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Best trails in Point Arena

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Explore the most popular trails near Point Arena with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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Map of trails in Point Arena
Top trails (4)
#1 - Point Arena-Stornetta Unit of the California Coastal National Monument
Point Arena, California
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Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 2 h 28 m
#2 - Schooner Gulch & Bowling Ball Beaches
Schooner Gulch State Beach
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 43 m
As of June 2020, trails, beaches and day use areas are open. Parking may be limited. For more info: https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=446 Please note: “Bowling Ball” formations are only visible at low tide. When you park on Highway 1 you will see a sign that shows the bowling ball beach information. The trail to the bowling balls is at the beginning of the parking area and goes through a meadow before heading down to the beach.Show more
#3 - Pelican Bluffs Trail
Pelican Bluffs Reserve
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 36 m
The Pelican Bluffs Preserve and Coastal trail was completed by the Mendocino Land Trust (MLT) in 2017. The preserve is home to the endangered Point Arena Mountain Beaver and several rare plants. The trail offers ocean views from high white cliffs. For more information visit https://www.mendocinolandtrust.org/trails/southern-coastal-trails/pelican-bluffs-trail/Show more
#4 - Point Arena Lighthouse Nature Trail
California Coastal National Monument
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 21 m
There is a $5 entrance fee.Show more