Coast Camp/Laguna Loop

MODERATE 33 reviews

Coast Camp/Laguna Loop is a 5.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Point Reyes Station, California that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
5.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
570 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

kid friendly

birding

camping

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

beach

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

no dogs

Take the Coast trail to the Coast Camp Trail. Enjoy stunning vistas along the way. Beginning in a grassy meadow, this trail climbs to the top of a low ridge. The climb is sometimes a narrow trail, with worn paths at different levels. Watch your footing as you proceed up the trail. As you get to the top of the ridge, the trail flattens out, and leads you through a few fields and meadows full of tall grasses. Keep an eye out for rabbits, coyotes, deer, and raccoons. The trail then starts to head downhill, toward the ocean. You can see Coast Camp straight ahead during the descent, it is tucked behind the ridge next to the ocean. There is water and toilets available at Coast Camp, useful to hit before turning around to head home via the Laguna Trail.

hiking
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1 month ago

it is beautiful, easy, and peaceful. the trail is easy to follow and the coastal section offers views of the cliffs and 10 mile beaches. My only complaint is that the 1.7 miles back along the gravel path is not as interesting as the first 3 miles. would walk the path again, but turn around and go back up the other way once the path turns from the coast.

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backpacking
5 months ago

hiking
6 months ago

Great hike. Hike at beginning than a walk for the rest of the trail.

6 months ago

hiking
9 months ago

We enjoyed stopping on the beach halfway through the hike. We saw two deer right off the path to the beach.

hiking
11 months ago

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hiking
11 months ago

camping
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Stayed overnight at coast camp (note - you need to reserve online). It was foggy and there was overcast and a light breeze during our stay. Definitely check the weather before heading to the trail. We took laguna trail and expect a slight ascent at the beginning and on your way back to the trailhead.

Monday, July 25, 2016

hiking
Sunday, July 03, 2016