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The Best Hiking Trails in Patrick's Point State Park
There are several miles of trails to explore in Patrick's Point State Park. Most of the park's trails wind through natural woodlands and provide spectacular views of the ocean. Trails are well marked, and some are wheelchair accessible, so everyone can enjoy the experience. There is a number of Patrick's Point State Park cabins available for those wanting to stay a few days.
Patrick's Point Loop
This relatively flat, 3.9-mile trail goes through groves of ancient woods before heading out along the cliffs to the Patrick's Point viewpoint. Plan for about six hours to complete the hike and have enough time to enjoy the views.
Patrick's Point Rim Trail
An out-and-back trail that will take you along the rim of the cliffs for 1.7 miles, this is a shorter option for visitors who want to hike to Patrick's Point but don't have time to complete the full loop. There are incredible views along the trail.
Penn Creek Trail
Spend time exploring the beauty of Penn Creek on this 0.3-mile, wheelchair-accessible trail. There are a few benches set out along the trail so that you can sit and take in the pretty scenery by the creek.
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The Best Family Activities in Patrick's Point State Park
Patrick's Point State Park is packed with a range of fun activities for the whole family. Young children will delight in glimpsing the marine mammals that often visit the shores of the park, and older kids will love surfing or swimming in the big waves. Stay a few days in one of the Patrick's Point State Park hotels and explore the area.
Head to the beaches and look for sea lions and seals, both highly entertaining to watch. Go at sunset or sunrise, when the animals are the most active, for the best viewings.
Watch a traditional ceremony at this Native American village. The ceremonies, which vary depending on the time of year, are a great way for kids to learn about the importance of Native American culture.
Native plant garden
Explore a native plant garden to find out all about the plants that were grown in America for medicinal and religious purposes. The garden has signs explaining the plants' uses.
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