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. 

The California Coastal Trail Association

Connecting Trails and Communities along the California Coastline.

Our Work

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

Coastwalk Cleanup Crew

Year-round Beach Cleanups Join the Coastwalk Cleanup Crew!  

This program provides guidance & resources to enable individuals and families to safely conduct their own beach cleanups, receive beach cleanup supplies, and learn how to use the CleanSwell app.

 

 

 

 

 

Organizations can now sign up to Adopt-A-Beach!

LEARN MORE

Interested in the history of Coastal Cleanups? Check out the CLEANUP STORY MAP 

 

Coastal Trail Videos

Watch videos on various segments of the the California Coastal Trail produced by KCET with support provided by the California Coastal Commission

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.

CURRENTLY UNDER CONSTRUCTION

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.