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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  • The section between Cannery Row and Lover's Point is heavily traveled by tourists (and locals), especially on weekends and holidays. I went on a Monday in the winter, and it was great to have the path...  more »
  • Recreational trail is wide and you can cycle,jogg and walk alongside ocean.Takes your thoughts off the tiredness with its natural beautys.  more »
  • This is one of the best of California. It's great for locals and tourists. The trail is wonderful for walking or bicycling. I come for the amazing geology.  more »
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