Hiking to Purisima, Bay Area

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There are several ways to reach the Purisima trailhead in Half Moon Bay from highway 35 (the "Skyline"). The easiest is from the North Ridge trailhead located halfway between highway 92 and Kings Mountain Rd.
  • North Ridge trailhead on highway 35
  • North Ridge trail + Whittemore Gulch trail to Purisima trailhead: 6 kms
  • Purisima trailhead on Craig Britton trail junction on Purisima Creek trail: 4 kms
  • Craig Britton trail to Harkins Ridge trail: 4 kms
  • Harkins Ridge trail to North Ridge trailhead: 4 kms

See also:
  • Pescadero Creek, Sam McDonald, Memorial Parks, Portola Redwoods
  • Mid-Peninsula parks (Huddart Park, Purisima Creek, Corte de Madera, Wunderlich Park)
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