From Arcata, North on Hwy. 101, take the Trinidad exit.
Geology of the Area:
Around 500,000 years ago (Pleistocene Epoch), this area was an intertidal zone with tidepools and serge channels.
Paleontology of the Area:
“trace fossils”, which are hundreds of holes made by pholads or boring clams, along with mussels, dogwinkles and worm tubes.
Other Fossil Sites Nearby:
Scotia Bluffs: link
Centerville Beach: link
All information cited from:
“5 Top Fossil Sites Around Humboldt Bay”, https://www.theredwoodriverwalk.com/blog/2020/09/5-top-fossil-sites-around-humboldt-bay-ca.htm
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