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San Elijo State Beach is a 1.4 mile out and back trail located near Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking and running and is accessible year-round.

Distance: 1.4 miles Elevation Gain: 26 feet Route Type: Out & Back

kid friendly

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no dogs

A nice walk along the beach from the cliffs where you will find many surfers as well as many local birds. San Elijo state beach is a major practice area for surfers of all levels. As you walk along the very flat, fine-grained beach you will also see many local bird species, and this area provides great amenities for surfers and campers such as restrooms, showers, and informational displays.

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Sun May 28 2017

A nice, easy beach walk

Sat Mar 26 2016

Very easy trail. If you want a work-out, this is not for you. I just wanted to get my dogs and myself out of the house. Nature is beautiful- for some, the highway noise may be irritant, but I will come back here - just relaxing.

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recorded coaster run

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Sun Jul 07 2019

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Tue Jul 02 2019

recorded Solana Beach

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Wed Dec 28 2016

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Fri Jan 18 2013