Weave through coastal bluffs to a secluded beach and a popular spot for Santa Cruz surfers.
Keep an eye out for harbor seals and sea otters in the surf below.
Distance: 2.5 mile loop
Elevation change: Mostly flat
Hiking time: Less than 1 hour
Trail surface: Packed dirt
Best season: All year
Managing agency: CA Parks and Recreation
Parking lot location: Click here for directions
Overview: This trail weaves through coastal bluffs. Depending on the time of year you can see wildflowers, different bird species along the trails, as well as Monterey cypress and iconic rock formations along the coast. This wide beach is great for the family and is a local surfing spot!