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Pescadero Guide

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Año Nuevo
Año Nuevo

The elephant seals at Año Nuevo State Reserve are not pretty, but they live pretty well. In fact, they're living out one of the world's greatest escapes from extinction.

Things have been getting...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Bluffs, Dunes & Elephant Seals
Bluffs, Dunes & Elephant Seals

Año Nuevo State Park was established as a Natural Reserve and Wildlife Protection Area in 1958. It protects a section of truly beautiful Central California coastline and the surrounding lands into the...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Butano Ridge Loop at Pescadero Creek County Park
Butano Ridge Loop at Pescadero Creek County Park

A lengthy hike on a variety of terrain in a lesser-known trail in Pescadero Creek County Park. Park at the small lot on Wurr Road and enjoy the hike on Old Haul Road, then up and along Butano Ridge,...

Pescadero State Beach Exploration
Pescadero State Beach Exploration

Pescadero State Beach, a mile-long stretch just south of Half Moon Bay in Northern California is no simple place. If you look more closely you can spot some of the more than 250 species of birds that...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Tarwater Loop at Pescadero Creek County Park
Tarwater Loop at Pescadero Creek County Park

This is one of the better redwood hikes in the San Francisco Bay Area -- which is nice because not so long there was no forest left here: almost all of it had been clear-cut.

The second-growth...

Jackson Flats and Ray Linder Trails
Jackson Flats and Ray Linder Trails

Butano State Park has an impressive range of ecosystems -- coast redwood, coastal scrub, evergreen forest -- and this 14-mile hike goes through all of them.

It starts out in the valley at the park's...