Patrick's Point State Park
Making the second clip on Whale Nation.
Patrick's State Park is one of the climbing Jewels of the Redwood Coast. The rock is well featured, solid and enjoyable to climb. Patrick's Point was one of the first cragging spots in this region and has a history of ascents dating back at least 4 decades.
There is a clean, well kept campground in the park with sites available for two cars. Day use is $8.00 per vehicle.
This campground is a great place to stay as it is also within a 15 minute drive to Moonstone Beach and Houda Point.
The routes are in three main areas:Ceremonial Rock, Wedding Rock and Pacific Ocean Wall.
From Arcata drive north on Hwy 101 22 miles to Patrick's Point Drive exit. It is about 1/2 mile to the park entrance. When approaching from the north look for the exit about 6 miles north of Trinidad.
Weather station 12.2 miles from here
22 Total Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
Browse More Classics in Patrick's Point State Park
Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Patrick's Point State Park:
Featured Route For Patrick's Point State Park
Regular Route 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b CA
: Redwood Coast
: ... : North Face of Ceremonial Ro...
Bolted face climbing to thin crack. This route was first climbed in 1968 at 5.7 A1. The first ascentionists placed 13 bolts on lead to get to the upper crack system. Over many days they worked the moves and eventually removed 7 of the bolts as sections went free. It was rebolted in the early 1990's and is now the Ceremonial Rock classic. ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
Local Information for Patrick's Point State Park
Latest Regional Forum Messages
By Rodney Ley
Aug 15, 2010
Patricks Point SP Day use per car in August 2010 was $8 with a sign posted that says "We need ones". Actually California State Parks needs A LOT of ones.
By Ally McBeal
Aug 22, 2013
Just stopped to see Patrick's Point on a recent road trip on the west coast and Rodney is right on, the day use fee is $8 per car. Yeah, CA really needs your $$$$$$$.
By Benjamin F
From: Arcata, CA
Aug 22, 2013
we always just park on the side of the road before getting to patrick's point and do a short hike in.
By Matthias Holladay
From: Durango, Colorado
May 22, 2014
South of the p. lot where the whale is painted, along the trail, as it turns up steps to ascend to the top of yet another outcrop, we led a route which starts RIGHT off the steps/trail. It was very dynamic, as I recall, and hard. Any info.?