Half Moon Bay, California - Pillar Point RV Park - Biking

by Pamela Hamilton on 02/18/2012, 01:12 PM

Categories: Things To Do - Bicyclling
Tags: biking , california coast , pacific ocean , half moon bay , mavericks , bicycle tours , bicycle trails

 

One of the activities that you can't escape at Pillar Point RV Park is biking.   One of the most beautiful trails runs right in front of your rig.   No bike? No problem.  Here's a list of places you can rent a bike, as well as guided tours and local favorite trails.


HALF MOON BAY STATE BEACH

95 Kelly Avenue

Half Moon Bay, CA 

(650) 726-8819

Family Friendly • Dog Friendly

The Half Moon Bay Coastside Trail stretches from Half Moon Bay State Park to Miramar -- totaling nearly 3 miles.  It features a well paved path with sweeping ocean and beach views.  You can catch it right in front of your rig while staying at Pillar Point RV Park. 


To reach the Half Moon Bay State Beach Visitor Center,  turn right onto Hwy 1 as you exit Pillar Point  RV Park.  Take a right on to Kelly Avenue, heading toward the coast. The visitor center is at the end of Kelly Avenue.  A $6 day use fee is required.

Half Moon Bay State Beach has Wi-Fi  that reaches about 150 to 200 feet of the Visitor Center in the park.

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Purisima Creek Redwoods Open Space Reserve

The main entrance is located on Skyline Blvd. (Route 35) 4.5 miles south of Highway 92. This gives you access to the North Ridge Trailhead.

(The Redwood trees in Purisima Creek Redwoods are about 100 years old and they are known as a second-growth Redwood forest.)

The network of trails in this area is fairly diverse. There are over 2,600 acres and 21 miles of developed trails in the preserve. Some climbs are very challenging and exceed 1500 feet in elevation

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Coastal Elegance Tours

Guided Eco-tours

Half Moon Bay, California  

(650) 712-8456


The Maverick's Beach tour visits local points of historic interest. views birds, wildlife and plant life. Mid-ride, they stop for a snack of water, chocolates, fruit and local organic Odwalla bars.  This is also a perfect time to take photos...

They also have a Redwoods tour, a Lighthouse biking tour, as well as special 3 course gourmet, organic picnic

The tours come in 2 hour, 4 hour and 2 day increments.

Mission Statement: "Leave No Footprint Behind"

For more information:
http://www.coastalelegancetours.com/index.htm

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BIKE RENTALS

SURF FACTORY
270 CAPISTRANO RD, STE 10
HALF MOON BAY,  CA  94019-4070 
(650) 726-1476

They are located inside the Harbor Village Shopping Area behind Crab Landing.
Call in advance to check current availability and prices or just walk over and
see for yourself.

Hours: 10am-6pm


The Bike Works

520 Kelly Ave.
Half Moon Bay, CA. 94019
Phone: (650) 726-6708
http://www.bikeworkshmb.com/

The shop was opened by two brothers who have a passion for cycling. Although mountain biking is what they are known for they also sell high-end road bikes, beach cruisers and just recently opened up a skate department.

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BIKEREC.COM
(650) 726-8686

They deliver bicycles to your location anywhere in the Half Moon Bay Area.
They also have bike trailers, kids bikes, tandems and helmets.
Overnight and multi day rentals are always available.

http://www.bikerec.com