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Elk Head to Trinidad Beach is a 1.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Trinidad, California that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, and fishing and is best used from April until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 1.4 mi Elevation gain 134 ft Route type Out & Back

Dogs on leash

Kid friendly

Fishing

Hiking

Running

Beach

Forest

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Photos (35)
Recordings (11)
Completed (50)
Haley Uriz
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Hiking

Love this trail, the coast along Trinidad never disappoints. The wildflowers were also in bloom

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DoctorofaCertainSize .
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Hiking

Lovely trail through a rainforest to a cove and beach. I would say it’s actually easy (just one short steep climb), but is not friendly for disabled people due to that steep section. Very kid and dog friendly. Just a lovely lovely area. Combine a few of the trails here and make a whole day of it.

Jacob mizukami
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Hiking

really good trail. easy, very dog friendly, very beautiful, lots of shade, beautiful bridges and little streams, the beach it leads out to is beautiful if you have never been. only downside is lots of Spurs and forks so be careful. highly recommended.

Derek Low
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Hiking

Absolutely beautiful views! Well worth it!!

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Bill Crain
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Enjoyable simple trail that ends up at the beach near Trinidad, Took a few photos but not of the beach. I got distracted throwing a stick in the surf for my lab, Brook,... Nice little stream and a couple of bridges. Way too many spur trails along the way, Found two couples a bit lost due to the confusing spurs along the trail.

katina holderman
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Beth F.
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Cathy B.
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Vicky Colaleo
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Brian Sennello
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Erin M.
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Tenaya Davis
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Faryn Guild
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Tina Rathbun
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Robert Rue
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