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Beautiful ocean view, easy paved walking trails.

Where the mountain meets the "sea", where the best of nature is on display and it's all free... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2019
South San Francisco, California
A nice walk after a rainy day!

We were hoping to catch the sunset while on the trail, and the Sun did indeed go down, there were... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2019
San Ramon, California
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Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

I love the area I live in and you really can’t go wrong with any stop along the coast...except this one. While it’s lovely that it’s right along the coast, it feels far removed from it. It’s remote, isolated and you are so far up...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 372rachaelc
Reviewed 13 February 2019

Where the mountain meets the "sea", where the best of nature is on display and it's all free! Beautiful paved trail winding through the mountain with gorgeous, sweeping views of the ocean and depending on the month, sometimes great for whale watching. Headed south on...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dmmay33
Reviewed 21 January 2019 via mobile

We were hoping to catch the sunset while on the trail, and the Sun did indeed go down, there were just too many clouds on this particular day for things to get super pretty. Not that the hike wasn’t pretty, the views are stunning, the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mikehikes42
Reviewed 5 November 2018

We've been living on the coast for almost 19 years and after years of planning, we finally got a chance to walk the Devil's Slide trail. The views are absolutely breathtaking. We even got to see a few whales in the distance! To truly appreciate...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank XtinaDunham
Reviewed 30 October 2018

I am usually one to seek out unique activities and places, and this qualifies! On our West Coast anniversary trip, we made it a point to drive through the Lantos tunnel on Highway 1, and stop to explore this trail. Stunning views of the Pacific...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ed M
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The trail has some great ocean views but the trail has cement blocks all along the trail so your dog would have nothing to see or sniff. If it’s just people, it is a nice trail as long as it’s a clear day. I’ve been...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank blklabbarney
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

A special treat if you want to enjoy the views of the Pacific ocean while walking on the old highway... Great for families and dogs... Well worth the visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gseppe64
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Adjacent property has a war era observation installation. Technically on private property as the sign states. Many people wandering over to check it out anyway.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Eric M
Reviewed 7 August 2018

]For years we drove devils slide to Half Moon Bay weekly. We have since left the area, but came down for a weekend visit. At the top of my list, was to take a short stroll down the old highway. It is so beautiful. I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank lov2wonder
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful hike on a paved hiking/biking trail along the California coast, where Highway One ran before the Devils Slide bypass tunnel was completed. There is parking at both ends of the trail and great scenery for the full length. You can connect...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Felix F
28 January 2017|
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Response from MikeF739 | Reviewed this property |
From their website: Hours: Devil's Slide Trail is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, year round including all holidays. The parking lots, however, open daily at 8:00 A.M. and close at various times depending on the time... More