• Mouth of the Mattole River, Petrolia, California
  • Hiking the Lost Coast
  • View from King Peak looking east
  • Black Sands Beach at Shelter Cove
  • Western Sandpiper photo Marie Raphael
  • Douglas iris blooming along the coast
  • Pacific tree frog perched on a dogwood leaf
  • Elk at Jones Beach Trail in the Sinkyone Wilderness
  • Spotted Owl Photo Jeff Ruffner
  • Pale tiger swallowtail on a cobwebby thistle
  • Ladybug on a yarrow flower bud

About LCIA

We are a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the natural life of the Lost Coast through community education.
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The Lost Coast Area

Rising out of the Pacific Ocean, the wild & rugged Lost Coast is the last undeveloped coastline of California.
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