Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, Monterey

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Biking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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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  • I rented a bicycle ($10/hr) and it was the BEST time. Spectacular views. I rode from downtown out to Lover’s Point on the trail, then switched to the road for the rest of the trip to the lighthouse...  more »
  • Fantastic trail which runs around the bay and makes it super-easy to see the beauty of Monterey and Pebble Beach.  more »

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