The San Clemente Beach Trail is a beautiful, easy, and flexible trail that runs parallel to the beach (and the train tracks) for its entire length. It is flat and accessible to wheeled travelers, and is great for families.
There are two Metrolink stations along the trail – “San Clemente” (known locally as North Beach) at its northern edge and “San Clemente Pier” (open only on weekends) in the middle. The southern end is at San Clemente State Beach.
The northern section of the trail between the two stations is about a mile, and the southern section between the pier and state park is 1.2 miles – so you can customize your hike/stroll/jog to be 1.0 to 4.5 miles or anywhere in between.
Metrolink team member Rory V. enjoys taking the family to the beach trail for an early morning walk, finishing up with some fun in the sand and perhaps a celebratory ice cream or lunch at a local establishment. Rory recommends arriving at the San Clemente Station and departing from the San Clemente Pier Station.
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