Walking Monterey to Carmel

Okay, we didn’t walk all that way on our recent trip. And maybe you could do the distance, but you’d run into golf courses and restricted use around the Monterey Peninsula. But it’s quite easy to get from Monterey Wharf to Pacific Grove. Monterey Here’s some of the trail from Monterey Wharf towards Pacific Grove.…

Walking Eureka, New and Old

Eureka! We stopped here on our way home from Oregon in August. Now, it’s October, but it’s still on my mind. New We stayed on the south side of town near the Bayshore Mall. Not a grand neighborhood unless you want to shop – but we discovered a new trail along the bay. Good enough…

Walking Pt Arena Stornetta Public Lands

Back in March, we were delighted that the cows had given away another part of the California Coastal National Monument, where people could walk along a beautiful stretch of the Mendocino coast. We had tried before to find a trailhead to this new area without success – there is little signage. Today we were more…

Walking at Asilomar – Pacific Grove

Many times we have walked near Asilomar, but never knew we could visit without signing up for a conference. This time we had online information, found brochures at the Social Hall and tried to get the phone tour scanner to work. There’s a beach walk, woods walk and architecture walk – not very far, but…

Walking at Doran Beach & Birdwalk

Lately, we’ve been to Doran Beach a couple of times. Even with the newly paved road along the beach, we like to visit via the Birdwalk at Cheney Creek. Still part of Doran Beach Regional Park, it allows access through the wetland and can be a great birdviewing spot. Since I’ve been practicing with my…