Trails

Shamel Community Park

Shamel Community Park is a 6-acre county park with a playing field, swimming pool (open in season), barbeques, picnic tables and a children’s play area. Shamel Community Park is adjacent to a long sweeping beach that is the south end of Moonstone Beach. Hunt for Moonstones near the mouth of Santa Rosa Creek.

Moonstone Beach – San Simeon State Park

Moonstone Beach is one of the primary beaches in Cambria. It boasts Central Coast views that run north and south for many miles. The Moonstone Beach State Parklands consists of 30 acres, including Leffingwell Landing State Park, Moonstone Beach Drive, and Santa Rosa Creek access. Famous for its dramatic coastline and breathtaking views, the Moonstone Beach Boardwalk is …

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Lower Leffingwell Landing Park – Picnic Access

Leffingwell Landing State Park offers beautiful views of the ocean and a park area with tables and benches can be enjoyed. Step down to the small cove for beach access. There are trails throughout the Cypress Groves to the north that lead to beautiful vistas and benches.

Upper Leffingwell Landing Park – Access to San Simeon Creek

Just off Highway 1 and across from the Moonstone Gardens and Centrally Grown Nursery on the north end of Moonstone Beach Drive is a small parking lot and trail. Walk north on the trail, then down the steps to the beach and north to San Simeon Creek.

San Simeon Beach State Park

San Simeon State Park is one of the oldest units of the California State Park System. The coastal bluffs and promontories of the scenic park offer unobstructed views of the ocean and rocky shore. The Park includes the Santa Rosa Creek Natural Preserve, the San Simeon Natural Preserve and the Pa-nu Cultural Preserve which were …

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Terrace to Ridge Trail

Hike/Bike The Terrace Bridge Trail starts at Marine Terrace Trail, heads north uphill and then east to Ridge Trail. Open views of Pacific Ocean.

Wallbridge Trail

Hike/Bike The Wallbridge Trail runs west to east starting at Wallbridge Drive, then turning south to Ridge Trail through open meadows.

Ramsey Trail

Hike only The Ramsey Avenue Trail drops down to Fern Creek, paralleling Highway 1 to East Santa Rosa Creek Trail.

Creek to Ridge Trail

Hike/ Bike/ Equestrian by permit only This wide path crosses Fiscalini Ranch and provides sweeping views of the preserve and the Pacific Ocean.

Santa Rosa Creek Trail – East

Hike/ Bike The Santa Rosa Creek Trail – East starts east of Highway 1 and intersects with Ramsey Trail. It is a little over a 1/2 mile each way through flat meadows with beautiful views of the Ranch’s grasslands and surrounding pine trees. The trail intersects with a small bridge that goes by the Bike …

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