California Coastal Clean Up Day

Save the Date for Next Year!

September 21, 2019

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.

San Diego California Coastal Trail Guided Day Hike

Join walks leader Nick Haritatos, featured in Dave’s World of Wonders, who spent 17 years walking the entire length of the California coast.

Hike from South Mission to La Jolla Shores Beaches

February 10, 2019 – 9:30AM-2:00PM

For more information on what to bring, where to meet and to pre-register online please click HERE


Sonoma Family Day Hike Series

Join us for the first in a series of family-friendly guided day hikes on the Sonoma coast with Walks Leaders, Peter Leveque and Coastwalk Executive Director, Cea Higgins. Pre-registration is required.  For groups of more than 6, please email:

Saturday February 2, 9:00-12 noon

(rain date February 9)

Suggested $5 Donation 

“Mammoth Rocks Day Hike”- Find out if Giant Mammoths walked the Sonoma Coast! See evidence of their rubbings.  

Check out this video of Mammoth Rocks!

To see a list of all Day Hikes in the Sonoma Coast family adventure series, click here: 2019 Sonoma Family Coastal Trail Day Hike Series

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.

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.

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.