Quest Trail Information
Start: At the dirt pullout along Shelter Cove Road, just past the turnoff to Beach Road on the right side.
Contact: Shelter Cover Arts & Recreation Foundation (SCARF) | 707-986-7120
Total Length: ~2/3 mile
Estimated Time to Complete: ~1 hour
Difficulty: Easy, on level path with 10 physical fitness activity stations throughout.
Quests/Patches Available at: Lost Coast in Shelter Cove at 205 Wave Drive (707) 986-752 (open daily 9am-8pm), or to the BLM King Range Office, 768 Shelter Cove Road, Whitethorn (open 8am-4:30pm)
The King Range National Conservation Area (NCA) is located about
230 miles north of San Francisco and 60 miles south of Eureka.
All roads leading to the King Range NCA are narrow, steep and winding. Allow plenty of time between destinations, have a full tank of gas, and BE ALERT TO ONCOMING TRAFFIC THAT MAY BE DRIVING TOO FAST AND IN YOUR LANE.
All main roads are normally accessible to passenger cars except during heavy winter storms. Directional signs mark all major intersections in the King Range NCA giving the road name and distances to primary recreation sites.
From the NORTH: U.S. 101 to Redway/ Garberville exit.
From the SOUTH: U.S. 101 to the Redway/ Garberville exit.
Follow signs from either direction west to Shelter Cove/King Range NCA. Allow 45 minutes for the 22 mile trip to Shelter Cove.