Hiking

Costanoa is surrounded by endless acres of undisturbed wilderness, rolling coastal hills, and secluded beaches. We’re connected to four state parks, 30,000 acres of hiking trails and a vibrant wildlife reserve. Here are several trails right on site.

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    Franklin Point

    Three and a half mile meander through wild willow, hooker's primrose, bush lupine, and sandy dunes. Enjoy spectacular views of Pigeon Point and Año Nuevo Island. If the wind is down, this hike offers great potential for whale watching. Take a break at the halfway point to observe passing California Sea Lions as well as the site of the 1864 wreck of the ship Sir John Franklin .

    Ohlone Ridge

    This is an intermediate level three and a half mile hike through the riparian corridor of Whitehouse Creek and then up through Coastal Scrub and Douglas Fir eco-systems. The peak of the trail offers sweeping vistas of the reefs and beaches south of Costanoa. This is an excellent option for those who want a little bit more of a workout as well as opportunities to see the local flora and fauna.

    Upper Vista Point

    For those who really want to get their heart rate up, this eight and a half mile advanced hike features beautiful views with over a 1,300 foot elevation gain. This hike offers ample opportunity to experience a diversity of ecosystems from Coastal Scrub up into the Redwood Rainforests. The final stop offers a stunning view from Pigeon Point to Waddell Creek.