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San Clemente Coastal Trail

San Clemente oceanfront, San Clemente, CA 92675
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Swim meet

Nice jogging path along the beach and train tracks. There are water fountains along the way. Though... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Los Angeles, California
via mobile
A very beautiful beach front trail

We always walk the trail while staying in San Clemente. From the South at Califia state beach (Pay... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bend, Oregon
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“train tracks” (13 reviews)
“dog walkers” (12 reviews)
“round trip” (9 reviews)
San Clemente oceanfront, San Clemente, CA 92675
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice jogging path along the beach and train tracks. There are water fountains along the way. Though it was winter, the weather was very nice.

Thank DZS007gold
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always walk the trail while staying in San Clemente. From the South at Califia state beach (Pay parking) it is 1.3 miles to the pier. You can go further, about another mile to the north end near the Metrolink train station (also has pay...More

Thank 2Vegans2wheels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether one walks north or south, this beach trail is the best that I’ve ever walked! Most people pick up their dogs’ poop, which also makes it more pleasant. A fair number of people with dogs pick up their dog poop, bag it & throw...More

Thank Nur E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautifully constructed trail that runs from North Beach past the Pier to State Park. Great beach trail!

Thank John A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was really a beautiful trail that is over 2 miles. It has a great view of the ocean and has nice landscaping.

Thank Cherie R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful walking, jogging trail that allows dogs, many people take strollers. Gorgeous ocean views, easy, level walking.

Thank sharonsG5145SX
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

My sister and I are visiting from Florida and went to walk the pier and happened upon this trail. It was nice and smooth plus well kept, I have enjoyed going on it to run also.

Thank Teresa L
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We took a several mile walk along the beautiful coastline sharing the path with runners, strollers, and friends enjoying the outdoors .

Thank Edward B
Reviewed 6 November 2017

This trail is so perfect, so scenic and beautiful. You can walk from one end of San Clemente to the other, all along the water. It's usually not very crowded and walking on the boardwalk portion is easy for those who need a smooth surface....More

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We walked from our hotel Best Western Plus Casablanca, to the pier - was a great walk, and is suitable for all ages, whether walking cycling

Thank Sandy W
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Laura L
23 October 2016|
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Response from Karen M | Reviewed this property |
Parts are, yes. I think north of the pier there are some stairs
21 May 2016|
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Response from Tim A | Reviewed this property |
The best place to rent bikes is the bike rental place at North Beach in San Clemente. it is just north (acdtually west) of the Trani station, Kaylani Coffee and the Flower stand. Couple of options for rides: Heading down... More
2 April 2016|
Response from Lee192672 | Reviewed this property |
I the trail is real close - north of the train station.