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College Cove Trail

Intermediate

Trail

0.7 mile 1.2 kilometer point to point
91% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 74' 23 m
Descent: -119' -36 m
High: 230' 70 m
Low: 146' 45 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 12% (7°)

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Trail shared by Dara Zimmerman

Run through Sitka spruce forest from Trinidad to College Cove.

Dara Zimmerman

Features Birding · Views

Runner Notes

Watch out for tree roots.

Description

This trail is a doubletrack forested route that connects Trinidad State Beach with College Cove Beach. The forest is well shaded and known for mushrooms and ferns. Great views can be found at the start of the trail.

Flora & Fauna

Sitka spruce trees, ferns, mushrooms, blackberry, thimbleberry and huckleberry.

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Sep 27, 2017
Dara Zimmerman

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A sturdy bridge aids your passage over Mill Creek along the College Cove Trail.
May 11, 2017 near Westhav…, CA
The College Cove Trail traverses lush undergrowth.
May 11, 2017 near Westhav…, CA
The College Cove Trail makes a beautiful traverse through the coastal forest.
May 11, 2017 near Westhav…, CA
The trees are quite windswept through this section of the College Cove Trail.
May 14, 2017 near Westhav…, CA
The upper bridge over Mill Creek on the College Cove Trail is quite sturdy.
May 11, 2017 near Westhav…, CA
The spur trail to College Cove Falls is a must if you're in the area.
May 11, 2017 near Westhav…, CA

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