Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, Monterey
(4.9/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
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. Take a look at our Monterey trip generator to schedule your visit to Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • This trail is really pretty and offers stunning views. We went for a run here for sunset and it was magical. 
  • This is a mus see in the Montrey Bay. Relaxing and fun. Plenty to see including wildlife. I highly advise going anytime. Take your camera. 
  • What a beautiful biking trail with Awesome views. Very accessible with nice easy path. Many places to stop and rest and take in the beautiful shoreline with abundant wildlife!