Located just south of Trinidad Moonstone Beach is easily accessible and offers amazing views of headlands and the surrounding redwood forest. This is a great beach for rock climbing, tide pooling, surfing, kayaking, or simply strolling. Moonstone Beach has it, including a super cool sea cave to its north end that you will not want to miss.
Trinidad State Beach is an easily accessed location just north of the Trinidad Harbor and pier. Here you will find a long stretch of sandy beach that is perfectly pet friendly. There is plenty of parking available and the “Trinidad Head” Trailhead is situated at the south end of the parking lot. Be sure to hike the head if you are wanting to see some seriously incredible ocean views.
If you are into a more secluded feel, wander down to College Cove Beach located just north of Trinidad State Beach. The hiking trails at College Cove take you out along the bluffs and allow you to explore the forest a bit as well as discover incredible vista points along the way. The beach itself is sheltered and curved making it a great spot for sunbathing or a nice picnic. A true hidden gem.
Baker Beach is a popular, public (and nude) white sand beach in Trinidad. The landscape here is unlike many other beaches you'll see along the California Coast. Explore tide pools or simply take in the scenery of large offshore rocks and spruce-fir-red alder forest. Everywhere you look is picturesque.
This popular stop on Trinidad’s scenic drive is perhaps the most stunning beach in all of Trinidad.Massive rock formations line this stretch of coastline and there are plenty of tide pools to explore. Here you will also find plenty of wildlife and birds, Since dogs are allowed here, you can play a game of fetch.There is plenty of parking available and dogs are welcome!