Trail Run Project Logo

Pedro Point Headlands

Zoom in to see details
Map Key

Gems in Pedro Point Headlands - 1

Trail Run Project is built by runners like you. Add Your Gems

gem Favorite Looking towards Pedro Point Headlands. The grade line for a train that went around the headlands is still visible. The route was quickly abandoned because the land is too unstable to be maintained.

San Pedro Rock

(2) Pacifica, CA

Recommended Routes in Pedro Point Headlands - 2

Trail Run Project is built by runners like you. Add Your Recommended Routes

Favorite Pacifica Beach is beautiful from the Pedro Point Highlands.
Intermediate/Difficult

Pedro Point Headlands Loop

2.3 mi 3.7 km 481' Up 146.73 m Up 481' Down 146.51 m Down

Pacifica, CA
Favorite The trail is named for a feature of geology: the shale and sandstone are slipping into the Pacific. Sturdy barriers protect the road without inhibiting views.
Easy/Intermediate

Devil's Slide Trail

2.5 mi 4.1 km 269' Up 82.1 m Up 269' Down 81.88 m Down

Pacifica, CA

Pedro Point Headlands Running

  • 9 Miles 14 Kilometers of Trail
  • 2 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Gem Gems
  • 1 Easy Trail Easy Trails
  • 4 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 3 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
Trail Run Project is built by runners like you. Share what you know about this area!

Weather Averages


High
 
Low
 
Precip
 
Days w/
 
J F M A M J J A S O N D

Trails in Pedro Point Headlands - 6

Trail Run Project is built by runners like you. Add Your Trails

1.2 mi 2.0 km #1San Pedro Rock
Intermediate
Pacifica, CA
Intermediate
Pacifica, CA
0.4 mi 0.6 km #2Bluff Trail
Difficult
Pacifica, CA
Difficult
Pacifica, CA
0.6 mi 1.0 km #3South Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Pacifica, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Pacifica, CA
0.6 mi 1.0 km #4Arroyo Trail
Difficult
Pacifica, CA
Difficult
Pacifica, CA
0.9 mi 1.5 km #5Old Half Moon Bay-Colma Road
Intermediate/Difficult
Montara, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Montara, CA
0.3 mi 0.6 km #6Middle Ridge Trail
Difficult
Pacifica, CA
Difficult
Pacifica, CA

Photos of Pedro Point Headlands - 18

Trail Run Project is built by runners like you. Add Your Photos

Looking towards Pedro Point Headlands. The grade line for a train that went around the headlands is still visible. The route was quickly abandoned because the land is too unstable to be maintained.
Jan 1, 2018 near Pacifica, CA
Pedro Point.
Nov 29, 2020 near Pacifica, CA
Views and the general feel of a hazy day along Devil's Slide Trail.
May 25, 2019 near Montara, CA
Pacifica Beach is beautiful from the Pedro Point Highlands.
Jun 4, 2017 near Pacifica, CA
The highest point of the trail is marked by this post.
Jun 4, 2017 near Pacifica, CA
The trail is named for a feature of geology: the shale and sandstone are slipping into the Pacific. Sturdy barriers protect the road without inhibiting views.
May 25, 2019 near Montara, CA
San Pedro Rock in the background, which can be hiked to at extreme low tide via a chain of 3 small islands. The Pilarcitos Fault has pushed the thick sedimentary layers nearly vertical and sheared them off on the north side
Jan 1, 2018 near Pacifica, CA
Bluff Trail to Pedro Point with San Pedro Rock below.
Mar 21, 2019 near Pacifica, CA