San Francisco: Purisima Creek

In 6.9 miles, this loop leads from Purisima Creek through the huckleberry-filled hills of Half Moon Bay up to a ridgeline with impressive ocean views.
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In 6.9 miles, this loop leads from Purisima Creek through the huckleberry-filled hills of Half Moon Bay up to a ridgeline with impressive ocean views.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 12.4

Waypoints

PCC002

Location: 37.4354820251465, -122.353469848633

Straight at T; in .15 mile, cross first of several bridges

PCC003

Location: 37.434398651123, -122.350036621094

Straight @ 3-way onto Soda Gulch Trail; beware: although trail markers prohibit bikes, cyclists frequent trail

PCC004

Location: 37.430549621582, -122.335952758789

Straight through gate; L @ 3-way

PCC005

Location: 37.4411506652832, -122.347732543945

L @ 3-way; bear L after turn for sweeping view of Pacific Ocean

PCC006

Location: 37.4429168701172, -122.343383789062

L @ 4-way

PCC007

Location: 37.449031829834, -122.343284606934

Bear L @ Y

PCC008

Location: 37.4496002197266, -122.349052429199

R @ 3-way

PCC009

Location: 37.4474182128906, -122.349281311035

L @ 3-way, head NW down Whittemore Gulch Trail

PCC010

Location: 37.4476318359375, -122.351333618164

Straight @ gate

PCC011

Location: 37.4380340576172, -122.369148254395

Bear R @ Y; cross bridge

PCC012

Location: 37.4375152587891, -122.369270324707

R @ 3-way

PCC001

Location: 37.4365844726562, -122.370460510254

Start by heading SE through gate and up Purisima Creek Trail; head straight through first 3-way and continue SE up gradual hill