SITE 7

POINT ST. GEORGE

Directions: Go west on Front Street 0.5 mile to B Street, turn right, go 5 blocks north to 6th Street, turn left, go 3 blocks to Pebble Beach Drive, turn right, go 2.25 miles to Washington Boulevard, turn left, go to end of road and trailhead. Access trails to bluffs and beaches through gate.

Amenities:

hiking lodging food gas leashed dogs allowed wildlife viewing scenic viewpoint


Sponsor:
 Elk Valley Rancheria
Site: County of Del Norte

 
Description: Look northwest to see the St. George Reef Lighthouse, built in 1865 after the wreck of the steamer Brother Jonathon (6 miles out at sea). Find Black-legged Kittiwake, Marbled Murrelet, Rock Sandpiper, Sanderling, Surfbird, Tufted Puffin, Rhinoceros Auklet, Aleutian Cackling Goose, Northern Harrier, Western Meadowlark, American Pipit, Cliff Swallow, Lapland Longspur, and Savannah Sparrow; rarely a Black-footed Albatross. At winter’s dusk, look for a Short-eared Owl in the grasslands to the east of the parking lot.
 
Point St. George
 
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