Blind Beach Trail

MODERATE 8 reviews
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Blind Beach Trail is a 0.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Duncans Mills, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
0.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
124 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

birding

hiking

nature trips

surfing

walking

beach

views

wildlife

rocky

scramble

1 month ago

You can start the hike right from the street or drive all the way down to the beach but we stopped somewhere in between, at the blind beach sign. It’s a short zig zag down ending with a pretty cool staircase. The stairs are a bit difficult to traverse but once you are on the beach it’s definitely worth it! The beach is secluded with tons of driftwood, rocks, and oyster shells . We had a fun time exploring and letting the dogs roam around.

hiking
3 months ago

Although a very short hike, we ended our walk along the beach with this pretty little trail. The wildflowers are beautiful and the views are even better!

nature trips
5 months ago

Gorgeous path down to the beach with a wonderful variety of wildflowers and views. It’s another access point that connects to Goat Beach too (I’m guessing tides may be a factor). Great spot to bring your dog and run on the beach. Excellent bird watching beach as well. I really enjoyed the awesome cliffs, sedimentary rocks and scarfs. P. S. Take the Goat Rock Beach exit (Blind Beach is in smaller text) off Hwy 1 and the small paved parking lot will be the first one on your left. Bathrooms were closed when we were there on a Sun but generally the ones down by Goat Rock are open.

walking
11 months ago

Extremely steep wooden rail staircase at end of trail. It was very difficult to climb down with dogs.

hiking
Monday, July 03, 2017

This trail is definitely not easy, it should be rated as moderate to difficult due to the extremely steep and narrow grade and loose footing.

walking
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Use this short path to access gorgeous Goat Rock Beach, for a quintessential moody Northern California coastal walk.

hiking
5 months ago

Sunday, July 09, 2017