Lost Coast Central Stretch

MODERATE 9 reviews
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Lost Coast Central Stretch is a 9.1 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Shelter Cove, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, and backpacking and is best used from April until November.

DISTANCE
9.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
305 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Point to Point

backpacking

camping

hiking

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.

7 months ago

Amazing black sand beach. Sublime.

backpacking
Sunday, June 11, 2017

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

hiking
4 months ago

backpacking
11 months ago

hiking
11 months ago

hiking
Sunday, July 09, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday, June 13, 2016