Coastal Hikes Guide for Fall

Coastal Hiking Guide for Fall

Ready to fill your fall walks with secluded beaches, towering redwoods, whale sightings, and fresh food? Get coasting! Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) has just released their (complimentary) Coastal Hikes Guide.

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Coastal Hiking Guide

Coastal Hiking Guide

Explore 10 premier hikes to do along a 45-mile stretch of coast with zero traffic lights. Find the best places for spying dolphins, whales, and raptors. Check out a less-known bluff hike and pass through the historic Wilder Dairy Farm on a brilliant section of the California Coastal Trail. Discover secluded Four Mile Beach, with its harbor seals and sea otters.

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Plus get the beta on locals’ favorites, like where to enjoy artichoke bread, the best seasonal pies, and craft brews. Ever heard of Pistachio Beach? You have now, thanks to POST’s all new Coastal Hikes Guide.

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coastal hikes guide

coastal hikes guide

Since 1977, POST has worked tirelessly to safeguard over 87,000 acres of open spaces on the Peninsula and in the South Bay. Their thoughtfully curated and beautifully photographed Coastal Hikes Guide has plenty of tips and information on what makes each one so unique, along with specifics like mileage and difficulty levels.

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