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
May 1: Oregon Border
May 3: Crescent City Morning Walk – Join Us!
May 4-8: Redwood National and State Parks
May 7-May 20
May 11: Eureka
May 17-22: Lost Coast Trail
May 21-May 27
May 25: Fort Bragg
May 28-June 3
May 29-30: Salt Point State Park
June 1: Bodega Bay
June 4-June 9
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
June 10: Walk Across the Golden Gate Bridge – Join Us!
June 11: San Francisco
San Mateo County
June 13-June 16
June 13: Devil’s Slide Trail
June 13-14: Half Moon Bay
Santa Cruz County
June 17-June 21
June 18: Walk the World Surfing Reserve from Natural Bridges to New Brighton – Join Us!
June 22-July 4
June 22: Monterey Bay Aquarium
June 25: Andrew Molera State Park
San Luis Obispo County
July 5-July 10
July 5-8: Condor Trail Connector
July 8: Morro Bay
Santa Barbara County
July 11-July 16
July 13: El Capitan to Goleta Beach
July 14: Goleta Beach to East Beach
July 15: Santa Barbara Layover
July 17-July 19
July 17: Ventura Pier
Los Angeles County
July 20-July 26
July 21: Leo Carrillo State Park
July 23: Topanga Beach to Venice Pier (1000th Mile!) – Join Us!
July 27-July 29
July 27: Crystal Cove
San Diego County
July 30-August 4
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! firstname.lastname@example.org