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Tolowa Coast Trails

Tolowa Coast Trails

The Tolowa Coast encompasses 11,000-acres of combined public land comprised of the Lake Earl Wildlife Area, Tolowa Dunes State Park, and the Point St. George Heritage Area. It comprises a large part of the ancestral territory of the Tolowa Indians, who still call it the “Center of the Universe.” Today these easily-accessed and protected lands provide out-of-the-way recreational opportunities for those who would like to visit. Lake Earl is the largest coastal lagoon on the West Coast with an edge…

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Spencer Bus Pad

Spencer Bus Pad

A really great spot to enter the Marin Headlands and is Transit Accessible! You can get on the Bay Area Ridge Trail, Bobcat, Marincello, SCA and many other trails. You can also easily access Hawk Camp, a free campground! Amazing views of San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge and the Pacific! Eco-Friendly Notes Plan how to get to this Trailhead via public transit using Transit Locally or Family Owned Business  

Sausalito to Stinson Beach

Sausalito to Stinson Beach

Wonderful one-way hike or backpack trip from through the Marin Headlands over Mt. Tamalpais and down to Stinson Beach: Start at Spencer Bus Pad in the Marin Headlands, take the Morning Sun trail to the Alta and Bobcat Trail. If backpacking, camp for FREE at Hawk Camp Hike the Bobcat and Miwok trails to Old Springs trail on your way to Tennessee Valley. Good spot for picnic. Stay on the Miwok trail to Coyote Ridge then down to through the…

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Ricochet Ridge Ranch

Ricochet Ridge Ranch

Horseback ride with Ricochet Ridge Ranch on deserted Ten Mile Beach, through vast cattle ranches overlooking the ocean, and through magnificent redwood forests! We produce week-long riding vacations, custom holidays and daily trail rides for riders of every experience level, from ages 6 years to one hundred! (Ask us about Connie Reeves riding vacation when she was 97 years old~~) We have the honor of being selected by “Outside Magazine” as one of the top “25 Trips of a Lifetime….

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Navarro Point Preserve and Scenic Trail

Navarro Point Preserve and Scenic Trail

Navarro Point Preserve is a breathtaking 56-acre coastal prairie perched on dramatic coastal bluffs overlooking the ocean. A one mile loop trail takes visitors across the prairie and along the bluffs for stunning views of the coastline. Along the trail, a memorial bench allows visitors to sit and watch the ocean or a beautiful sunset. Navarro Point Preserve is home to rare plants, numerous flowers and is an excellent location for whale watching and bird watching. For these reasons, this…

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Moat Creek Coastal Access and Trail

Moat Creek Coastal Access and Trail

The Moat Creek Coastal Access and Trail provides free parking, a restroom, a level, 200-yard trail to a cobble beach and a 3-mile loop bluff trail. The 14 acre site is owned by the State of California and managed by the Moat Creek Managing Agency, a non-profit dedicated to maintaining public access to the ocean and the restoration and preservation of the Moat Creek Watershed and other coastal watersheds. The Moat Creek beach and bluffs are an amazingly beautiful natural…

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Lakeside Trail

Lakeside Trail

Welcome to the beauty of Ruth Lake located within the southern portion of Six Rivers National Forest, Mad River Ranger District. Ruth Lake, a designated Watchable Wildlife site and host to over 200 species of birds, is the largest body of water (approximately 7 miles long and 1 mile wide) located within the Forest boundary. It provides a vast array of recreational pursuits and fresh drinking water to the coastal cities and communities in the greater Humboldt Bay area of…

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Laguna de Santa Rosa Wetlands Preserve

Laguna de Santa Rosa Wetlands Preserve

The Laguna de Santa Rosa Wetlands Preserve is currently the only public park where visitors can experience the main channel of the Laguna de Santa Rosa. The Laguna is the second largest freshwater marsh in coastal Northern California. There are 200 species of birds found in the Laguna, including bald eagle, osprey and white pelican and it provides an important stopover for thousands of birds migrating along the Pacific Flyway. The Laguna de Santa Rosa is a unique ecological system…

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Lake County Sculpture Walk

Lake County Sculpture Walk

An annual art installation sponsored by Eco Arts of Lake County, the Lake County Sculpture Walk is an installation of sculptures in dialogue with nature. Stroll along the center trail of the 107-acre Lake County Trailside Nature Preserve to view the sculptural expressions of award-winning artists, as well as local school and community groups. The park is open year-round, but the Annual Eco Arts: Lake County Sculpture Walk is open June through October. Learn more at www.EcoArtsofLakeCounty.org or contact Karen…

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King Range National Conservation Area ~ Hiking Trails

King Range National Conservation Area ~ Hiking Trails

There are over 100 miles of trails in the King Range, with opportunities from 4,000 foot high coastal mountain top trails, rugged beach hikes along the Lost Coast Trail, and challenging mountain biking on the Paradise Royale Trail. From multi-day camping to short interpretive day hikes, the King Range offers a spectrum of unforgettable experiences. The King Range’s Lost Coast Trail is a 34 mile segment of the larger California Coastal Trail, under construction to create a coastal hiking opportunity…

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