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From the carefree beaches of San Diego through the rugged, dramatic coastlines to the North, California has been building a trail, over 1,000 miles in length, within sight, sound, or smell of the ocean. It's a massive undertaking, and while work continues, much has been done. Follow KCET all summer long as we travel up the SoCal coast from the U.S.-Mexico border to Del Norte County. If you happen to also visit -- and we're sure you will -- let us know on social media with a thought, photo, or video by hashtagging it with #myCAcoast.

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Del Norte County is home to the cleanest river in the continental U.S., the Smith River.
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Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park

Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park hosts sea-side bluffs above ancient redwoods.
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The Humboldt Bay Trail is a network of trails that will connect Humboldt's largest cities.
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The Fort Bragg Coastal Trail sees as many as 12,000 people per day on holiday weekends.
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Restoring Coastal Access at Noyo Headlands Park

In Fort Bragg, California, an industrial mill site closed off the coastline for 150 years.
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Pelican Bluffs and The Art of Trail Design

The Mendocino Land Trust has just completed the two-mile Pelican Bluffs Trail.
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The Sea Ranch: An Environmentally-Planned Community

The Sea Ranch is an environmentally-planned private community along the Sonoma Coast.
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Ownership of Tribal Land Restored at Kashia Coastal Reserve

In 2015, the Trust for Public land helped establish Kashia Coastal Reserve.
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Discovering Russian History on the California Coast

Decades after the Russians withdrew, Fort Ross was acquired by the state in 1906.
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Experiencing the Wild Sonoma Coast Along the Kortum Trail

Pristine conditions along this area are a result of decades of work from activists.
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Alexander Fleming's Messy Desk Leads to a Major Discovery

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How Gertrude Elion Became a Pioneer of Modern Medicine

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