Coastal Cleanup Day 2017 - Thank You! You Did it!

Join us Next Year — Saturday September 15, 2018!

Coastwalk California and the California Coastal Trail Association

Our future guided by our past.














The California Coastal Trail Association

Connecting Trails and Communities along the California Coastline
















Our Mission

To ensure the right of all people to reach and responsibly enjoy the California coast.
















Our Vision

A well-stewarded California coast, highly prized as an irreplaceable commons, open to all. 
















Our Work

To complete the California Coastal Trail, a ribbon of coastal protection stretching over 1,200 miles of coastline.
















The 2016 Great Coastal Expedition BLOG

Explore the California Coastal Trail with our Summer 2016 through-Hikers as they raise awareness of the CCT!

Coastal Podcasts

Learn more about the history of the California Coast through stories and a recent interview with the late Peter Douglas with our Stories of the Coast Podcasts.

Maps and More

View detailed Maps of the California Coastal Trail, a network of public trails for walkers, bikers, equestrians, wheelchair riders and others along the 1200-mile California coastline.

2017 Coastwalk Season announced February 1!

Check back here soon for photos and stories of another great Coastwalk hiking season along the California Coastal Trail. Check up on adventures along the Sonoma Coast, an expedition from San Francisco to Marin, a backpack along California’s Lost Coast and a new adventure in Mendocino!


Imagine a ribbon of protection...

stretching along the coastline from Oregon to Mexico, that is the California Coastal Trail. The coastal trail would not exist without the support of individuals like you, who care about coastal preservation and access.