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#44 of 90 state parks in California

Best trails in Salt Point State Park

263 Reviews
Looking for a great trail in Salt Point State Park, California? AllTrails has 12 great hiking trails, dogs no trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 6 easy trails in Salt Point State Park ranging from 1 to 6.6 miles and from 49 to 751 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

Situated on the rugged coastline of northern California, Salt Point State Park features rocky cliffs, incredible views, grasslands, coves, forested hills, and forests. Whether you visit to picnic, hike, horseback ride, fish, or camp, this is a beautiful place to unwind and recreate. The park boasts miles of hiking trails along the coast and inland.

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Map of trails in Salt Point State Park
Park information
Acreage:
6,000 acres
Park hours
Monday
dawn - dusk
Tuesday
dawn - dusk
Wednesday
dawn - dusk
Thursday
dawn - dusk
Friday
dawn - dusk
Saturday
dawn - dusk
Sunday
dawn - dusk
Contact
707-847-3221
Helpful links
Top trails (12)
#1 - Salt Point Trail to Stump Beach
Salt Point State Park
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 27 m
Please visit the park website for more updated information. https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=453Show more
#2 - Pygmy Forest Trail
Salt Point State Park
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 31 m
As of June 2020, this trail is experiencing partial closure (parking lot and bathrooms) and has limited visiting hours due to COVID-19. Please visit the park website for more updated information. https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=453 This walk highlights the self-guided interpretive efforts of Salt Point State Park, with trailside informational signage focusing on local vegetation identification. Access trail at the Woodside Campgrounds entrance on HWY 1. Expect a consistent uphill grade until you reach the Pygmy Forest area. The grade will be variable with plenty of level areas through to the southern end of the Prairie Meadows. After that, it's mostly downhill back down to HWY 1 and the coastal step.Show more
#3 - Salt Point and North Trail Loop
Salt Point State Park
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Length: 8 mi • Est. 4 h 7 m
As of June 2020, this trail is experiencing partial closure (parking lot and bathrooms) and has limited visiting hours due to COVID-19. Please visit the park website for more updated information. https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=453Show more
#4 - Stump Beach and Bluff Trail
Salt Point State Park
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 1 h 39 m
As of June 2020, this trail is experiencing partial closure (parking lot and bathrooms) and has limited visiting hours due to COVID-19. Please visit the park website for more updated information. https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=453Show more
#5 - Stump Beach Trail
Salt Point State Park
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 34 m
As of June 2020, this trail is experiencing partial closure (parking lot and bathrooms) and has limited visiting hours due to COVID-19. Please visit the park website for more updated information. https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=453Show more
#6 - Central Trail, North Trail, and Salt Point Trail
Salt Point State Park
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Length: 6.9 mi • Est. 3 h 33 m
As of June 2020, this trail is experiencing partial closure (parking lot and bathrooms) and has limited visiting hours due to COVID-19. Please visit the park website for more updated information. https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=453Show more
#7 - Salt Point-Stump Beach Trail
Salt Point State Park
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Length: 6.6 mi • Est. 3 h 15 m
As of June 2020, this trail is experiencing partial closure (parking lot and bathrooms) and has limited visiting hours due to COVID-19. Please visit the park website for more updated information. https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=453Show more
#8 - South Gerstle Trail and the Southern Bluffs
Salt Point State Park
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 24 m
As of June 2020, this trail is experiencing partial closure (parking lot and bathrooms) and has limited visiting hours due to COVID-19. Please visit the park website for more updated information. https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=453Show more
#9 - Salt Point Campground Coast Loop
Salt Point State Park
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 35 m
As of June 2020, this trail is experiencing partial closure (parking lot and bathrooms) and has limited visiting hours due to COVID-19. Please visit the park website for more updated information. https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=453Show more
#10 - Fisk Mill Cove to Horseshoe Point Trail
Salt Point State Park
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 31 m
As of June 2020, this trail is experiencing partial closure (parking lot and bathrooms) and has limited visiting hours due to COVID-19. Please visit the park website for more updated information. https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=453Show more
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