such a calm and serene walk, just breathtaking! Very romantic. Parking is easy right... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kris J

A great walking trail near the beach. There are several spots you can safely descend to the beach... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Easy and scenic hiking trail along the Pacific coast that measures six miles round trip.
Half Moon Bay, CA
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is such a calm and serene walk, just breathtaking! Very romantic. Parking is easy right outside the hotel.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Kris J
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great walking trail near the beach. There are several spots you can safely descend to the beach ... some trickier than others. Parking is limited and need to be careful not to park in restricted areas or blocking residential driveways. We have been here...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MitchReviews2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this walkway parallels the ocean and is several miles long if you have the time and enjoy a great nature walk by all means make time to enjoy

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tloneil1103
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our hotel was right on the Trail which made it our primary route to breakfast and lunch each day. The horizon watching, surfer watching, and people watching were well worth the time. The path is paved making it easy to walk and I'd recommend bike...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FKHFamily
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just before the New Year my daughter and I rode the trail from the Ritz Carlton to the beach at Pillar Point. It was a beautiful day and a great ride. I am an avid rider who prefers MTB or fire road riding, my daughter...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Clayton R
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We stayed at the Best Western in Half Moon Bay which is an excellent location, super clean and friendly hotel, great breakfast, and comfortable room with great features. Easy to walk the Half Moon Bay Coastside Trail from there and it was spectacular! Especially the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Though we didn’t go on the entire trail, this path was very nice, well paved and accessible, with beautiful views of the ocean!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dndjacques
Reviewed 11 October 2018

This is a great walkway. It goes through several sections of terrain, little towns and parallels Highway 1. Easy walking and well kept walkways with occasional benches to enjoy the scenery a bit longer.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SleeplessInManhatten
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed the trail, has several spots with gorgeous view of the ocean. Also , a little bit off the trail there is an area of pine trees, like a mini forest, which you can walk under the trees. It is magical!

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Fkrasil
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

I've been coming back for several weekends running and other weekends biking the trail. Now that I've done sections of it I'm aiming for the long run in one go. Thank you for keeping this trail. Love it!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Evelyn C
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23 July 2017|
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Response from TW719 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Dogs are allowed on the trail, on the beach, everywhere we went!
Julie S
2 September 2016|
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Response from 723rudyg | Reviewed this property |
you can do both but the trail we traveled only went 1 mile
24 July 2016|
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Response from Patricia B | Reviewed this property |
There is no need pay. You can just find a place to park and hike. We chose to park at Francis Beach and walk to the Ritz Carlton. There was a small fee to park at the beach.