Bob Jones City to the Sea Bike Trail

#4 of 221 trails in Los Padres National Forest
Bob Jones City to the Sea Bike Trail is a 5.6 mile out and back trail located near San Luis Obispo, California that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round.

5.6 miles Out & Back 150 feet
Dog Friendly
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Debbie John

3 Completed3 Reviews


Chris Williford

3 Completed4 Reviews

It's a nice little walk. I wouldn't say it was hard. I don't think my heart rate ever was over 100 bpm. I take it just because parking in Avila sucks. What's a few miles in and out.

Susan Rice

4 Completed4 Reviews

Great path for kids on bikes although it can get crazy crowded and some people aren't as aware of others as you'd like. If you can, stick to off hours. Takes you right to Avila Beach which is stunning.

Jim Davies

11 Completed2 Reviews

Too. Many. People.

Debbie John

3 Completed3 Reviews

We love this trail. It's calm and serene. Great for walkers, runners & bikers.

Jose Baroza

6 Completed1 Reviews

Traci Cosmer

8 Completed4 Reviews

Really easy with pretty surroundings, but not what I would consider a hike. The whole way is paved and there is a country club of some sort that you walk through. Ends at the beach

karrie morales

6 Completed6 Reviews

it's okay just not really hiking to me

Ryan Carroll

31 Completed22 Reviews

Perfect biking/running/walking trail leading you from HWY 1 to Avila Beach. The road is well paved, there are plenty of stopping points for food or relaxing and there is ample shade the whole way through.

Walter Senff

4 Completed4 Reviews

Nice walk on a well maintained path. Great information signs along the way pointing out info on trees and geology highlights.