Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, Monterey

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A coastal trail with access to major local attractions, Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail offers miles of ocean views. The 28.9 km (18 mi) trail, which runs along the former tracks of the Southern Pacific railroad, is shared by bicyclists, rollerbladers, and walkers. You can rent bicycles and surreys, or quadricycles. Keep a lookout for wildlife along the way, such as otters, seals, sea lions, and birds. To do more than look, try some of the water activities right off the trail, such as kayaking and paddle-boating. See Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail and all Monterey has to offer by arranging your trip with our Monterey online driving holiday planner .
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  • My wife and I jogged on this trail a couple mornings on our vacation. It is well maintained and at no time did we not feel safe. There were plenty of other joggers, walkers and cyclists on the path.  more »
  • Great walk, great wildlife, sea, and day. Walked the trail from the wharf to the aquarium and stopped at cannery row shops, starbucks, and historical sights along the way. Was a wonderful day in monte...  more »
  • We love when we visit cities and they have great running paths. We were very happy with the Monterey Peninsula trail. We walked a large portion of it down to Fisherman's Wharf one day and then ran it ...  more »

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