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California Coastal Trail

Pleasure Point: Connecting Santa Cruz to Surf Breaks

East Cliff Drive is one of the newest sections of the California Coastal Trail. After years of erosion, what at first seemed like a problem has recently been transformed into a one-way street for pedestrians, bicycles and cars providing safe and scenic passage. Part of the solution also included maintaining the ocean below as one of California’s best spots to catch a wave.

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California Coastal Trail

Devil's Slide Trail

Devil’s Slide was a treacherous section of Highway 1 until a landslide closed it for good.
Season 1 Episode 34
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4:34
California Coastal Trail

The Ancient Coast of Wilder Ranch State Park

Once upon a time, Wilder Ranch State Park was a dairy known for its delicious butter.
Season 1 Episode 33
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California Coastal Trail

West Cliff Drive: The Heart of Santa Cruz

West Cliff Drive is one of the most beautiful features of Santa Cruz.
Season 1 Episode 32
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4:39
California Coastal Trail

Half Moon Bay Coastside Trail

The Half Moon Bay Coastside Trail offers sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean.
Season 1 Episode 31
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6:48
California Coastal Trail

Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail

This popular segment of the California Coastal Trail almost didn’t happen.
Season 1 Episode 30
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6:53
California Coastal Trail

Monterey Bay Sanctuary: Serengeti of the Sea

This "Serengeti of the Sea" offers some of the best wildlife viewing in the world.
Season 1 Episode 28
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5:56
California Coastal Trail

Big Sur: Sanctuary of the Spectacular

Big Sur is a precious jewel that remains pristine, rugged and remote.
Season 1 Episode 27
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5:27
California Coastal Trail

Moonstone Beach: Where Elephant Seals Roam

It's not every day you get to witness 5,000-pound elephant seals charge each other.
Season 1 Episode 26
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6:00
California Coastal Trail

Point Buchon Trail: The Gateway to a Secluded Coastline

This section of the California Coastal Trail has only been open to the public since 2007.
Season 1 Episode 25
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California Coastal Trail

Pismo Beach: The Central Coast's Recreation Destination

Pismo Beach is set to become a major destination for outdoor recreational activity.
Season 1 Episode 24
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