Distance: 5.6 miles (9 km) roundtrip, easy
Ride your bike on this multi-use trail, through alder forests and grasslands, to beautiful coastal bluffs with ocean views. Begin at the Coast Trailhead and ride 2.8 miles (4.5 km) to Coast Campground, where there is beach access, potable water, and and vault toilets.
There is a bike rack on the left as one descends the beach access trail. Please don't lock bikes to picnic tables or other campground infrastructure. Return via the same route back to the Coast Trailhead.
Aside from public roads, bikes are only permitted on the northern 2.8 miles (4.5 kilometers) of the Coast Trail in this area of the park. Bikes are prohibited on all other trails in the immediate area since the trails through the Phillip Burton Wilderness.
Visit the park's Bicycle Riding at Point Reyes National Seashore page for specific regulations pertaining to bicycles and tips and information about trail etiquette and safety.
- Bicyclists must yield to all other users, especially horse riders.
- Class I e-bikes under 750 watts (1 h.p.) are allowed on the northern 2.8 miles (4.5 km) of the Coast Trail.
- The speed limit for all bikes is 15 mph (24 km/h).
- Please ride respectfully.
Visit the park's Trail Advisories and Closures page for current information about closed trails, trails blocked by trees, or other temporary hazards or advisories.