26-Mile Bike Path, Santa Monica

4.8
#3 of 14 in Parks in Santa Monica
Scenic Walking Area · Biking Trail
A trail that follows the curve of Santa Monica Bay's shore, 26-Mile Bike Path surges with cyclists and rollerbladers throughout the year. The trail runs from Santa Monica Pier to Venice Beach, with bike and rollerblade rentals on either end. You'll share the road with motorists on portions of the path, so ride or skate carefully, and wear a helmet. Consider bringing a bottle of water, sunscreen, and a hat. You can stop to refuel at your choice of restaurants before heading back. Put26-Mile Bike Path into our Santa Monica trip tool and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Very nice bike path. Easy to ride and well marked. Rent a bike from one of the local businesses and support them through the Covid Crises. Many of the shops are still closed and may not reopen. The...  more »
  • You could pretty much start anywhere on the bike path and have a great time. Some say it starts in Santa Monica while others will tell you to start in Venice. It makes absolutely no difference where.....  more »

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