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Kortum Trail: Shell Beach to Blind Beach

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Sonoma Coast State Park

Kortum Trail: Shell Beach to Blind Beach is a 4.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Jenner, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

Length 4.4 mi Elevation gain 643 ft Route type Out & Back

Kid friendly

Hiking

Nature trips

Walking

Bird watching

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Beach

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Trail starts at the Shell Beach parking lot, staying along the coast the whole way. Climbing a small peak provides a great view of Goat Rock.

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Emily Mann
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This was an absolutely beautiful hike with many options to increase difficulty or duration. Breathtaking views. Highly recommend.

Nichola Fitzsimmons
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Nice little hike, a little windy, but beautiful and pretty easy.

Allison Dennis
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Went June 9th, 2020. Not closed. Been here a few times, love the trail.

Lester Martini
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Marzia Della Corte
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Carroll Eisenhart
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Some great coastal views, but the trail also veers away from the coast through less interesting grasslands. Highlight is the saddle peak that overlooks Goat Rock beach.

Frank Tiesma
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High points: side trip from the parking lot to the beach and view from the peak.

Tiffanny Bland Bernsee
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It was foggy when we started, but cleared up as we ended. Lovely views and wildflowers.

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Dan Barnett
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Great there and back trail. Take the side trail down to the beach.

Rosy Vilela
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Nice walk

Elliot Simon
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Zoli Somogyi
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Susan Treleaven
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Cris Cri
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Sarah Miller
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Krista Brown
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Martin and Brenda Johns
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Jay Bhatnagar
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George Lin
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Matt Draluck
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Troy Daigle
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Juliet Simens
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Jon Valez
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Scott Blunk
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Fawn Marie
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Cherie C.
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Yaron Shiba
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Cheyenne Stevens
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Ginger Tate
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S E
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