Harbaugh Seaside Trails


  • DISTANCE (ROUND-TRIP): Coming soon.

  • TIME: Coming soon.

  • HOURS: Sunrise to sunset


  • PETS/ANIMALS: Leashed dogs welcome

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  • CLOSEST PUBLIC TRANSIT: Solana Beach Transit  See map

  • PARKING: No on-site parking. Closest parking will be at Seaside State Beach: Walk south from the beach parking lot to a crosswalk on Solana Vista Dr. Then, cross Highway 101 and walk north along the Solana Beach Rail Trail to the property.

  • TERRAIN: A flat path for all trails. The loop-style trail will be wheelchair-accessible from Coast Highway 101’s Rail Trail in Solana Beach to the overlook deck at the northern end of the property.

Meet the soon-to-be newest Nature Collective hike!

Set to open February 2020 trail construction began March 2019, this new spot is a 3-acre coastal overlook at the gateway between Cardiff-by-the-Sea + Solana Beach. Cherished for the open space and expansive marine views, Harbaugh Seaside Trails will be perfect for dog-walking, sunset-watching, and peaceful contemplation in nature.

Come back for updates as Nature Collective develops – and opens – this property and trail connections.

Keep an eye out for:

View of the lagoon and pacific ocean at Harbaugh Seaside TrailsView of the lagoon and pacific ocean at Harbaugh Seaside Trails
No. 1

Myron + Joan’s Overlook

which provides expansive views of both the Pacific and the lagoon.

No. 2

Our donor dedication area

recognizes some of the 1200 people who helped save this spot from becoming a hotel, including the late George + Betty Harbaugh, whose charitable foundation donated $1.1 million and secured the naming rights to the property.

A rendering of the Harbaugh Seaside TrailsA rendering of the Harbaugh Seaside Trails
No. 3

Native plant communities.

Find all 4 marked along your path – maritime succulent, maritime chaparral, maritime scrub, and coastal dune.