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Wonderful sunset (Thanksgiving week)

Absolutely wonderful sunset. On one side of the Surf Museum you have the surfers waiting for the... read more

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Bruno J
Lakewood, New York

What can I say. An amazingly scenic drive. Beautiful coastline on one side and homes that get the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Modesto, California
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Reviewed yesterday

Absolutely wonderful sunset. On one side of the Surf Museum you have the surfers waiting for the big ones and on the other side you have the sunset. At this period of the year it s early, near 17h00. That day the sky changed colored...More

Thank Bruno J
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What can I say. An amazingly scenic drive. Beautiful coastline on one side and homes that get the most awesome view everyday on the other side.

Thank Yosemitesteve
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Watched surfers from up high while we ate our picnic lunch. Just found a parking spot and walked the path looking for the right spot. It was midday, midweek ... not crowded

Thank BarbaraLee
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning views of cliffs and crashing surf along a winding road/sidewalk/bikepath/running path. One downside: can be crowded and force you to avoid getting hit/hitting others. Occasional benches to sit on. Good for a long walk from Harbor/Seabright Beach past Boardwalk up to West Cliff Drive...More

Thank Clover88Live
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a beautiful experience, strolling, running, biking or walking your dog on the path at west cliff drive. Watching pelicans fly by, spotting otters and in season, whales, and enjoying seeing surfers catch a wave. There are lovely benches along the way so that...More

Thank judygecko
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

West Cliff Drive presents a fabulous walking opportunity. Every trip & walk is different each day. Great sites and wildlife galore!!

Thank billk921
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

West Cliff is the prime spot for watching surfers at a beautiful spot along the ocean, but you can also ride bicycles from Capitola, along West Cliff Drive, ending at Natural Bridges State Park, and then back again. Not really the Tour de France, but...More

Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most beautiful walk. One can go the distance or opt for a short stroll. I head that way whenever I can to watch the ocean, otters, dolphins, seals, surfers, dogs playing, sunsets. It’s just always an uplifting experience. This is a great walk for...More

Thank 823Judith1952
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's called a bike path and says keep right on the path every 500 ft or so. Don't take up the whole path, don't let doggies 20 ft leash all thw way out. KEEP RIGHT.

Thank Dion J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No matter where you start or end your walk on West Cliff Drive, you will enjoy it! With the Beach Boardwalk at one end and Natural Bridges State Park at the other, you can't go wrong. There are numerous places to stop and view the...More

Thank Jackye C
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26 March 2017|
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Response from Rubythief | Reviewed this property |
Current e-bikes at 131 front has electric bikes and pacific ave cycles at 320 pacific has regular bikes for rent. Current is about 3 blocks from the wharf and pacific is about 6 blocks from the wharf at the start of the... More
11 July 2016|
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Response from dan g | Reviewed this property |
Nothing I can add that has not been already said. Agree with all other recommendations about Henry Cowell.
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30 April 2016|
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Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
I live downtown and walk it everyday. From the Seaway, it is 1/2 a mile to Steamers ( Surfer Museum light house looking thing). From there it is another mile , or less, to Natural Bridges. The walk is so beautiful you will... More