Description: Shark Inlet to a Beach Picnic. Hike through the dunes to the beach via Shark Inlet. Learn about birds, Indian shell middens and native plants. The estuary is home to many shorebirds and waterfowl. Bring lunch and water. Binoculars suggested. Meet at west end of Butte Drive (north of Sea Pines Golf Course), Los Osos. (Active) 5 mi., 4 hr.
The following 18 photos were taken during this outing. Click the thumbnails below to enlarge.
Two great docents, Barbara & Ernest Eddy, led 8 to 10 enthusiastic participants, who observed many species of birds , numerous plants , including this coyote melon , trees , Indian shell middens, and spectacular views of the bay , dunes , and ocean .