South Coast Road

Total Miles
13.4

Elevation

1,072.57 ft

Duration

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Technical Rating

5

Moderate

Best Time

Summer, Spring, Fall, Winter

Trail Overview

A 14-mile trail along a ridgeline that dead-ends on private property. Spectacular views span from the sea to the valley. Many Big Sur hiking trails end on this road. There are numerous side trails leading illegally into Fort Hunter Liggett. Do not take them! The fort is a testing ground for both tanks and artillery.

Photos of South Coast Road

South Coast Road
South Coast Road
South Coast Road

Difficulty

Mostly easy but one stretch in the middle of the trail requires high clearance and 4WD.

Technical Rating

5

Status Reports

David Olmstead
May 10, 2023
4x4
Temporarily Closed

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