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Photo by Jim Popenoe

Jim’s “Explore Trinidad” Website

Let's Explore Trinidad, California! – a photo tour of the Trinidad coast

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Natural Setting

Landforms and geology

Native flora

Weather and climate

The following web pages are arranged north-to-south:

Explorer's Maps

Introduction

About the maps

Trinidad State Beach

Town of Trinidad

Trinidad Beach and Head

Scenic Drive

Aerial Photos

Aerial photo index

Orick from west

Orick from south

Stone Lagoon

Big Lagoon

Patrick's Point

Trinidad from above

Trinidad from west

Trinidad from south

Orick and the Redwood Parks

Introduction

Orick Valley

Elk Meadow

Trillium Falls

Ladybird Johnson Grove

The Bald Hills

Big Lagoon Park

Introduction

Children at play

Sailing on lagoon

Kayaking

Rafting

Windsurfing

View of Patrick's Point

Big Lagoon bar

Big Lagoon surf

Agate hunting

Brown pelicans

Wading birds

Vegetation types

Tule marsh

White egret

Blue heron

Coots

Roosevelt elk

Patrick's Point State Park

Introduction

Agate Beach

Surf play at Agate Beach

Agate hunting

Ceremonial Rock

Octopus trees

Old-growth Sitka spruce

Rim Trail

Rocks in fog

View toward Big Lagoon

Trail to Big Lagoon

Wedding Rock in summer

Wedding Rock in winter

Rocky Point

Boys explore Rocky Point

Harbor seals on rocks

Close-up of seals

Beach Creek Group Camp

Frisby at Beach Creek

Trail to Palmer's Point

Palmer's Point

Park visitor center

Inside visitor center

Canoe and Sumeg intro

Sumeg FAQ

Sumeg dance pit

Sumeg plank house

Door into plank house

Plank house interior

Sweat house

Scotty Point

North from Scotty Point

South from Scotty Point

Trinidad Beach and Elk Head

Trinidad Beach

View of Elk Head

Trinidad Beach at low tide

Summer surf at Trinidad Beach

Winter surfer at Trinidad Beach

Pewetole from Trinidad Beach

Pewetole at sunset

Flatiron Rock

Grandmother Rock

Blank Rock at sunset

The sea arch

College Cove

Blowhole on Omenoku Point

Blowhole on Pewetole

Pewetole in winter storm

Trinidad and Tsurai

Panorama from bluff

Memorial Light - summer

Memorial Light - winter

Memorial Light - in fog

Trinidad Town Hall

Holy Trinity Church

Trinidad Harbor

Sailing yachts in harbor

Tsurai village

Seascape Restaurant

Trinidad pier

Close-up of busy pier

Strolling on pier

Gulls and chicks

Wagner Street trail

Wagner Street trail map

Axel Lindgren trail

View from Lindgren trail

Old Home Beach

Seals near beach

He-Woli Beach

Overlooking Trinidad Bay

Population of Trinidad?

Fun and informative links

Trinidad Crab Harvest

Introduction

Crabbers at sea

Returning from sea

Waiting to dock

A bounty of crab

Preparing to unload

Hoisting crab basket

Unhooking basket

Crabs dumped into bin

Scenic Drive South

Baker Beach

Sotsin Point

Luffenholtz Beach

Camel Rock

Houda Point in summer

Houda Point in winter storm

Trinidad Head Light

Houda Beach

View south from Houda

Neap tide

Sea birds

Intertidal sea life

Houda Falls

Osurg sea cave

Moonstone Beach

Little River Beach

Little River Estuary

Clam Beach

360° Panoramas

Individual 360° Panoramas
Trinidad Beach from Trinidad Head
Elk Head from Trinidad Head
View from West End of Trinidad Head
Town and Bay from Trinidad Head
View from the Harbor Trail
Kayakers at Launcher Beach
Trinidad Beach from the Bluff
Morning on Trinidad Beach
On the Bridge over Mill Creek
View from Omenoku Point
On the Megwil Point Trail
Panorama at Baker Beach
Panorama from Scotty Point
Panorama at Agate Beach
On the Agate Beach Trail
Tidepools below Palmer's Point
Inside Yurok Plank House
Lupines in the Bald Hills

Virtual Walks  (linked panoramas)
Panoramas from Patrick's Point  (2 panoramas)
A Virtual Walk to Wedding Rock  (3 panoramas)
Climbing up to Ceremonial Rock  (3 panoramas)
The Trail to Mussel Rocks  (6 panoramas)
A Virtual Walk on Luffenholtz Beach  (4 panoramas)
Panoramas from Tepona Point  (3 panoramas)
Moonstone Beach to Houda Point  (8 panoramas)
 
360° Panorama Maps
(click on red dot for panorama)
Panoramas in Patrick's Point State Park
Panoramas around the Town of Trinidad
Panoramas in Westhaven-Moonstone