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San Clemente Beach Trail

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A well-maintained trail and boardwalk that showcases one of the best beaches in Southern California.


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2.4

Miles

3.8

KM

Point to Point

33' 10 m

High

15' 4 m

Low

25' 7 m

Up

35' 11 m

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Description

North Trailhead: Exit the I-5 on E Avenida Pico. Follow Pico west for 0.7 miles until it ends on N. El Camino Real. Turn right and look for the Metrolink Station.

South Trailhead: Exit the I-5 on Ave Calafia. Head west for 0.2 miles. Ave Calafia ends at the parking area.

This is a fast, flat course that showcases one of the most scenic beaches in the area. The trail is a combination of hard-packed sand and boardwalk. There a couple of small paved sections. This trail gets very busy on the weekends and is best hit early in the morning. There are several other parking / access points along the trail.

Contacts

Land Manager: City of San Clemente, CA

Shared By:

Jason Fincher

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Sunrise over San Clemente.
May 14, 2015 near San Cle…, CA
Ripping the curl.
May 14, 2015 near San Cle…, CA
San Clemente beach life.
May 14, 2015 near San Cle…, CA

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May 12, 2019
Gary Bow
Sep 22, 2018
Sarmad Rifaat
Sep 17, 2017
Joey Costello
A great trail that is quite popular. Decent for photography but incredibly busy. 2mi
Mar 31, 2016
Erika Laubach
Jul 12, 2015
Crystal Stebbins