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California Coastal Trail

The Ancient Coast of Wilder Ranch State Park

Season 1 Episode 33

Once upon a time, Wilder Ranch State Park was a dairy known for its delicious butter. Today, it’s 7,000 acres of protected land where you can step back in time to the late 1800s and explore California’s early ranching history. Some 35 miles of trails and paths wind up into the scenic Santa Cruz Mountains and along coastal terraces that have remained unchanged for thousands of years.

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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

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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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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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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