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Owl Trail

Easy

Trail

1.1 mile 1.7 kilometer point to point
93% Runnable
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 1' 0 m
Descent: -279' -85 m
High: 466' 142 m
Low: 188' 57 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 16% (9°)

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Trail shared by Phil DiGirolamo

Runing along the coast doesn't get any better due to the solitude on this stretch of the coast.

Phil DiGirolamo

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Runner Notes

Good clean trail with a few stairs. Can't beat the location for a "head clearing" run.

Description

Describing this trail as "spectacular" just doesn't do it justice. Heading north from the parking lot at Muir Beach, the trail ambles across a ridge above the rugged coast. Let your imagination wander as look to the west. Experience the fresh ocean air while you take in the breathtaking vista.

The singletrack is easy to navigate with a few stairs here and there. The brush is low enough to offer views down to the crashing waves most of the way. A pine tree here and there offers shade and protection from the sun and wind.

At the Slide Ranch enjoy a restful sit or picnic before returning.

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  4.5 from 4 votes

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Trail Rankings

#540

in California

#5,862

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With the fog gone, oh my what a beautiful coast!
Apr 4, 2016 near Tamalpa…, CA
California Coast.
Apr 4, 2016 near Tamalpa…, CA
Looking out over Muir Beach.
Apr 4, 2016 near Tamalpa…, CA

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