The old hwy 1 road crossing the ragged ocean mountain cliffs section, the trail
offer vast ocean view.
note: This trail based the old road so do not expect “nature single-track” kind
of hike, Along the entire length of the trail there is a dedicated bicycles
thoughts: you can stop here on hwy 1 to stretch your lag, walk the trail at the
cliffs above the ocean, see the landscape and birds. Visiting here is more
recommended for locals that has seen many hwy 1 points of interest but this is not
a must stop on your hwy 1 road-trip.
recommend to park at the southern parking lot, you start with climbing and
going back is all downhill.
matter if you park at the north or south parking lot this is 1.3-mile one-way
of hwy 1 that connect the coastline to Pacifica from the south was closed at
Devil's Slide for few times since the 40’s because of erosion and massive landslides,
this led to large tunneling project that bypass this cliff section.
are few viewing point platforms with Interpretive signs along the way but
practically the entire road is one large landscape viewpoint. You can view many
birds far at the rocks below.
south of the park you can find the interesting old WW2 antiaircraft gun bunker.
You can walk there from the parking lot (no official trail) or park your car on
the side of the road and see it up close.
mile to the south on hwy 1 you will find Gray Whale Cove Trail Parking Lot.
you can park and hike the trails that are going up the exposed coast mountains
and McNee Ranch State Park.
here you can also go down to Gray Whale Cove State Beach nested below the rocky