Monterey Bay Coastal Trail

MODERATE 38 reviews

Monterey Bay Coastal Trail is a 14.2 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Marina, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 14.2 miles Elevation Gain: 554 feet Route Type: Point to Point

dogs on leash

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

road biking

walking

bird watching

beach

views

wild flowers

road biking
5 months ago

We did the trail backwards-parking not easy to find and trail is shared and crowded on a Sunday afternoon. Once we got further out it was great. Left off last couple miles cause it was close to highway and not pleasant after the scenic part in Fort Ord.

road biking
6 months ago

A few crosswalks you have to get off the bike for, but otherwise a great trail.

Tue Jul 11 2017

awesome bike ride! I noticed it connects to another trail near Nashua Molera, which I think takes you through Castroville, my next attempt.

road biking
Sat Jul 08 2017

Fun continues trail! Always windy so some people will not like that

Tue Feb 21 2017

Spectacular! I believe this is the finest trail in my world! Everyone at every level of activity can enjoy and admire the abundance of sights and amenities. Durable signs and plaques share fascinating historical and environmental information. Restrooms and benches are abundant, as well as outstanding places to eat. The former Monterey train depot has an excellent food market/deli/counter-service, with plentiful seating indoors and outdoors. Bicycling is both easy in the flat areas and excitingly challenging over the high dunes. This is a must-see and must-do! Bravo to everyone who makes this trail possible and who maintains it so well!

Sat Aug 27 2016

I was a student at CSUMB and this trail is awesome! I would stay away from anything north of Marina. But from Marina all the way into 17 mile drive, is a great path for a bike ride!

Tue Aug 16 2016

Okay trail.

Fri Aug 05 2016

Okay ride

mountain biking
Sun Sep 11 2011

Excellent, love this trail alot, we park at rei and cycle to Monterey and back. Views are fantastic.

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road biking
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road biking
Tue Oct 16 2018

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