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blue Coastal Trail: DeMartin

Trail

3.1 mile 4.9 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 300' 91 m
Descent: -911' -278 m
High: 740' 226 m
Low: 70' 21 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 23% (13°)

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Trail shared by Kristen Arendt

A beautiful hike through old-growth Sitka spruce, western hemlock, Douglas-fir, and redwoods.

Kristen Arendt

Features Views · Wildlife

Family Friendly Though a bit long for youngsters, hike out far enough to have a tasty snack and make some unforgettable memories.

Description

This section of the Coastal Trail is a treat as this moderate trail meanders along the coastline through impressive forests of Sitka spruce, western hemlock, Douglas-fir, and redwoods. The trail also passes through several prairie bald spots where hikers can enjoy sweeping panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. The wooded sections are lined with berries in season too, so you can enjoy a tasty treat along your hike.

This trail also provides access to the Demartin Primitive Campground which has ten backcountry campsite with toilets.

Flora & Fauna

Sitka spruce, western hemlock, Douglas-fir, redwoods, and berry bushes.

Contacts

Land Manager: NPS - Redwood

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