The North Coast Sights

Patrick's Point State Park

  • U.S. 101 Map It
  • Trinidad
  • Park (National/State/Provincial)

Published 07/06/2016

Fodor's Review

On a forested plateau almost 200 feet above the surf, the park has stunning views of the Pacific, great whale- and sea lion–watching, picnic areas, bike paths, and hiking trails through old-growth spruce forest. There are also tidal pools at Agate Beach, a re-created Yurok Indian village, and a small museum with natural-history exhibits. Because the park is far from major tourist hubs, there are few visitors (most are local surfers). It's sublimely quiet here. Three campgrounds amid spruce and alder trees have all amenities except RV hookups. Reservations are recommended in summer. Dogs are not allowed on trails or the beach.

Sight Information

Address:

U.S. 101, 5 miles north of Trinidad, Trinidad, California, 95570, USA

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Phone:

707-677–3570

Website: www.parks.ca.gov

Sight Details:

  • $8 per vehicle

Published 07/06/2016

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