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Lost Coast Trail

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Lost Coast Trail

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Eureka Scavenger Hunt: From Wood To Wonder!
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Eureka Scavenger Hunt: From Wood To Wonder!

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DJ B wrote a review Jan 2020
Mountain View, California70 contributions19 helpful votes
We have a Ford Escape. On sections of this road, we were driving 10 miles an hour trying to avoid the potholes. On other sections, the pavement was perfect. If you watch where you are diving, any vehicle can drive this road. You don't need a FWD vehicle. The scenery was spectacular. We did the full drive which took us 4 hours including stops along the way to admire the views and walk on the beach.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Shilpa wrote a review Aug 2019
Mountain View, California72 contributions29 helpful votes
This was a great hike but parking was a nightmare here. There wasnt proper signage out there. other than that this was a great hike from ferndale
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Date of experience: April 2019
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Kieran P wrote a review Aug 2019
San Francisco, California157 contributions41 helpful votes
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You need a permit for this trail, which is good because it drastically limits how many people can be on it and makes it so that it stays relatively untouched wilderness. Most of the hike we couldn't see anybody except our own group. I've been on a good few backpacking trips and had just finished a high altitude trek, so I was kinda expecting this one to be a breeze. It's not challenging from a cardio perspective because it literally at sea level and pretty much no elevation changes. However, walking on sand or loose pebbles and rocks for 3 days with a full backpack is pretty rough. The sand is usually sloped because it's the beach, so that is also rough. And of course, there is pretty much no shade, so it can get pretty hot. We did the northern half of the trail in 3 days, 2 nights (Mattole Beach to Shelter Cove). It is important to plan out each day because there are parts which are only accessible during low tide. You need to look at a tide chart for your dates, but on day 1 we started at 7:30am, on day 2 at 10am and day 3 at 10:30am in order to time the tides correctly. Our campsite after day 1 was beautiful, on a little bluff overlooking the beach and ocean. However, it was completely open and the wind REALLY picked up at night. The tent my in-laws were in actually broke from the wind in the middle of the night. For day 2, we prioritized a sheltered area for the campsite. We found a really nice area in the woods that was very protected, BUT there was poison oak all around. We were super careful and I think we avoided it, but it was risky. We saw lots of wildlife on the hike which was really really cool: seals, elephant seals, starfish, anenomes, sea urchins, muscles, deer, river otters, lizards, and lots of birds. We did also see bear poop and bear tracks on the beach, which was pretty cool. Definitely recommend this hike, but be rest for some sore muscles!
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Date of experience: July 2019
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casimirot909 wrote a review Jul 2019
Los Angeles, California61 contributions21 helpful votes
We drove from the Ave of the Redwoods to the Lost Coast...beautiful drive through redwoods. The road is narrow and many curves. As you drive out of the redwoods, you begin to go through a prairie like area, then dramatically the crashing waves of the lost coast. The ride is like a roller coaster with the ocean following you for miles. As you drive away and up the mountain towards Ferndale, look back and check out the view of the spectacular coast. We were there during sunset and it was awe-inspiring. At Ferndale, grab an ice cream cone to match the Victorian old town.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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bearstate1 wrote a review May 2019
San Francisco, California80 contributions19 helpful votes
I'd never imagine seeing the Lost Coast. We took a road in Ferndale leading up to it. It was quite treacherous. Narrow, tree-lined, desolate...but intriguing! A 4-wheel drive would be useful, NO big cars or campers for sure!
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Date of experience: April 2019
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