Last Chance Section
(bikes allowed - on trail only, not at the beach)
Marked north trailhead is at the end of Enderts Beach Road
, 3 miles south of Crescent City
. Marked south trailhead is at Hwy 101 mile marker 15.6. Look for signs marked CT.
Difficulty Level: Strenuous, numerous steep grades with switchbacks.
Starts out strenuous and then levels off on the old coast highway road. Ocean vistas greet you in the first mile; side route to Enderts Beach allows tidepool exploration (no bikes on beach). Check at the visitor center or at the trailhead bulletin board for low tide schedule. Trails ascends through red alder and Sitka Spruce
and meets old-growth redwood Forest
. Junction with Damnation Creek Trail
exists at milepost 16.0. Backcountry camping is possible at Nickel Creek primitive campground, approximately 0.5-mile beyond trailhead.