Coal Oil Point Natural Reserve
One of the best remaining examples of a coastal-strand environment in Southern California, the Coal Oil Point Natural Reserve protects a wide variety of coastal and estuarine habitats. Largely undisturbed coastal dunes support a rich assemblage of dune vegetation and have become a nesting site for the endangered Snowy Plover.
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Article by James Wapotich in Songs of the Wilderness
Article about the University of California Natural Reserve System
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Pond Dune Trail
A flat trail that traverses from an access road through Coal Oil Point Reserve along the west side of the Devereux Slough to Sands Beach.
West Campus Bluffs Trail
The West Campus Bluff Trail is a popular route for walkers, joggers, and bikers alike
Address: Slough Road
Visitors will encounter a wide variety of coastal and estuarine habitats teaming with wildlife. A trail around Devereux Slough provides access to this natural environment