Best Trails Near Cambria CA

Cambria has 24 trails in the vicinity, including 22 hiking trails and 4 for walking. These trails range from 0.1 to 52.6 miles in length. The longest trail in Cambria is San Simeon State Beach to Oceano Campground a well-known trail measuring 52.6 miles in total length.

The most popular trails are Cypress Mountain Drive, Ragged Point Cliffside Trail and Nature Trail and William R. Hearst State Beach to San Simeon Point. Trails.com member Shannon S. recently completed Ragged Point - Cliffside Trail & Nature Trail.

More information on the best trails in Cambria can be found below.
  • William R. Hearst State Beach to San Simeon Point

    2 Reviews

    Cambria, CA

    The San Simeon Bay Trail begins at William R. Hearst State Beach along a crescent of white sand. The hike leads to the tip of San Simeon Point, a peninsula extending a half mile into the ocean. ...
    •  1 hour
    •  2.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The San Simeon Bay Trail begins at William R. Hearst State Beach along a crescent of white sand. The hike leads to the tip ...

  • San Simeon Trail

    2 Reviews

    Cambria, CA

    The San Simeon Trail leads through a diverse landscape of coastal scrub, grassy meadows, wetlands, a Monterey pine forest, a eucalyptus grove and riparian woodlands. This loop hike includes footbridges ...
    •  2 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    The San Simeon Trail leads through a diverse landscape of coastal scrub, grassy meadows, wetlands, a Monterey pine forest, ...

  • Ragged Point - Cliffside Trail & Nature Trail

    1 Reviews

    Cambria, CA

    The Ragged Point Cliffside Trail cuts across the edge of the steep, rugged, north-facing cliff where the San Luis Obispo coast turns into the Big Sur coast. The Cliffside Trail ends at the black ...
    •  30 min.
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    The Ragged Point Cliffside Trail cuts across the edge of the steep, rugged, north-facing cliff where the San Luis Obispo ...

  • San Simeon Loop

    1 Reviews

    Cambria, CA

    This mellow hike is a great way to relax while exploring the landscape of the Central California coast. Located just a stone’s throw south of the famous Hearst Castle, the park is largely overlooked ...
    •  2 - 3 hours
    •  3.6 miles
    •  Guide

    This mellow hike is a great way to relax while exploring the landscape of the Central California coast. Located just a stone’s ...

  • San Simeon Trail San Simeon State Park

    1 Reviews

    Cambria, CA

    The San Simeon Trail leads through a diverse landscape of coastal scrub, grassy meadows, wetlands, a Monterey pine forest, a eucalyptus grove and riparian woodlands. This loop hike includes footbridges ...
    •  2 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    The San Simeon Trail leads through a diverse landscape of coastal scrub, grassy meadows, wetlands, a Monterey pine forest, ...

  • Fiscalini Ranch Preserve

    0 Reviews

    Cambria, CA

    The bad news is that dogs are no longer allowed off leash. The good news is that dogs on leash are still welcome on this “five paw” network of trails. Most hikes with as grand a view as the vistas ...
    •  2.5 hours
    •  4.6 miles
    •  Guide

    The bad news is that dogs are no longer allowed off leash. The good news is that dogs on leash are still welcome on this ...

  • Salmon Creek Trail to Salmon Creek Falls and Spruce Creek

    0 Reviews

    Cambria, CA

    What could be more perfect than a hike that begins with a stunning waterfall, meandering through shady woodlands interrupted by open stretches for Pacific views before dropping you on the banks ...
    •  2.5 hours
    •  4.2 miles
    •  Guide

    What could be more perfect than a hike that begins with a stunning waterfall, meandering through shady woodlands interrupted ...

  • Sand Dollar Beach

    0 Reviews

    Cambria, CA

    This hike on national forest land is as superb as it is short. It is conveniently accessed from a day-use area off CA 1. The trail threads a scenic bluff with the bonus of a 0.25-mile-long sandy ...
    •  1 hour
    •  1.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike on national forest land is as superb as it is short. It is conveniently accessed from a day-use area off CA 1. ...

  • Cambria / San Simeon

    0 Reviews

    Cambria, CA

    Cambria is on the coast in the pine-forested foothills. San Simeon, also on the coast, is situated on the coastal benchlands that rise into rolling ranch country on the west slope of the Santa ...
    •  Guide

    Cambria is on the coast in the pine-forested foothills. San Simeon, also on the coast, is situated on the coastal benchlands ...

  • East West Ranch Bluff Trail

    0 Reviews

    Cambria, CA

    The East West Ranch Bluff Trail in Cambria follows the edge of the eroded bluffs above the ocean. The rocky shore and tidepools can be seen below. There are two bridge crossings, a handcrafted ...
    •  1 hour
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    The East West Ranch Bluff Trail in Cambria follows the edge of the eroded bluffs above the ocean. The rocky shore and tidepools ...

  • Moonstone Beach Trail

    0 Reviews

    Cambria, CA

    The Moonstone Beach Trail follows the rocky shoreline at the edge of the windswept ocean cliffs in Cambria. On the 20 ft. eroded bluffs along the oceanfront corridor, several staircases lead ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  2.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The Moonstone Beach Trail follows the rocky shoreline at the edge of the windswept ocean cliffs in Cambria. On the 20 ft. ...

  • San Simeon Bay Trail

    0 Reviews

    Cambria, CA

    The San Simeon Bay Trail begins at William R. Hearst State Beach along a crescent of white sand. The hike leads to the tip of San Simeon Point, a peninsula extending a half mile into the ocean. ...
    •  1 hour
    •  2.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The San Simeon Bay Trail begins at William R. Hearst State Beach along a crescent of white sand. The hike leads to the tip ...

  • Salmon Creek Trail to Salmon Creek Falls

    0 Reviews

    Cambria, CA

    Salmon Creek Trail is at the southern end of the Big Sur country in Monterey County, 2.2 miles north of the county line. A waterfall this dynamic and so close to San Luis Obispo County had to ...
    •  20 min.
    •  0.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Salmon Creek Trail is at the southern end of the Big Sur country in Monterey County, 2.2 miles north of the county line. ...

  • Moonstone Beach Trail

    0 Reviews

    Cambria, CA

    Moonstone—part tourist attraction, part artist enclave—is a tiny community just north of the growing town of Cambria and south of Hearst Castle and San Simeon. The lovely beach here is only an ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  2.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Moonstone—part tourist attraction, part artist enclave—is a tiny community just north of the growing town of Cambria and ...

  • Cloisters Wetland to Morro Rock

    0 Reviews

    Cambria, CA

    The Cloisters Wetland is a 2.6-acre wildlife habitat with a freshwater lagoon. A trail with interpretive signs circles the lagoon. The hike crosses Morro Strand State Beach to Morro Rock, a dome-shaped ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  3.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The Cloisters Wetland is a 2.6-acre wildlife habitat with a freshwater lagoon. A trail with interpretive signs circles the ...

  • East West Ranch Bluff Trail

    0 Reviews

    Cambria, CA

    The East West Ranch Bluff Trail in Cambria follows the edge of the eroded bluffs above the ocean. The rocky shore and tidepools can be seen below. There are two bridge crossings, a handcrafted ...
    •  1 hour
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    The East West Ranch Bluff Trail in Cambria follows the edge of the eroded bluffs above the ocean. The rocky shore and tidepools ...

  • Moonstone Beach Trail

    0 Reviews

    Cambria, CA

    The Moonstone Beach Trail follows the rocky shoreline at the edge of the windswept ocean cliffs in Cambria. On the 20-foot eroded bluffs along the oceanfront corridor, several staircases lead ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  2.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The Moonstone Beach Trail follows the rocky shoreline at the edge of the windswept ocean cliffs in Cambria. On the 20-foot ...

  • Ragged Point Cliffside Trail and Nature Trail

    0 Reviews

    Cambria, CA

    The Ragged Point Cliffside Trail cuts across the edge of the steep, rugged, north-facing cliff where the San Luis Obispo coast turns into the Big Sur coast. The Cliffside Trail ends at the black ...
    •  30 minutes
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    The Ragged Point Cliffside Trail cuts across the edge of the steep, rugged, north-facing cliff where the San Luis Obispo ...

  • Cypress Mountain Drive

    0 Reviews

    Cambria, CA

    The highlights of this drive are the outstanding vistas of the ocean, hills, valleys and the pretty countryside.
    •  Easy
    •  1 hour
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    The highlights of this drive are the outstanding vistas of the ocean, hills, valleys and the pretty countryside.

  • San Simeon State Beach to Oceano Campground

    0 Reviews

    Cambria, CA

    The ride from San Simeon State Beach to Pismo State Beach marks the beginning of the transition from central to southern California. The isolation and spectacular scenery of the northern and ...
    •  52.6 miles
    •  Guide

    The ride from San Simeon State Beach to Pismo State Beach marks the beginning of the transition from central to southern ...

  • Trenton Street Access

    0 Reviews

    Cambria, CA

    Trenton Street Access is a hiking trail in Cambria, California. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 240 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 117 ...
    •  0.6 miles

    Trenton Street Access is a hiking trail in Cambria, California. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 240 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • Santa Rosa Creek Trail

    0 Reviews

    Cambria, CA

    Santa Rosa Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Cambria, California. It is 0.1 miles long and begins at 63 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 47 ...
    •  0.1 miles

    Santa Rosa Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Cambria, California. It is 0.1 miles long and begins at 63 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • Ficalini Ranch

    0 Reviews

    Cambria, CA

    Ficalini Ranch is a hiking trail in Cambria, California. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 45 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 128 feet.
    •  0.3 miles

    Ficalini Ranch is a hiking trail in Cambria, California. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 45 feet altitude. Traveling the ...

  • Fern Canyon Trail

    0 Reviews

    Cambria, CA

    Fern Canyon Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Cambria, California. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 204 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.4 miles with a total elevation ...
    •  0.2 miles

    Fern Canyon Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Cambria, California. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 204 feet ...