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Patrick's Point Loop

Intermediate

Trail

3.9 mile 6.2 kilometer loop
91% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 548' 167 m
Descent: -558' -170 m
High: 286' 87 m
Low: 144' 44 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 16% (9°)

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Trail shared by Dara Zimmerman

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

Dara Zimmerman

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.

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#205

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#1,361

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Photos

Patrick's Point Rim Trail.
May 2, 2017 near Westhav…, CA
Mussel Rocks Trail.
May 2, 2017 near Westhav…, CA
A big rock on Patrick's Point Rim Trail.
May 2, 2017 near Westhav…, CA
Palmers Point - Patrick's Point State Park.
May 2, 2017 near Westhav…, CA
Agate Beach
Aug 8, 2017 near Westhav…, CA
Stairs to Mussel Rocks off Patrick's Point Rim Trail.
May 4, 2017 near Westhav…, CA

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