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California Coastal Trail

Devil's Slide Trail: From Treacherous Highway to Breathtaking Pathway

Devil’s Slide was a treacherous section of Highway 1, plagued by countless accidents, casualties, and road closures since it opened in 1936. Despite the risk of danger, astonishing views of the coastline were a welcome reward for those willing to navigate this narrow winding highway. When a landslide closed down the road for good in 1995, a group of citizen activists banded together and successfully proposed to turn this 1.2-mile section of road into a sensational segment of the California Coastal Trail. When it re-opened in 2015, the paved multi-use trail featured dedicated lanes for bicyclists, pedestrians, and equestrians alike.

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California Coastal Trail

Discovering Russian History on the California Coast

Decades after the Russians withdrew, Fort Ross was acquired by the state in 1906.
Season 1 Episode 36
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California Coastal Trail

Experiencing the Wild Sonoma Coast Along the Kortum Trail

Pristine conditions along this area are a result of decades of work from activists.
Season 1 Episode 35
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California Coastal Trail

Devil's Slide Trail

Devil’s Slide was a treacherous section of Highway 1 until a landslide closed it for good.
Season 1 Episode 34
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California Coastal Trail

The Ancient Coast of Wilder Ranch State Park

Once upon a time, Wilder Ranch State Park was a dairy known for its delicious butter.
Season 1 Episode 33
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California Coastal Trail

West Cliff Drive: The Heart of Santa Cruz

West Cliff Drive is one of the most beautiful features of Santa Cruz.
Season 1 Episode 32
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California Coastal Trail

Half Moon Bay Coastside Trail

The Half Moon Bay Coastside Trail offers sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean.
Season 1 Episode 31
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6:48
California Coastal Trail

Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail

This popular segment of the California Coastal Trail almost didn’t happen.
Season 1 Episode 30
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California Coastal Trail

Pleasure Point: Connecting Santa Cruz to Surf Breaks

East Cliff Drive is one of the newest sections of the California Coastal Trail.
Season 1 Episode 29
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