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Kortum Trail

Intermediate
 4.8 (12)

A trail with breathtaking coastal views on the bluffs above the Pacific.


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Map Key

3.6

Miles

5.8

KM

Point to Point

292' 89 m

High

40' 12 m

Low

356' 109 m

Up

249' 76 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

15%

Max Grade (9°)

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Description

Some parts of this trail are paved and accessible. There are some ascents/descents over uneven ground. Hikers will enjoy breathtaking views of the Sonoma coast. There is beach access in some locations.

Flora & Fauna

watch for poison oak

Contacts

Shared By:

Mark Friedmann

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  4.8 from 12 votes

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#334

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Photos

One of the many spots on Kortum Trail overlooking the beach and cliffs
Jun 19, 2018 near Bodega Bay, CA
Enjoy gorgeous coastal waters looking north at Furlong Gulch Beach.
Jul 3, 2017 near Bodega Bay, CA
Experience beautiful views looking north at Furlong Gulch Beach.
Jul 3, 2017 near Bodega Bay, CA
Wright's Beach from Kortum Trailhead shortly after sunrise
Jun 19, 2018 near Bodega Bay, CA
Ocean view from Sunset Boulders on Kortum Trail
Jun 19, 2018 near Monte Rio, CA
Cliffs within Sonoma Coast State Park
Jun 19, 2018 near Monte Rio, CA

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Apr 12, 2022
Maggie Hohle
3.9mi — 1h 19m
Feb 12, 2022
Z C
Walked south from Shell beach a few days ago and north from Shell Beach today. Great, easy Trail with stunning views of the coast.
Mar 22, 2020
Zach Moore
Jun 1, 2019
Mykl Westbrooks
Jan 13, 2018
Tilman Giese
Jul 15, 2017
John Hinson
Only did a portion, but beautiful views.
Jul 2, 2017
Randy Carnley
Jun 3, 2017
Harshani Peiris