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McKinleyville Interpretive Trail

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A fun trail through a Sitka spruce forest with view of the Mad River and Pacific Ocean.


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Map Key

0.8

Miles

1.3

KM

Point to Point

106' 32 m

High

32' 10 m

Low

73' 22 m

Up

120' 37 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

14%

Max Grade (8°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · River/Creek · Views · Wildlife

Open year-round.

Description

This route is a popular dog walking and running trail through a Sitka spruce forest in McKinleyville. The trail offers spectacular ocean views, quiet benches, and connection to the Hammond Trail.

Flora & Fauna

Sitka spruce, sea lions, whales, dolphin, hawks, sea birds.

Contacts

Shared By:

Dara Zimmerman

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#3,650

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Feb 9, 2021
Valerie Norton
Had to hike the creek before turning around: https://valhikes.blogspot.com/2021/02/mad-river-bluffs-and-hammond-trail.html