Partington Cove Trail
ElevationAscent: 2' 1 m
Descent: -263' -80 m
High: 269' 82 m
Low: 9' 3 m
GradeAvg Grade: 11% (6°)
Max Grade: 17% (10°)
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“A short run to a concealed cove with violent surf.”— Ben Gremillion
Along the way it crosses a short pedestrian bridge and follows a short, straight, and unlit tunnel through the hill protecting the cove. I bought a headlamp, but didn't need it for the tunnel.
Two side paths leave the main route, but it's not hard to keep on the wide trail. At the end, you'll find a bench bolted to the rocky ground, safely away from the water.
A sign warns against swimming or wading — a warning to take seriously.
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Land Manager: California State Parks - Monterey District