Coastside Trail is a 7.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Half Moon Bay, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.
Coastside Trail extends along the beachs eastern boundary from Kelly Avenue north to Pillar Point and south to Poplar Beach, offering spectacular ocean views. A horse trail parallels the Coastside Trail between Roosevelt and Francis Beaches; horses are not permitted. Restrooms are adjacent to parking areas.
Easy and pleasant and much of it is along the ocean. You can detour to one of the beaches, although half moon bay state beach is quite crowded.
Nice easy walk on paved trail. Takes a bit to get to the ocean, but it is a beautiful site.
I loved this paved path along the ocean. Restrooms were available along the way. Today was a cold, bright sunny day, perfect visibility for ocean viewing. It would be fun on a bike as well. A great trail, however flat, to get outside for some fresh air, exercise and views.
Good trail for family with kids. Flat path with ocean view but isn't spectacular.
Beautiful day walking with Lucy.
Five stars simply for the view not really the hike. I lived near the RItz for a few years and would do a combination of the trail and the beach. On a nice low tide you can walk the entire distance on the beach or there are a few places you can go up and down to the beach and trail to change things up