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Best trails in Little River

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Looking for a great trail near Little River, California? AllTrails has 6 great wildlife trails, forest trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Russian Gulch State Park or Mendocino Headlands State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Point Cabrillo Light Station State Historic Park or Schooner Gulch State Beach. Ready for some activity? There are 4 moderate trails in Little River ranging from 4.4 to 8.3 miles and from 3 to 600 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Little River
Top trails (6)
#1 - Fern Canyon Scenic Trail
Van Damme State Park
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Length: 8.3 mi • Est. 3 h 54 m
Fern Canyon Scenic Trail is a 8.3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Little River, California that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity optionsShow more
#2 - Old Logging Road - Fern Canyon Loop
Van Damme State Park
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 2 h 6 m
Old Logging Road - Fern Canyon Loop is a 4.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Little River, California that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of acShow more
#3 - Little River Blowhole Trail
Little River, California
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Length: 0.3 mi • Est. 9 m
This is a very short trail to see a very large blow hole that is approximately 60 feet deep and maybe the same or larger in diameter. The blow hole is connected to the ocean by a tunnel that fills witShow more
#4 - Pygmy Forest Discovery Trail
Van Damme State Park
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Length: 0.2 mi • Est. 5 m
Short nature hike through a grove of 100 year old trees stunted by poor soil conditions. You are about to see a forest where nature, practicing a form of bonsai, has created vegetation that is dwarfedShow more
#5 - Van Damme Sea Cave Kayak Route
Little River, California
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Length: 1.7 mi
Van Damme Sea Cave Kayak Route is a 1.7 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Little River, California that offers the chance to see wildlife. The trail is good for all skill levels.Show more
#6 - Albion River Kayak
Little River, California
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Length: 5.6 mi
Albion River Kayak is a 5.6 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Little River, California that features a river. The trail is rated as moderate.Show more