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Old Home Beach Trail

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A short but steep staircase to beautiful Old Home Beach on Trinidad Bay.


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160' 49 m

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30' 9 m

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Up

130' 40 m

Down

31%

Avg Grade (17°)

40%

Max Grade (22°)

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Features Birding · Views · Wildlife

Open year-round.

Description

Old Home Beach Trail is a short but steep staircase hike from the scenic Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse. The trail offers two benches with spectacular views, and a beach filled with wildlife and panoramic views of the central Humboldt Coast and Trinidad Bay. A loop trail can be made by hiking down Old Home Beach and up the Parker Creek Trail.

Flora & Fauna

Sitka spruce, blackberry, whales, dolphins, sea lions, hawks, sea birds.

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Shared By:

Dara Zimmerman

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#3,651

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Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse at Old Home Beach trailhead.
May 26, 2017 near Westhav…, CA
Old Home Beach Trail staircase.
May 26, 2017 near Westhav…, CA
View of central Humboldt coast from the Old Home Beach Trail.
May 26, 2017 near Westhav…, CA
The less substantial steps to the beach can be muddy and steep.
May 26, 2017 near Westhav…, CA
Descending down to the beach on the Old Home Beach Trail.
May 26, 2017 near Westhav…, CA
Old Home Beach staircase.
May 26, 2017 near Westhav…, CA

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Mar 6, 2021
Valerie Norton
https://valhikes.blogspot.com/2021/03/trinidad-head-lighthouse-and-old-home.html