Hikers in Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve / photo by Lanette Otvos

CANCELLED: Trail Run - Purisima Climb

March 26, 2023
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Purisima Creek Redwoods Preserve
Approximate Total Miles



Start at the coast and climb 1,400 feet to Skyline on this 10.6-mile run with Docent Naturalist Anna Lee and Emma Dohner. Pause a few times on the way up to catch your breath, appreciate the vistas, and learn a bit about the native plant communities, then enjoy the downhill cruise on the way home. Multiple paces accommodated, but be prepared for a significant climb and descent! 

Where to Meet

Meet at the Purisima Creek trailhead on Purisima Creek Road. From the Highway 92 and Highway 1 intersection in Half Moon Bay, travel south on Highway 1 approximately 4.3 miles. Turn left on Verde Road. After turning on Verde Rd. and traveling 0.25 miles, continue straight to remain on what becomes Purisima Creek Rd. (Verde Rd. splits off to the right.) Travel approximately 3.7 miles on Purisima Creek Rd. to reach the preserve. There are 7 spaces and 1 ADA parking at this area. 

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