West end of trail at Pillar Point

Point Details

Nearest Town: Pillar Point
Location: end of West Point Ave. at beach

Nearest Milepost
Mile Number:

37.495397955795, -122.49808697997 ↗

Trail Section


The trail at the base of the bluffs leads out to the south-facing beach at Pillar Point. The famous Maverick's surf spot is way offshore, but barely visable from this point. The sandy beach is covered with surf at high tide, so be careful. Unpredictable currents offshore.


  • Other Trail
  • Path to Beach

Aerial Photo from California Coastal Records Project

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