California's Coastal Trail from Oregon to Mexico is now 70% complete

A 1,230-mile coastal trail covering the entire state of California is now 70% complete. 

The California Coastal Trail is an interconnected public trail system being developed along the California coastline that will span from Oregon to Mexico. 

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The trail system is developed as close to the ocean as possible, and where feasible, within sight, sound, and smell of the ocean.

The California Coastal Commission released a detailed map Wednesday showing the long stretches where you can walk or bike along the shore.

Credit: The California Coastal Trail 

For example runners, walkers and bikers can enjoy a 23-mile stretch from Newport Beach to Long Beach.

Unfortunately, there are still big gaps -- like through Camp Pendleton and Big Sur. 

The agencies behind the plan hope to build a bridge. 

The California Coastal Trail is considered a braided network, meaning there can be parallel routes that accommodate different experiences, such as a sandy beach route for beach visitors, a bluff-top dirt hiking path providing scenic views, and a paved path for bikers, wheelchair users, and people needing firmer footing.

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