Skip to main content
  1. Sports
  2. Recreation
  3. Outdoor Rec & Adventure

Hiking in San Diego: Sunset Cliffs

See also

Sunset Cliffs National Park is a 1.5 mile park along the coastline of Point Loma and Ocean Beach. The remarkable cliffs are a perfect place for a scenic walk, at sunset or during the day. There are several small parking lots and street parking near the beach. It is usually easy to find parking unless it is right before sunset in the summer.

More Photos

The walking path runs along the edge of the cliffs that line the coast. The trail is unpaved and narrow, not recommended for bikes or strollers. Be careful not to walk to close to the edge of the cliffs, especially where there are warning signs posted.

You can get down to the water by walking down some of the flatter cliffs. There are also stairs in a few of the steeper areas. If you walk down to the water, you can stop and look at one of the many tide pools.

The beautiful cliff formations are a great background for pictures. This is a common place for engagement photos. The scenery is romantic, making it an ideal spot for a picnic date. Many of the rock formations are flat, so you can sit down and spread out a blanket.

Advertisement

Sports

  • Legendary swimmer Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, will he compete in Rio?
    Video
    Recreational Sports
  • Check out the NHL Ice Girls that are heating up rinks all across the country
    Camera
    20 Photos
  • St. Louis Rams offer $100k if you can guess their 2014 schedule correctly
    NFL News
  • Eagles running back LeSean McCoy slams Tim Tebow on Twitter
    NFL News
  • Never watched rugby before? Here's 20 reasons you should start
    Camera
    20 Photos
  • UFC champ Jon Jones denies posting homophobic comments on Instagram
    Fight Sports

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about Examiner.com and apply today!