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About Little Jackass Creek Beach in Westport, California

Little Jackass Creek Beach is a hike-in only beach located in Sinkyone Wilderness State Park. The smallish dark sandy beach here sits in a cove at the mouth of Little Jackass Creek and has protection from the west by a rocky wall called Mistake Point. The point has a rock arch in the bottom of it making this a picturesque spot. Access is via The Lost Coast Trail which winds through the park starting at Usal Beach in the south and Bear Harbor Beach in the north. There is a wilderness camp spot at Little Jackass Creek Beach and camping is suggested as this is far enough from your car that it makes sense to stay overnight. Read up and be prepared for backcountry travel and camping in this region.

N Hwy 1 and Usal Rd
Westport, CA 95488
Park Name
Sinkyone Wilderness State Park
State Park
Pet Details
No dogs allowed on the beach
Fee for parking
Backpacking, Hiking, Camping
Wilderness Campsites, Rock Arch, Trails
Redway, US
8:25 pm, March 30, 2023
temperature icon 48°F
L: 40° H: 51°
Feels like 46.45 °F scattered clouds
Wind gusts: 2 m/s
UV Index: 0
Precipitation: 0 inch
Visibility: 10 km
Sunrise: 7:02 am
Sunset: 7:36 pm
Humidity 89 %
Pressure1018 mb
Wind 2 m/s

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