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Beautiful trail!

We love this trail for walking with our kids and family here in Cali. Grab a cup of coffee at Bear... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Pleasant Walk

The Trail runs for 2.3miles (one direction) beside the train lines along the beach front. It is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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San Clemente oceanfront, San Clemente, CA 92675
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We love this trail for walking with our kids and family here in Cali. Grab a cup of coffee at Bear Coast Coffee and just relax and enjoy the beautiful Pacific Ocean. A good path safe for young children also great for a run. One...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sblaksley
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Trail runs for 2.3miles (one direction) beside the train lines along the beach front. It is fairly level and well graded (compacted sand mostly). Good views of the coastline as well as the trains!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CDJ-AU
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like to hike along a fairly level path along one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, this trail is for you. The trail starts at the San Clemente Pier (you can park on the streets or the parking lot, about $1.50...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Charlotte H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach-side trail in San Clemente is the result of many concerned citizens' efforts to place a trail for everyone SAFELY by the railroad, that would be accessible to everyone. It is not paved, but created from very smooth densely pack decomposed granite. It courses...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LoveTravel140172
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved how we could get above the tracks and watch the train go past us with the waves crashing in the background. A fun place for a train enthusiast and ocean lovers.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Paul K
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Yes, it is a pier, BUT it is a great pier and really a cool, nice place to walk on. You can see the locals fishing and there is a little place near the end to get a drink or buy some local seashells etc.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Traveler809436
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

The Trail is immediately beside the beach and beside the train tracks giving beautiful views as you walk. It’s crowded with walkers, strollers and dogs so bikes need to be careful but they are allowed also. Bathrooms are frequent with some stores open at either...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MarcoSeattle_WA
Reviewed 24 October 2018

You can stroll at your leisure or run. The best trail, level, well maintained and always a beautiful view.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Maryann M
Reviewed 14 October 2018

This is a well traveled walking trail with wonderful succulents, flowers and so well maintained...The best part? The views as you are right on the ocean with the cool breezes. Walk to the pier, have a cocktail and walk back, i guess that defeats the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bob O
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We are walking the CCT and the SCCT is a small part of the whole! It is absolutely beautiful and thrilling to accomplish parts each day. Walking the beach trail took us to deserted beaches despite it being a sunny weekend with 80 degree weather....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Vicki H
22 August 2018|
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Response from Squirt77 | Reviewed this property |
I would reference the San Clemente Pier as well (if you want the beach. Downtown would be Del Mar Street.
Laura L
23 October 2016|
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Response from Karen M | Reviewed this property |
Parts are, yes. I think north of the pier there are some stairs
21 May 2016|
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Response from Tim A | Reviewed this property |
The best place to rent bikes is the bike rental place at North Beach in San Clemente. it is just north (acdtually west) of the Trani station, Kaylani Coffee and the Flower stand. Couple of options for rides: Heading down... More