Patrick's Point State Park

Patrick's Point State Park


Location:25 miles north of Eureka on US 101.
Facilities:Family and group campsites, showers, restrooms, picnic areas, hiking trails (6 miles), visitor center, exhibits (é).
Activities:Camping, fishing, hiking, wildlife viewing, agate hunting, guided tours, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Located in the heart of California's coast redwood country, the park features a reconstructed Yurok Indian Village and a native plant garden, as well as Agate Beach, where visitors can hunt for semi-precious stones at low tide. A dramatic shoreline ranging from broad sandy beaches to sheer cliffs that rise high above the Pacific Ocean offers great opportunities to explore tide pools, search for agates and driftwood, or watch whales and sea lions.
Address:4150 Patrick's Point Dr
Trinidad, CA 95570

Phone:707-677-3570
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=417
Size: 652 acres

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Six miles north of the town lies Patrick's Point State Park, where you can sift through the coarse sands of Agate Beach, visit the curious "octopus forest," scale a sea stack for a commanding view of sea and land, or take a turn through a small natural history museum.
A forest- and meadow-covered headland, 625-acre Patrick's Point State Park lies 6 miles north of Trinidad.