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Patrick's Point State Park - Site # 158

Background: This rugged, wooded headland juts into the Pacific Ocean, providing spectacular views and great habitat for marine birds and mammals, including gray whales (especially spring). Songbirds inhabit its lush forests.?Headland trails lead to views of offshore sea stacks populated by black oystercatchers and other marine birds, some of which nest here. Palmer?s Point is known for its tidepools and as a favorite haul-out site for harbor seals and sea lions.
Visit a recreated Yurok village - 'Sum?g' - consisting of traditional style family houses, a sweat house, changing houses, a redwood canoe, and a dance house. The village is used by the local Yuroks for education of their youth and to share their culture with the public. Adjacent to Sum?g Village is a native plant garden where you will find native plants that were used for baskets, food and medicine

The Habitat: Spruce Forset 70% Alders 20$ Meadows 10%

The Experience: Rocky outcroppings nect to the sea, prisine tide-pools.

Wildlife and Where to Find It: Car, trails and overlooks

Viewing Tips: Fall through spring, with good year-round viewing. Need at least 2-4 hours. Entry Fee. Please don't feed the raccoons or bears.

Site Notes: Located about 30 miles north of Eureka.

Nearby Viewing Sites: Humboldt Lagoons State Park
Trinidad State Beach
Trinidad Head

Visitor Information: Redwood Empire Association - - http://www.redwoodempire.com/
Viewing Site Hours of Operation are:
Staff On-site: Yes
Open: Everday
Hours: 
Year Round: Yes

Road Information:   Paved. 
Road Hazards: no
 Number of Parking Spaces: 0
Parking Fee: Yes
Proximity to viewing area:close
 Pull-Through Parking: Yes
Parking Notes: 

How to Get There: From Eureka, take Highway 101 for 5 miles north of Trinidad. Turn west on Patrick's Point Drive.

Contact Information
Managing Agency: California State Parks
Agency Site URL: 
Physical Address:4150 Patrick's Point Drive
Trinidad, CA 95570
Agency 2:
, CA
Manager Phone:(707) 677-3570
Site Phone:(707) 677-3570
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