Beaches

 

Agate Beach, Patrick’s Point State Park exit, Trinidad, CA
Baker Beach, Trinidad Scenic Drive - Nude beach
Big Lagoon County Park. north of Trinidad, off Hwy 101 at Big Lagoon exit.  Take right turn at end of road, go to boat ramp.
Centerville Beach County Park, Ferndale, CA, west of Ferndale
Clam Beach County Park, off Hwy 101, Clam Beach Exit
College Cove Trinidad Scenic Drive, Nude Beach
Crab Park, Ferndale, beach area Kinetic Sculpture Race
Day-use area with access to Eel River estuary, no fee, Day-use only, Limited parking
Freshwater Lagoon, right on Hwy 101, ocean on one side and freshwater lagoon other side of highway
Gold Bluffs Beach Campground, from Orick go west at Palm Cafe.  Parking area at end of road and walk in.
King Salmon, King Salmon Exit off Hwy 101 south of Eureka
Little River Beach State Park, off hwy 101 north of McKinleyville
Luffenholtz County Park, Trinidad Scenic Drive, off Hwy 101
Mad River County Park, McKinleyville, CA
Mattole/Shelter Cove Lost Coast Trail/Black Sands Beach 298 Dolphin Dr. Shelter Cove Wildcat Road from Ferndale NOTE:  Windy, no swimming, undertow
Petrolia/Wildcat Ridge Road NOTE:  Windy, no swimming, undertow
Samoa Dunes, Eureka area, Take Samoa Exit from Hwy 101 going west
Table Bluff, Loleta road off Hwy. 101 south of Eureka
Trinidad Beach, off Hwy 101, take Trinidad Town exit follow road all the way to the beach
Prairie Creek State Park Beach, off Hwy. 101 north of the town of Orick, take Prairie Creek State Beach/Fern Canyon, continue to the beach area.