Hike to Point Sal Ridge

  • Venue:
    Point Sal Beach State Park
  • Start:
    November 17, 2018 9:00 am
  • End:
    November 17, 2018 1:00 pm
  • Address:
    Brown Rd
    Guadalupe, CA, 93434

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Happy National Take a Hike Day! Join us on November 17th as Dunes Center Community Hike Leader, Ray Segovia leads a hike to the ridge overlooking Point Sal. Beautiful wildlife, flora, and stunning views of the northern Santa Barbara coastline await those that attend. This will be a dog-friendly hike, please feel free to bring along your furry friend. Please be aware there are no restroom facilities at this location.This is an excellent opportunity to capture amazing photos of California’s Central Coast, meet and converse with other hikers, and burn some serious calories!

The hike will start promptly at 9am and will last approx. three to four hours, depending on the pace of the group.

A $5 donation to the Dunes center is encouraged.

Directions

The Point Sal trail is located at the end of Brown Road which is located south of Guadalupe, CA on Highway 1. Turn west onto Brown Rd. and follow the road to the locked gate at the roads end.

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Hike Intensity

The Point Sal trail is moderately strenuous in intensity with an elevation gain of approximately 700 feet from the beginning of the trail head to the highest point on the ridge. The trail we are walking is approximately 6 miles round trip to the ridge and back to the parking area. There is an option to hike down to the beach from the ridge for those who would like to participate in a longer hike.

 

Please RSVP by calling us at (805) 343-2455, or by email at admin@dunescenter.org 

“Point Sal may not be Shangri-la, but its very remoteness suggests an imaginary land of splendor and peace.” – On the Road