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Taking a journey through Big Sur inspires the traveler to explore this beautiful area. Day Hikes Around Big Sur is the essential guide to Big Sur¿s trails, from the coastline to the canyons to the mountain peaks. Each of these 80 hikes along a 75-mile stretch of coastline has its own map, a summary of its highlights, and concise driving and hiking directions. Undoubtedly, the trails reveal some of the best scenery in Big Sur, including rugged marine terraces, eroded inlets and coves, tidepools, old growth forests, redwood groves, lighthouses, canyons, numerous waterfalls, rolling meadows and panoramic vistas from the ocean to the inland mountain peaks. Outstanding views, diverse landscape, and a variety of trails accommodate all levels of hiking experience.