Ragged Point Trail is a 0.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near San Simeon, California that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 0.8 miles Elevation Gain: 269 feet Route Type: Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

bird watching

beach

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

scramble

hiking
scramble
3 days ago

It is a beautiful trail but it is extremely steep, as other people have mentioned. Had to turn around halfway because I did not feel safe going all the way down. It is really dry right now so the ground is not compact, making slipping very easy.

hiking
Thu May 09 2019

very steep and overgrown

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Mon Apr 01 2019

Super fun and rocky little hidden gem behind a hotel and restaurant. The crazy narrow and steep trail goes all the way down to a waterfall and some crazy rocks to climb all over. Soso fun.

Sun Aug 26 2018

Beautiful views; slippery and dusty trail that is very steep - good shoes a must!

hiking
Thu Mar 29 2018

Super fun and short little hike. When I went I was the only person on that little stretch of beach for almost 30 minutes. So many people at the Inn start the hike and then stop very shortly into it because it is very steep at parts for non-hiker folks.

Sat Jan 28 2017

loved it

hiking
Fri Nov 04 2016

Great little hike. Near the top, the few steep sections with loose rocks can make footing a challenge. Also, this north facing trail doesn't see much sunlight before mid-afternoon causing a lot of slippery surfaces. The views are gorgeous, and the bottom rewards you with a waterfall and beach access. We arrived as the tide was coming in and by the time we ascended the beach was completely underwater.

hiking
Fri Nov 04 2016

Very steep but short hike down to the beach. The views were incredible and we had the whole beach to ourselves. I would definitely do it again allowing more time to chill on the beach.

Tue Jul 05 2016

it's a steep trail that zig zags down, a 15 min hike but took longer frome stopping and taking pics, great trail, some points slippery, loose rocks, seen a couple carrying their dog, no little kids, narrow trail. mostly dirt a must do again, at the end enjoyed sometime sitting on the rocks watching the waves.

hiking
Sun Apr 19 2015

awesome views, but really steep...need good footwear.

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Sat Nov 25 2017

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Sun May 08 2016