Location: North America || United States || California
Trail Length: approximately 1200 mi or 1900 km
Percentage of trail complete: approximately 50%
Estimated time to walk the (length of the) trail: approximately 60 days
Description: This long distance trail stretches from Mexico to the California & Oregon border. The trail system, when complete, will be continuous and located near California’s ocean shoreline.
Terrain: Some trail segments are for light use, some segments are rugged paths, some segments are unimproved routes along the beach, and the trail includes some paved paths.
Dangers/safety concerns: Some regions have little fresh water.
Hiking season: spring, summer, fall. Some river crossings are difficult/impossible during winter.
Sleeping facilities: nearby campgrounds, hostels. Stealth camping is also available.
Allowed modes of travel: walking, biking, horseback riding
Book -- Hiking the California Coastal Trail (several volumes)