Best trails in Moss Landing State Beach

34 Reviews
Explore the most popular trails in Moss Landing State Beach with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Description

Offshore fishing, surfing, windsurfing and horseback riding are popular activities. The beach is a favorite place for picnics because the dunes protect it from afternoon winds. This area is an important stop along the Pacific Flyway so birdwatching is popular. Water recreation is dangerous because of strong rip currents.

Show more
Map of trails in Moss Landing State Beach
Park information
Contact
831-649-2836
Helpful links
Top trails (2)
#1 - Elkhorn Slough and Moss Landing
Moss Landing State Beach
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(27)
Length: 6.6 km • Est. 1 h 42 m
Elkhorn Slough and Moss Landing is a 6.6 kilometer out and back trail located near Moss Landing, California and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, bird watching, andShow more
#2 - Elkhorn Slough Exploration
Moss Landing State Beach
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(7)
Length: 6.6 km
Elkhorn Slough is a jewel on California's coast and one of the 25 most significant biodiversity hotspots in the world. Elkhorn Slough is a jewel on California's coastline and one of the 25 most signiShow more