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Sandstone bluffs south of Centerville beach.     The bluish sediments along the lower portion of the bluffs is due to marine sediments deposits from the Wildcat formation.

Photo © David Anderson

This nine-mile stretch of secluded beach is nestled between the Pacific Ocean and sandstone cliffs amid the dairy country (5 miles west of the Victorian Village of Ferndale). At this county park one will be able to see pelicans, cormorants, gulls, sandpipers, tundra swans (migration from November to March), harbor seals and gray whales. Take a hike south of the beach up onto the sandstone bluffs, providing a breathtaking vista and an ample opportunity to spot some marine wildlife (bring your binoculars!).

Recreational Opportunities

Hiking, picnicking, horseback riding, swimming, beachcombing.

Seasons Accessible

All Seasons

Fees: No fees

For More Information, Contact:

Centerville County Park & Beach

http://co.humboldt.ca.us/portal/living/county_parks/default.asp?parkID=CB
Centerville Road, Ferndale, CA 95536
707-445-7651

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Longitude: -124.351501500
Latitude: 40.573544000
Elevation: 9 FT (3 M)
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