Long Beach Oceanfront Trail

With our recent rains in mind I searched for a place that wouldn’t demand trudging through slippery mud. This paved bike/pedestrian path in Long Beach fit the bill nicely. The beach is sometimes loud and bright. Today it was mostly quite foggy.   Particularly early morning, I felt as if I were being wrapped in a soothing blanket of fog.  This seemed to have a calming effect on everyone.  We walked and passed, in friendly silence, as if acting out some unspoken agreement.  Every few minutes the silence was broken by the loud but pleasantly resonant blast of a nearby foghorn.
Hiking Distance: Approximately 8.5 to 9 miles

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