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Scenic Road Walkway

Scenic Road, Carmel Beach, Carmel, CA
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Just do it!

Beautiful walk with interesting , charming houses & gardens. Lovely views. Perfect way to see... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Watsonville, California
Great Discovery

Had been going to to the Monterey / Carmel area for 30 years and usually would spend time at Point... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Los Gatos
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Scenic Road, Carmel Beach, Carmel, CA
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful walk with interesting , charming houses & gardens. Lovely views. Perfect way to see Carmel.

Thank Kerryloves2travel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had been going to to the Monterey / Carmel area for 30 years and usually would spend time at Point Lobos enjoying the trails. Discovered Scenic Drive last year and have enjoyed walking along the roadway trail, enjoying the architecture of the houses with their...More

Thank dhen
Reviewed 1 week ago

So Enjoyable!!! Great views, pick your own speed. Interesting architecture of the houses, but one cannot help looking at the houses at the times more than enjoying the walk

Thank K9082NGelizabeths
Reviewed 1 week ago

came across this area by accident. reall looking for a parking place to the carmel beach area. parking is hard to find. but the walk is wonderful . such beauty of the ocean and the houses are awesome. enjoy your walk.

Thank gbangs59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Scenic Road is a must walk when you are in Carmel. You are above the bay walking beside beautiful homes and gardens. It is very peaceful in the evening and you can see bonfires and people on the beach. The road is about a...More

Thank pvnipper
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fun area to walk around, and especially so if you enjoy the architecture. We loved the fairy tale cottages

Thank Kirk F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We actually happened onto the Scenic Drive and I couldn't have been more delighted! Whether in a car (much easier), running or walking - this is an absolute MUST see! There are no words.

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you find yourself in Carmel, walk Scenic Road. It is on the bluff above the main beach. You can walk all the way to Carmel River State Beach without trudging through the loose sand or walk the beach and use the numerous staircases to...More

1  Thank GeneralGene
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Scenic Road Walkway is my favorite place to stroll in Carmel, perhaps my favorite place on the planet. I have a license plate that reads HIKEDIT, so I walk a lot. The views are ever changing with the time of day, the season and...More

2  Thank D. Michael W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are driving on Pacific Coast Highway it's a little bit of a d-tour to go here, but it's very much worth it. Carmel by the Sea is very well known and it's one of those once in a lifetime must see things. Put...More

1  Thank ThomasEMM
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22 August 2017|
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Response from K9082NGelizabeths | Reviewed this property |
Yes. All ages will enjoy the beauty. It road is one way drive, and you can choose your speed, unless you're pressured by behind you cars. At the end there is a parking lot, restrooms, and a beach. Make sure you take with... More
29 July 2017|
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Response from mittyc2016 | Reviewed this property |
The designated walk--mostly not on the road, but a trail west of the road, runs from 8th to 13th street. We parked at 8th, walked to 13th and then returned on San Antonio (first street inland) to see some of the private... More