Lost Coast Central Stretch

MODERATE 6 reviews
#4 of 15 trails in

Lost Coast Central Stretch is a 17.6 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Shelter Cove, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
17.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
941 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dog friendly

backpacking

birding

camping

hiking

nature trips

rock climbing

walking

beach

views

wild flowers

Central portion of the Lost Coast Trail. Start in Shelter Cove, pack in to Gitchell Creek where you set up camp. Day hike to Shipman Lagoon and Big Beach, then back.

backpacking
3 months ago

hiking
3 months ago

hiking
5 months ago

backpacking
6 months ago

Beautiful backpacking trip in mid-70s to low 80 degree weather - Indian summer is the right time to do this hike.

7 months ago

Monday, June 13, 2016