Explore Trinidad State Beach in California

Family friendly Trinidad State Beach is a charming destination offering stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, scenic bluffs dotted with spruce trees, fabulous tide pools, and colorful wildflowers in the spring. An easy trail leads visitors through the woods to the beach, where searching for shells, watching for local wildlife and playing along the shore are favorite activities. Tucked in a secluded cove, just minutes away from Trinidad Village, this quiet beach is the perfect spot to spend a day exploring the great outdoors. Open daily, sunrise to sunset. Free
Trinidad State Beach offers a few visitor facilities for public use. Restrooms are located near the beach parking area. Picnic tables and barbecue stoves are also open for public use on a first come first served basis. Visit www.redwoods.info/showrecord.asp?id=1626 for more information. Visitors can take the short hike through the woods from Trinidad State Beach to reach this sheltered beach area. Lots of tidepools and rocks are perfect for exploring and the natural arch is a stunning addition to sightseeing at the beach. The hike to College Cove can be a challenge, so it could be difficult for small children.

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