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Seabird Colonies Off the Coast of Trinidad, California

“There is symbolic as well as actual beauty in the migration of the birds, the ebb and flow of the tides, the folded bud ready for the spring. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature – the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after the winter.” ~ Rachel Carson, … Continued

Stay One More Day

Here’s What Else You See When You Stay One More Day: In Trinidad Indian Beach / Old Home Beach See amazingly large driftwood at the site of the ancient Tsurai Indian Village. Take the steps down to the beach, head south to Parker Creek Trail, and then return through town. Trinidad State Beach Park So … Continued

Finding Moonstones

What is a moonstone? Moonstone is a translucent, bluish-white mineral with a mysterious sheen. Mined all over the world, it is a popular choice for jewelry. And yes, sometimes beautiful moonstone pebbles wash up on California beaches. Dogs Can Howl at Moonstone Beach Dogs are allowed off leash at Moonstone Beach! The Park is at … Continued

Beautiful Coastal Views, Great Fishing, and Amazing Chowder at Trinidad Pier

If you’re looking for a beautiful location for fishing off a pier, taking an exploratory walk while beachcombing, or savoring some of the best clam chowder the California coast has to offer, look no further than Trinidad Pier. Just a 5-minute drive from Emerald Forest Cabins and RV, the pier juts out into the Trinidad … Continued

Easy and Delicious Meal Ideas for Camping

Meal Ideas for Camping Campfire Seaside Surf Packets For this recipe, we welcome you to Trinidad on the Northern California coast, where you can pick up fresh, local seafood to use your campfire packet. Ingredients (8 servings) 1/2 cup of unsalted butter 1 Tbs grated lemon peel 32 clams in shell, scrubbed 32 uncooked shrimp, … Continued

Support Local Business in Trinidad, California

Support Local Business Where to Shop Located just off main street, you can find a quaint gift shop call Sea Around Us featuring shells, beads, leathers, dentalium, cut abalone shell, vintage mother of pearl buttons, shoe buttons, and other handcrafted treasures. The Trinidad Art Gallery is an art cooperative and retail shop showcasing local, original … Continued

Discover Humboldt County’s Beautiful Sue-meg State Park

Due to its storied past, local Native American tribal leaders and historians had been pushing for a name change for this very park since its adoption in 1963. As recently as the first weekend in October 2021, the California State Park and Recreation Commission voted to rename the park from Patrick’s Point State Park to … Continued

Best Road Trip Tips For Your Next Adventure

Tidy Up Your Vehicle A great way to start your road trip is with a clean vehicle. Clutter and garbage can really spoil the mood, especially a few days into the trip. So, spend some time cleaning and organizing before you depart. If you want to go the extra mile, wipe down all the hard … Continued

The Best Restaurants in Trinidad, California

Larrupin Café ($$$$) Opened in 1983, fine dining is the name of the game at Larrupin Café. Using home-grown herbs, local produce, local wine and beer, and a mesquite barbecue, this is American steakhouse cuisine at its best. The restaurant’s eclectic interior is adorned with Chinese rugs as tablecloths and rare Indian and local artwork … Continued

Paddle Your Way Around The Trinidad Coast

Paddle the Trinidad Coast Big Lagoon This body of water is separated from the ocean by a small sandbar which protects it from water swell, making it a much more easy-going experience than paddling in the aggressive Pacific waters. Some of the local scenery here includes sandy beaches, wetlands, and forests which are home to … Continued

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753 Patricks Point Dr. Trinidad, CA 95570
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