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blue Parker Creek Trail

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0.3 mile 0.4 kilometer point to point
79% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -141' -43 m
High: 180' 55 m
Low: 40' 12 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 10% (6°)
Max Grade: 34% (19°)

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Trail shared by Dara Zimmerman

A forested short trail with steps to access beautiful Old Home Beach.

Dara Zimmerman

Features Birding · Views · Wildlife

Open year-round.

Runner Notes

The trail can be run easily for the first section, which turns into stairs that could be a fun challenge.

Description

Parker Creek Trail is a short access trail to the southern end of stunning Old Home (Indian) Beach in Trinidad. The beach offers spectacular views of the the central Humboldt coast and Trinidad Head, with ample wildlife viewing including whales close to shore. The trailhead is located on the southeastern edge of Trinidad, and the trail can be connected to the Trinidad Lighthouse by running down the beach. The trail is singletrack gravel and dirt with a section of wooden stairs, and the potential for muddy areas. There are private properties surrounding the trail so be sure to follow the signage and only park at the designated area on View Road.

Flora & Fauna

Sitka spruce, huckleberry, blackberry, whales, dolphins, sea lions, hawks, seabirds.

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#3

in Trinidad

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#3

in Trinidad

#3,587

in California

#30,005

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