Trails

San Simeon Point Trail

Beginning at Hearst Castle Beach State Park, you can walk along the beach for about a quarter mile, eventually coming to a dirt trail. Ascend the hillside and head up along the bluff for a round-trip hike of about 2.5 miles. This hike is family-and dog-friendly, though dogs must be on leashes.

Cambria Dog Park

Cambria is one of the most pet-friendly towns on the Central Coast! In Cambria, we understand that pets aren’t just pets…they’re an important part of the family. Check out Cambria’s Dog Park to exercise and socialize your furry friend!

Horseback Cambria

Guided Trail Rides with ocean views. Call to book your ride through Fiscalini Ranch. ***NOTICE: Cambria Horseback is closed until further notice.

Bluff Trail

Walk the Bluff Trail of the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve with a docent. Enjoy the Ranch and ocean views as we learn about seaweed, sea mammals, birds, and the plants along the Bluff Trail.

Salmon Creek Trail

North of Ragged Point on Highway 1, this secluded trailhead offers views of the ocean and some pretty impressive waterfalls. As you hike further down the trail, there are steep hills, campgrounds, and lush natural surroundings that will make you feel like you’re worlds away from civilization. The best part: every time you come out …

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Harmony Headlands State Park

In a secluded and peaceful setting along Highway 1, eight miles south of Cambria in between Harmony and Cayucos, Harmony Headlands State Park sits unassumingly along the coast, secretly home to pristine, diverse natural beauty and a dramatic coastline. A 1.5-mile trail from the parking lot extends west to coastal marine terrace grassland with steep …

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Coastal Discovery Center

Located on beautiful San Simeon Bay, the Coastal Discovery Center celebrates the connection between land and sea. The center offers interactive exhibits and educational programs that highlight the cultural and natural history of San Simeon, California State Parks and the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. The interface of land and sea is unique here, drawing people for …

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Stewardship

What is Stewardship? Don’t just be a tourist. Don’t just stop by. Be a guardian. Be a trailblazer.  California’s Central Coast award-winning Stewardship Travel Program provides a unique menu of over 50 activities for visitors to play, care, and unite with local residents, scientists, naturalists, wildlife, and heritage sites located along the CA Highway 1 …

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Fiscalini Ranch

Fiscalini Ranch Preserve is home to a number of endangered species and species of special concern, offering a wonderful display of nature’s diversity. The Ranch is bordered by a riparian habitat that encompasses tidal effect zones, seasonal freshwater marshes, and wetlands dotted with birds. The most outstanding natural feature is the dramatic ocean bluff that runs more …

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Lampton Cliffs State Park

A 2.1-acre state park with trails and two benches overlooking the sea at Sherwood Street and Lampton Street on the Marine Terrace, Lodge Hill. Tide pools are found at the base of the cliff.

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