Caspar Blufflands and Uplands
For decades, Caspar Beach has provided local residents and visitors a great opportunity for surfing, beach walking, birding and picnicking. And, for what has likely been centuries, the Caspar Beach property has contained the southernmost stand of Sitka spruce in California and habitat for nesting ospreys and purple martins. Mendocino Land Trust partnered with the State Coastal Conservancy in 1998 to acquire and manage Caspar Beach until the property was ultimately conveyed to State Parks in 2012. The lot includes a public trail.
Click here for more information on the Caspar Uplands trail.
This is the headlands property to the north of Caspar Beach. In partnership with the Caspar community and the National Trust for Public Land, funding was secured from the Coastal Conservancy for the property’s acquisition in 2000. Mendocino Land Trust held and managed the property until it was transferred to State Parks in 2002. Protection of Caspar Headlands, together with the adjacent Caspar Beach, resulted in the protection of Caspar Creek, which is an important habitat for Coho salmon, steelhead trout, osprey and shorebirds.
Banner Photo of the old Caspar mill site by Jef Poskanzer via Wikimedia Commons
Pelican Bluff 10th Anniversary Hike!
January 20, 2024 11:00 am
26300 Shoreline Highway Point Arena, CA 95468
The hike is open to the public, bring anyone you'd like! Join us and celebrate the trail. MLT will have a small table set up with warm drinks and snacks. We will also be selling a batch of the 10th Anniversary t-shirts and stickers. Those who would rather not participate in the long hike can enjoy the short loop trail or stick around the table to chat with folks.