Coastal Trail (Hidden Beach Section)
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Coastal Hiking Trail – California
Location: Redwood National Park, Del Norte County, CA
Difficulty: Easy – Moderate
Users: Dogs, horses, and bikes not permitted. No wheelchair access.
Features: Klamath Overlook, ocean views, whale sightings (winter and early spring), hidden Beach, coastal bluffs, rocky cliffs
There are a number of coastal hikes in California as well as the Pacific Northwest. Among them is the California Trail (Hidden Beach Section). It is located in Redwood National Park in Del Norte County in California. The trail highlights the Klamath Section of the Coastal Trail. It is a steep, spruce-covered cliff high above the ocean. Most of the trail is wooded. On the other hand, the last half mile features a picturesque view of the ocean. Prior being known as the Coastal Trail, it is known as the Hidden Beach Section of the Coastal Trail.
Top 3 Adventure Hacks
1) Bring a camera
The trail highlights the Klamath Section of the Coastal Trail. It is a steep, spruce-covered cliff high above the ocean. To add, the last half mile features a picturesque view of the ocean. Don’t forget to take a picture!
2) Use a comfortable backpack
Long treks on technical terrain can be very straining. Thus, it is important to use a backpack that fits perfectly and curves according to your spine.
3) Don’t get lost
Trails can go for miles. Of course, you don’t want to get lost! A map, GPS, compass are essential devices that can help you located campsites, water, and an emergency exit route in case of emergency.