2016 California Coastal Trail Expedition

1200 Miles | 96 Days

As you can imagine, life on the trail doesn’t always go as planned, so this is a rough guide of when and where you’ll find us along the coast. We’ll update this hike plan and fill in details as we go, but the best way to find out where we are is through facebook or instagram.

Del Norte County

May 1-May 6

63 Miles

May 1: Oregon Border
May 3: Crescent City Morning Walk – Join Us!
May 4-8: Redwood National and State Parks

Humboldt County

May 7-May 20

143 Miles

May 11: Eureka
May 17-22: Lost Coast Trail

Mendocino County

May 21-May 27

133 Miles

May 25: Fort Bragg

Sonoma County

May 28-June 3

76 Miles

May 29-30: Salt Point State Park
June 1: Bodega Bay

Marin County

June 4-June 9

64 Miles

June 4: National Trails Day Hike at Heart’s Desire Beach in Tomales Bay State Park – Join Us!
June 5-7: Point Reyes National Seashore
June 8: World Oceans Day

San Francisco County

June 10-June 12

25 Miles

June 10: Walk Across the Golden Gate Bridge – Join Us!
June 11: San Francisco

San Mateo County

June 13-June 16

49 Miles

June 13: Devil’s Slide Trail
June 13-14: Half Moon Bay

Santa Cruz County

June 17-June 21

54 Miles

June 18: Walk the World Surfing Reserve from Natural Bridges to New Brighton – Join Us!

Monterey County

June 22-July 4

121 Miles

June 22: Monterey Bay Aquarium
June 25: Andrew Molera State Park

San Luis Obispo County

July 5-July 10

94 Miles

July 5-8: Condor Trail Connector
July 8: Morro Bay

Santa Barbara County

July 11-July 16

104 Miles

July 13: El Capitan to Goleta Beach
July 14: Goleta Beach to East Beach
July 15: Santa Barbara Layover

Ventura County

July 17-July 19

58 Miles

July 17: Ventura Pier

Los Angeles County

July 20-July 26

98 Miles

July 21: Leo Carrillo State Park
July 23: Topanga Beach to Venice Pier (1000th Mile!) – Join Us!

Orange County

July 27-July 29

40 Miles

July 27: Crystal Cove

San Diego County

July 30-August 4

76 Miles

July 30: San Onofre State Beach
August 1: Torrey Pines State Beach
August 4: Mexico Border


Join Us on the CCT

Casual Hiker: Many segments of the CCT make great day hikes. Come meet us for a mile or two (or ten)! Let us know through facebook or instagram where you would like to meet up. We will also have some organized group day hikes, which will be posted here.

Local Guide: We love learning from the locals! Do you have a favorite California beach walk and want to be our guide? Bonus points if you can help us identify flora, fauna, and geological formations.

Community Organizer: Would you like to help us organize a beach clean-up, day hike, or other fun coastal event? Are you involved with a coastal nonprofit and want to collaborate? Drop us a line! mojocoastwalk@gmail.com