Año Nuevo Hike

Urban & Bay Hikers (Hiking)
Urban & Bay Hikers (Hiking)
Public group

Año Nuevo State Park Nature Preserve

1 New Year’s Creek Road, Pescadero, CA 94060 · Pescadero, ca

How to find us

Meeting Point: Año Nuevo State Park Parking Lot, 1 New Year’s Creek Road, Pescadero, CA 94060, near picnic tables.

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Details

Año Nuevo State Park Nature Preserve, encompassing Año Nuevo Island and Año Nuevo Point, which are known for their pinniped rookeries. Located in San Mateo County, the low, rocky, windswept coastline has impressive views. Año Nuevo State Natural Preserve—protecting the mainland's first breeding colony of northern elephant seals, is the favorite resting and mating place of elephant seals. You can see them year-round. We will enjoy both a hike along the coast and down to the beach to see the Elephant Seals.

Level: Easy Plus / Moderate Minus
Total Distance: 4.5 miles loop
Hiking Time: 2-2.5 hours
Elevation: 180 feet
Parking: $10 per car
Information: Toilet & water at trailhead, No Dogs allowed

Map: https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=27619

Meeting Point: Año Nuevo State Park Parking Lot, 1 New Year’s Creek Road, Pescadero, CA 94060, near picnic tables.

GPS Coordinates for Trailhead:
Latitude: 37°7'11.07"N Longitude: -121°18'26.49"W

Hike Route: Starting point, Take path Ano Nuevo Trail to on the Right of the Pond Loop, continue Right out to Vista Point (Break & Group Photo), then back staying Right on Ano Nuevo Trail at the Pond Loop, then Right on the Trail down Cove Beach Trail, to the Beach and view the Elephant seals, then after back up Cove Beach Trail, Right Ano Nuevo Trail the beach Trail and return to the Parking Lot and the Starting Point.

Directions: From Highway 1 - 20 miles north of Santa Cruz on Highway 1. Turn left into the parking lot from Año Nuevo State Park Road.

Carpooling Link: (Sign up here)
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Carpooling Procedures:
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