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Short Sands Beach reviews
Park along the 101 in a dedicated lot. The trail is very manageable with offshoots leading through old growth forest. About 1/2 mile to the beach. There are cliffs on both sides which funnel the... more »
Take the hike and see part of the coast most people drive right on by. Rain or shine a great reward awaits. more »
One of the most beautiful places I’ve ever seen. Absolutely worth the short hike in.
Stunning but not suited for those who prefer not to walk long distances. It isn't the best place for a full day outing, making trips back to the car for the cooler and firewood was tiring. Also tons of sand fleas. Still beautiful though.
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