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China Cove, Carmel

4.8
#4 of 11 in Beaches in Monterey County
Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • The hike to through the trail continually offered a variety of feasts for the eyes. I would love to return. 
    The hike to through the trail continually offered a variety of feasts for the eyes. I would love to return.  more »
  • Nice walk along the ocean front. Most of the vegetation was dead unfortunately. Coast line rocky, easy hiking and beautiful. Pretty crowded, but still very nice. Benches along the way to sit and... 
    Nice walk along the ocean front. Most of the vegetation was dead unfortunately. Coast line rocky, easy hiking and beautiful. Pretty crowded, but still very nice. Benches along the way to sit and...  more »
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  • One of the most beautiful spots on the California coast we have seen in our travels. Who says California does not have turquoise blue water. You can find this stop on the trail to bird island.
  • Still one of the most beautiful places on the planet. Sadly the State Park closed the stairs that used to allow hikers to walk to the beach. Walk the trail, stopping to see the views of China Cove from different angles. Then get your beach fix by walking down the stairs at Gibson beach. Keep an eye out for poison oak, it’s reaching out into the trail and especially at narrow sections and at stairs.

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