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Patrick's Point Loop

Easy/Intermediate
 4.5 (2) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

An ultra-scenic coastal loop through the best of breathtaking Patrick's Point State Park.


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Map Key

3.9

Miles

6.2

KM

91%

Runnable

286' 87 m

High

144' 44 m

Low

548' 167 m

Up

558' 170 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

Dogs No Dogs

Features Birding · Views · Wildlife

Dogs are not allowed on trails, only leashed on paved roads.

Overview

A great loop run to explore all that Patrick's Point State Park has to offer.

Runner Notes

This loop is excellent trail for running. Dogs are not allowed on gravel trails, only leashed on paved roads. Watch out for cars on the road portion of the loop.

Description

The Patrick's Point Loop combines the best dirt and gravel trail with the most scenic park access road, capturing the highlights of Patrick's Point State Park.

The trail begins at the beautiful Agate Beach Overlook and takes the Patrick's Point Rim Trail along the coast to incredible panoramic views from Palmer's Point. The trail circles back on the access road, returning to the Agate Beach Overlook parking area.

Multiple spur trails can be added to the loop trail for a longer outing.

Flora & Fauna

Mountain lion, deer, eagles, hawks, sea birds, sea lions, otters, whales, dolphins, Sitka spruce forest, huckleberry, salmon berry, thimble berry.

Contacts

Shared By:

Dara Zimmerman

Trail Ratings

  4.5 from 2 votes

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  4.5 from 2 votes
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#386

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#2,676

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Photos

The coast to the south from Palmer's Point.
Jul 6, 2020 near Westhav…, CA
Mussel Rocks Trail.
May 2, 2017 near Westhav…, CA
Palmers Point - Patrick's Point State Park.
May 2, 2017 near Westhav…, CA
Patrick's Point Rim Trail.
May 2, 2017 near Westhav…, CA
A big rock on Patrick's Point Rim Trail.
May 2, 2017 near Westhav…, CA
Agate Beach
Aug 8, 2017 near Westhav…, CA

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