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About Jones Beach in Whitethorn, California

Jones Beach is located below Jones Beach Camp on the bluff between two creek drainages in Sinkyone Wilderness State Park. Jones Beach Camp is an environmental tent campsite along the Lost Coast Trail. Unfortunately Jones Beach is not much of a beach except at low tide. Access to the beach is via a hiking trail that begins on the Bear Harbor Road before the Needle Rock Visitor Center. If you drive here, there is parking at the Needle Rock Visitor Center about a mile away. The drive to get here is very long and begins in the town of Garberville on Highway 101.

Briceland Thorn Rd
Whitethorn, CA 95589
Park Name
Sinkyone Wilderness State Park
State Park
Pet Details
No dogs allowed on the beach
Fee for parking
Hiking, Beachcombing, Camping
Wilderness Campsites, Trails
Map of Jones Beach
Redway, US
11:28 pm, April 21, 2024
temperature icon 52°F
L: 49° H: 65°
Feels like 50.45 °F broken clouds
Wind gusts: 6 m/s
UV Index: 0
Precipitation: 0 inch
Visibility: 10 km
Sunrise: 6:28 am
Sunset: 8:00 pm
Humidity 79 %
Pressure1013 mb
Wind 6 m/s

Nearby Beaches

Needle Rock Beach

0.7 miles away

Needle Rock Beach is near the Needle Rock Visitor Center at Sinkyone Wilderness State Park. From the visitor center...

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Bear Harbor Beach

2.9 miles away

Bear Harbor Beach is a small south-facing beach in Sinkyone Wilderness State Park. This dark sand beach is somewhat...

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Wheeler Beach

5.1 miles away

Wheeler Beach is a hike-in only beach located near Wheeler Camp in Sinkyone Wilderness State Park along the North...

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Nearby Attractions

Nearby Lodging


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