Hiker's hip pocket Guide to the Mendocino Coast


Trail #1, Page 25: New Chinquapin TrailĘ branches west off main trail south of peak, descending to a water source and Nick's Camp, then looping back to main trail.

Page 31: Sinkyone's Needle Rock Visitor Center: No longer rents sleeping space, tap water there must now be purified.

Trail #13, Page 79: Dogs not allowed on beach during plover nesting season March 15 to September 15.

MacKerricher State Park, Page 76 and Trail#17, Page 91: Pudding Creek Trestle now restored, open to pedestrian and bicycle traffic. That means that MacKerricher State Park and Glass Beach/Pudding Creek Headlands are now easily connected for through hikes.

Trail #35, PagesĘ 166-171:

Montgomery Woods burned in the Summer 2008 wildfires. Most redwoods survived but much of undergrowth burned. Now reopened to hiking.

Trail #50, Page 217 & Trail #51, Page 221: FEES: Day Use now $5/vehicle. All sites now $20/night.

Trail #54, Page 228: Trail closed south of where it meets Blufftop Trail. No Access to Walk On Beach.

Page 241 (inside back cover): Big River State Park, Trail #4: Big washout at creek crossing before one mile. One can continue if one can scramble into gully and climb out on the far side, but it's not easy.

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