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Fleener Creek Trail

Intermediate/Difficult

Trail

0.5 mile 0.9 kilometer point to point
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -311' -95 m
High: 334' 102 m
Low: 24' 7 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 11% (6°)
Max Grade: 19% (11°)

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Trail shared by Dara Zimmerman

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A steep trail to an isolated and stunning beach on the northern Lost Coast.

Dara Zimmerman

Features Birding · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Open year-round; check road conditions before visiting. The trail is muddy and difficult in winter.

Description

Fleener Creek is a steep half mile trail down to an isolated beach in Lost Coast Headlands. The trail is dirt singletrack with several switchbacks, and a large pile of driftwood debris at the end of the trail could prevent access for those unable to climb over/around it.

Flora & Fauna

Whale watching, dolphins, sea lions, birds,

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Jul 8, 2018
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Check out the scenic ranch on Fleener Creek while in the Lost Coast Headlands.
May 27, 2017 near Ferndale, CA
Fleener Creek Beach is a beautiful sight below the Lost Coast Headlands.
May 27, 2017 near Ferndale, CA
Navigate the driftwood obstacle course to enter Fleener Creek Beach.
May 27, 2017 near Ferndale, CA
The Fleener Creek Trail descends that hill to the beach below.
May 27, 2017 near Ferndale, CA

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