National Wildlife Refuge System

SALINAS RIVER
NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

Off U.S. Hwy 1, about 3 miles south of
Castroville, CA,
Phone: 510-792-0222
E-mail: sfbaynwrc@fws.gov

BEACH TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 0.38 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 1.9
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Native

Special Features

  • Take a walk on the wild side

RIVER LOOP TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 1.15 Miles
  • Grade: Moderate
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 2.1
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Admin Road

Special Features

  • Listen to the natural world

Salinas River
National Wildlife Refuge

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Last updated: October 28, 2010