Elk Head Trail is a hiking trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Trinidad State Beach. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 161 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 273 feet. The College Cove parking is near the trailhead. The College Cove North beach and the Elk Head (elevation 13 feet) cliff can be seen along the trail. There is also a shoal along the trail.