North of Eureka and Arcata, Highway 101 hugs the continent’s edge, offering panoramic views of crashing surf and… Read more.
Please note: dogs allowed off leash on the wave slope as long as they are under voice control and on-leash on dry sand.
While DogTrekker regularly updates off-leash rules, it is important to check to be sure that this area still allows voice control prior to removing your dog’s leash.
Very few parks in California allow camping right on the beach, but Clam Beach County Park is one of them. A wide and long stretch of flat shoreline, Clam Beach is part of a continuous ocean frontage that connects with Mad River Beach County Park to the south and Little River State Beach to the north.
Clam Beach is just minutes away from the town of McKinleyville, where all of your picnic, camping and beach supplies are available.
Take the North Central Ave Exit off Highway 101 north of McKinleyville and turn west to get to Clam Beach.