Trail Run Project Logo

South Shore Trail

Easy
 4.5 (4)

A picturesque walk along the southern bluffs of Point Lobos State Natural Reserve


Your Rating:      Clear Rating
Your Difficulty:
Your Favorites: Add to Favorites · Your List
Zoom in to see details
Map Key

1.0

Miles

1.5

KM

99%

Runnable

76' 23 m

High

21' 6 m

Low

36' 11 m

Up

76' 23 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

8%

Max Grade (4°)

Dogs No Dogs

Features Birding · Views

Description

The South Shore Trail closely follows the bluffs on the southern end of the state park. From Sand Hill Trail take the steps downhill. After half a mile you reach Weston Beach which has a number of amazing tidal pools. Be careful not to step on the fragile life in this area. Head further south and pass Hidden Beach before you reach the parking lot at the southern end of the trail.

Contacts

Shared By:

Trail Run Project Staff with improvements by Tilman Giese

Trail Ratings

  4.5 from 4 votes

#7370

Overall
  4.5 from 4 votes
5 Star
50%
4 Star
50%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%
Trail Rankings

#651

in California

#7,370

Overall
9 Views Last Month
877 Since Jul 7, 2017
Easy

100%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%

Photos

Oysters aplenty cling to the rocks at Point Lobos.
May 29, 2017 near Carmel-…, CA
Bluffs at Sand Hill Cove
Jun 28, 2018 near Carmel-…, CA
Headland Cove from Sea Lion Point Trail
Jun 28, 2018 near Carmel-…, CA
Tidal pool at Point Lobos.
Nov 9, 2016 near Carmel-…, CA

0 Comments

Weather


Current Trail Conditions

Update Conditions
Unknown See History
Add Your Check-In

Check-Ins

none