Salt Point State Park


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Salt Point State Park


Location:On Highway 1, 90 miles north of San Francisco.
Facilities:109 family campsites, 20 walk-in campsites,10 hike/bike campsites, group camp, restrooms, picnic areas, hiking and equestrian trails (20 miles), paved mountain bike trails, underwater park, visitor center.
Activities:Camping, fishing, scuba diving, skin diving, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, wildlife viewing.
Special Features:Park has 6 miles of rugged coastline with rocky promontories, pounding surf, and panoramic views, as well as grasslands, prairies, and pygmy forests. The park includes Gerstle Cove Marine Reserve, one of the first underwater parks in California, where marine life is completely protected.
Address:c/o North Bay District Office
PO Box 123
Duncan Mills, CA 95430

Phone:707-847-3221
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=453
Size: 5,685 acres.

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Salt Point State Park This is one of the rare public parks where visitors can legally collect mushrooms (porcini season usually starts in November; contact rangers for more information).
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Salt Point State Park. Some 7 miles of rocky shoreline have excellent rockfishing; tidepooling is good in Gerstle Cove Reserve.