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Castle Island

Pebble Beach Dr, Crescent City, CA 95531
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Offshore Island in a beautiful area

You can't get onto the island -- it's a protected bird sanctuary -- but can see it easily from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Oregon Coast
Nice vista

You can spend time viewing this island from Pebble Beach Drive. There are many sea lions out there... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2017
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Pebble Beach Dr, Crescent City, CA 95531
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't get onto the island -- it's a protected bird sanctuary -- but can see it easily from Pebble Beach Drive. I always enjoy the drive as this area is just so pretty. Visitors who only see Hwy 101 going through Crescent City miss...More

Thank half-Brit
Reviewed July 28, 2017

You can spend time viewing this island from Pebble Beach Drive. There are many sea lions out there making noise.

1  Thank sndovale
Reviewed January 6, 2017

We walked on Pebble Beach on Christmas day. The tide was low the sand fairly level. The rocks and shells and gravel all added to the beauty and fun. My companion took some great photos. Pebble Beach is a wonderful place to walk and explore...More

1  Thank GueraKR
Reviewed September 26, 2016

From the beach this little island is a beautiful view, where you can here all the hundreds of sea lions frolicking around the island where they congregate and breed. A picturesque favorite spot of mine here in Crescent City. I would recommend this to ANYONE...More

Thank Denise S
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Nice view of a large seastack/small island only from the mainland. You can't actually get to the island unless you swim or kayak.

Thank Wingtips56
Reviewed July 20, 2016

I read about this as I was planning this trip and I'm glad I did. You can't actually go to this wildlife preserve, but you can view it from the shoreline. There are spots to park and we found a short trail to walk to...More

2  Thank ntsmom
Reviewed June 17, 2016

This is a beautiful island that is restricted to non-human wildlife. In June the Common Murre nests here and you can see up-close video in real time if you go to the National Park Information Center at 1111 2nd St. in Crescent City where a...More

4  Thank CaliforniaFern
Reviewed June 4, 2016

Castle Island (so named for its castle-like shape when viewed from shore and called Castle Rock by the locals) is an ocean sanctuary and is closed to humans. A resting and nesting area for numerous sea birds and ocean mammals, the smaller surrounding sea stacks...More

2  Thank Gudwill
Reviewed April 26, 2016

Castle Island in Crescent city was an eerie looking mysterious Island out in the fog in the waters off of Crescent city.

Thank Jiro_Kaneshiro
Reviewed December 28, 2015

we have been visiting crescent city since I was a kid over 50 years, and this has been one of my favorite spots, day break or dusk it has always been a picture perfect view, during the summer months we would come and sit for...More

1  Thank Mary C
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