Point Arena-Stornetta Unit of the California Coastal National Monument

EASY 11 reviews

Point Arena-Stornetta Unit of the California Coastal National Monument is a 5.2 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Point Arena, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
5.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
321 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dog friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

beach

views

wild flowers

wildlife

hiking
1 month ago

hiking
1 month ago

hiking
4 months ago

Easy cliff-top dirt path with amazing coastal views.

5 months ago

9 months ago

Spectacular view with so much wind.
Be careful with cows and their poops. Nobody but we were there, which made us feel we were on another planet.
It is not just 180 but 270 degree ocean view!
You can tell our planet, Earth, is spherical by looking at the ocean horizon.

Sunday, August 21, 2016

hiking
Saturday, August 20, 2016

Beautiful walk along the coast. Great for all skill levels. Mostly flat path- a slight incline above the falls. Stunning views and it takes you to Stornetta Falls which falls over the bluff into the ocean- at least during the Winter and Spring. Since it is mid August it is just a small waterfall on top of the bluff. Also have a view of Sea Lion Rocks. Saw about 10 seals in the water during our hike. Also saw many Pelicans flying overhead:) Parking at the trailhead is free and there is a porta potty. This hike was a great addition to our visit to the Point Arena Lighthouse:)

hiking
Saturday, July 23, 2016

Monday, May 30, 2016

Stunning

walking
Monday, May 09, 2016

Easy walk, but amazing views. Birds, Harbor seals and whale watching.

Monday, September 28, 2015