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Gorgeous, but no Swimming

We stayed in an airbnb overlooking the beach adjacent to Big Lagoon. My favorite spot of the entire... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
Los Angeles, California
Good hike along the beach

This is a nice place for hiking at the beach Restrooms available. There is a small day charge but... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2018
Eureka, California
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Big Lagoon Park Road, Trinidad, CA 95570
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

We stayed in an airbnb overlooking the beach adjacent to Big Lagoon. My favorite spot of the entire trip. There are signs posted that say No swimming, survival not expected. The lagoon itself is very calm, and a great place to kayak or paddleboard. Stay...More

4  Thank Dushiman
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice place for hiking at the beach Restrooms available. There is a small day charge but worth it.

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Reviewed July 15, 2018

It is gorgeous - pristine- and quiet- good place to kayak in good weather- or even watch some of the sail boat races ( although we only heard about that- none were going on when we were there). A beautiful unspoiled and BIG bay...

1  Thank couplessPS
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

If you like violent waves-- this is your place. We saw a surfer give up because the swells were so big he couldn't get his board into position. We went there to hunt for agates but found none-- a lady felt sorry for us and...More

1  Thank Steven N
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

We took our dog for a walk on the beach at Big Lagoon County Park. Signs warn about undertow in the ocean, but the lagoon was calm, great for kayaking. There are reasonable day use fees and campgrounds are available.

3  Thank Karli036
Reviewed August 25, 2017

A very unique and awesome place. The lagoon itself is huge and protected. People were sailing, kayaking and swimming in the calm waters. There is a beautiful and serene campsite in the woods up against the lagoon with a very nice beach to hang out...More

3  Thank robert e
Reviewed July 4, 2017

This place has a few tables for picnics by the lagoon. Bathrooms are close. The beach is to the left of the lagoon and is easy to reach without having to hike down a steep path as at Patrick's Point/Agate Beach. You can actually walk...More

2  Thank cruisinkat
Reviewed June 18, 2017

Our son and his family live in McKinleyville and we were there visiting them for a week. So many places to visit that we made it here for a half day. Huge beach! We all had fun looking for that special little rock on the...More

Thank rnsnake
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

We pulled in today as another RV was leaving. Camp host helper met us at the site and was most accommodating. This campground is a first come first serve. We got the last site. Sites a far enough apart ya hardly know anybody is around....More

Thank Michele M
Reviewed May 17, 2017

The agates may be nearly gone, but it's still a pleasant wonderful stroll on this beach. The rocks, the ocean is crystal, it's lovely

1  Thank lizardo33
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