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Lake Earl
Tolowa Dunes State Park, north of Crescent City, California

The large low-lying area between Crescent City and the Smith River holds a wildlife-rich mosaic of sand dunes, shallow lakes, and dense coastal forest. It is not accessible by car, you must hike or ride a horse to traverse the dunes to the beach or the seasonal wetlands.

The most notable feature of this rather empty area is the Pelican Bay State Prison, a huge maximum security facility.

Tolowa Dunes State Park
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Extensive grassy flats between the sand ridges at Tolowa Dunes

Extensive grassy flats between the sand ridges at Tolowa Dunes

Extensive grassy flats between the sand ridges at Tolowa Dunes

Tolowa Dunes State Park, California

Date photographed: August 10, 2008
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On the east shore of Lake Earl, north of Crescent City

On the east shore of Lake Earl, north of Crescent City

On the east shore of Lake Earl, north of Crescent City

Tolowa Dunes State Park, California

Date photographed: August 10, 2008
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