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Spanish Ridge Trail

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A remote, scenic, and steep trail to reach the magical Lost Coast.


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5.0

Miles

8.0

KM

Point to Point

2,404' 733 m

High

44' 14 m

Low

356' 109 m

Up

2,560' 780 m

Down

11%

Avg Grade (6°)

58%

Max Grade (30°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Views · Wildflowers

Open year-round, vehicular access from Telegraph Ridge Road is from April 1 - November 1 each year.

Description

The Spanish Ridge Trail is a steep and scenic trail that provides access to the Lost Coast Trail. The trail can be combined to form a 13.1-mile loop when connected with the 4.0 mile Kinsey Ridge Trail and 2.3 mile section of Telegraph Ridge Road, including 2.1 miles on the Lost Coast Trail that is passable at all tides. The trail is a singletrack grassy path with outstanding views of the Lost Coast. The trail is accessed by the Telegraph Ridge Road. No water is available on Spanish Ridge Trail.

Flora & Fauna

Whales, sea lions, dolphins, wildflowers, hawks and sea birds.

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Shared By:

Dara Zimmerman

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  3.5 from 2 votes

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Sep 16, 2020
Valerie Norton
Cooskie to the bottom: https://valhikes.blogspot.com/2020/09/lost-coast-cooskie-creek-lake-ridge-and.html
Jun 13, 2019
Ramon V