Bertsch-Oceanview is located in Del Norte County. Sandwiched between the Pacific Ocean and the Del Norte Coast Redwoods Park, it is in no shortage of beautiful scenery. It is also home to the Elk Valley Rancheria Indian Reservation. Bertsch-Oceanview, along with its northern neighbor Crescent City, are pupular places for people and pets to stay while exploring the area’s majestic redwood forests and beaches. While there is no veterinary clinic in Bertsch-Oceanview, your pup can see a doctor in Crescent City if he’s feeling under the weather.
If you and your pup need a place to stay in
Bertsch-Oceanview, make a reservation at Quality Inn and Suites Redwood Coast. For
a nominal fee, this hotel welcomes furry guests of all shapes and sizes. Before
turning in for the evening, take your dog for a walk on the paved path that
begins right outside the hotel. It’s not too long and it runs past the marina,
so your pal will enjoy some waterfront scenery before calling it a day.
When dinner time rolls around, leash up your pup and head
over to North Coast Ocean Sports and Grill. Grab a seat on the dog friendly
patio and devour some delectable seafood or a hearty sandwich. This place also
rents surf boards, kayaks, and paddle boards.
No doubt about it, your pup will have a furrific time in Bertsch-Oceanview!
Crescent Beach is just minutes from Bertsch-Overview in the southern outskirts of Crescent City. If your pup wants to feel the sea breeze run through her fur, then this is the place to be. Providing wide vistas of the Pacific Ocean, this beach also has soft sand that will feel great on your pup’s paws. As you mosey along the surf, keep your eyes open for sand dollars and pawsome seashells. Winter storms toss logs and driftwood all over this beach, which is great for you and your pooch. While you relax on one of the logs, she can climb all over the piles of driftwood or chew one to pieces.
A trip to Crescent City Beachfront Park will make your pup bark for joy. Located on the coast in Crescent City, this puptasitc park is five minutes from Bertsch-Oceanview. Not only does it have an incredible playground and picnic facilities, it also has open lawn areas, pathways, and beach access. Your pup is welcome to dance through the waves or just cruise around the sandy surf. There are all sorts of nook and crannies for him to explore. If he’s itching to run free, pop over to the park’s designated off leash area so he can dart around sans leash. He’ll be doggone tired when it’s time to head home!
If your pup is craving a day on the beach, then it’s time for a trip to Pebble Beach. It spreads across the northern end of Crescent City, and is about 15 minutes from Bertsch-Oceanview. This expansive sandy beach has plenty of interesting things for your pup to check out. He can hunt for a pawsome piece of driftwood or sniff his way around the tidepools and mossy rocks. Or help him find some beautiful agate, for which the beach gets its name. The northern end of the beach is perfect for viewing the birds and sea lions that live on the offshore Castle Rock National Wildlife Refuge. Needless to say, this beach will keep your pal busy for hours!
Few things in life are as incredible as walking among the incredible 300 foot tall redwood trees. The bad news is that dogs are not allowed in most places of the State and National Parks that showcases these ancient wonders. The good news is that your furry BFF is allowed in the Jedidiah Smith Redwoods State Park campground and day use area. Access to this area is in Crescent City, about 20 minutes from Bertsch-Oceanview. Pack up a picnic and eat lunch at the campground so your pup can experience these giant trees. She is also welcome to stroll along the park’s Walker Road.
Drive 15 minutes through the gorgeous redwood forests and you’ll come to the small community of Hiouchi. From here, you and your pooch can easily access the Myrtle Creek Trail. This peaceful trail takes you into the serene forest that surrounds Myrtle Creek, which was used in the late 1800s for gold mining. As you hike, read the interpretive signs to learn about the area’s history and plant life. While you won’t be walking among the redwoods, you will be treated to a variety of wildflowers, mushrooms and Darlingtonia, a native carnivorous plant. This trail is two miles round trip, a perfect distance for a nice hike in the woods.