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California Coastal Trail

Pleasure Point: Connecting Santa Cruz to Surf Breaks

Season 1 Episode 29

East Cliff Drive is one of the newest sections of the California Coastal Trail. After years of erosion, what at first seemed like a problem has recently been transformed into a one-way street for pedestrians, bicycles and cars providing safe and scenic passage. Part of the solution also included maintaining the ocean below as one of California’s best spots to catch a wave.

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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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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

Monterey Bay Sanctuary: Serengeti of the Sea

This "Serengeti of the Sea" offers some of the best wildlife viewing in the world.
Season 1 Episode 28
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