One of the most scenic sections of the California Coastal Trail.

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The California Coastal Trail is a stunning adventure that spans over 1200 miles along the Pacific coast.

One of the most scenic sections of the trail is in Half Moon Bay State Beach, a four-mile stretch of protected beaches that offer diverse scenery and experiences for visitors of all ages and abilities. You can hike, bike, or horseback ride along the sandy shore, enjoying the views of the ocean and the cliffs.

You can also explore the creeks, wetlands, and forests that border the beach, where you can spot wildlife and plants. Along the way, you can visit historic landmarks, such as the Johnston House and the Pillar Point Air Force Station, cultural sites, such as the Half Moon Bay State Beach Visitor Center and the Coastside Farmers' Market, and scenic viewpoints, such as Poplar Beach and Devil's Slide. The trail also connects you to many coastal communities, such as Half Moon Bay, El Granada, and Montara, where you can enjoy local cuisine, art, and hospitality. The California Coastal Trail in Half Moon Bay State Beach is more than just a path; it's a journey of discovery and inspiration that will leave you breathless and amazed by the natural beauty and charm of this area. Sources: Half Moon Bay State Beach.

http://parks.ca.gov/?page_id=531. Half Moon Bay State Beach.

https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=531. Half Moon Bay State Beach.

https://www.visithalfmoonbay.org/discover/half-moon-bay-state-beach. Conversation with Bing Chat