Clayton Beach


Day Hike - Clayton Beach

A low tide beach exploration for nature enthusiasts only. Novices welcome. Tidepools, wading, birding & more.

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  • Easy
  • Mileage: 1.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 190 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 200 ft
  • Pace: casual

We will meet at 9:30 am at the Lost Lake parking lot.  This is across the street from the trailhead to Clayton Beach.  There is a sign 400' before the parking lot that says "Lost Lake Day Use Parking 400 ft Ahead".   We will bird on the This1/4 mile trail to Clayton Beach.  

This is a naturalist trip, which means a slow pace to look & explore.  We will be looking at low tide creatures as well as birds and geology.  Preference will be given to members of the naturalist study group and Introduction to the Natural World Class.  People in these groups can assume they have leader permission to register.


Clayton Beach

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
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