Best Trails Near Orick CA

Orick has 49 trails in the vicinity, including 40 hiking trails and 10 for trail running. These trails range from 1 to 46.3 miles in length. The longest trail in Orick is Elk Prairie Campground to Eureka KOA a well-known trail measuring 46.3 miles in total length.

The most popular trails are Fern Canyon / James Irvine Double Loop, Fern Canyon Loop and Dolason Prairie Trail. Trails.com member Breck T. recently completed Big Tree Loop.

More information on the best trails in Orick can be found below.
  • Fern Canyon / James Irvine Double Loop

    4 Reviews

    Orick, CA

    This hike is an invigorating stroll through ancient forests along meandering streams to the ocean and the magical Fern Canyon. Roosevelt elk are plentiful in the park—especially along Gold Bluffs ...
    •  4 to 5 hours
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike is an invigorating stroll through ancient forests along meandering streams to the ocean and the magical Fern Canyon. ...

  • Ossagon - Gold Bluff Loop

    3 Reviews

    Orick, CA

    No matter what kind of rider you are—beginner or expert, recreational or hard-core, young or old—this 19.4-mile loop in Redwood National Park and State Parks is sure to please. Not a technically ...
    •  19.4 miles
    •  Guide

    No matter what kind of rider you are—beginner or expert, recreational or hard-core, young or old—this 19.4-mile loop in Redwood ...

  • Fern Canyon Loop

    3 Reviews

    Orick, CA

    A short hike, made more challenging by the long, bumpy approach, but every bit worth the effort to find. The trail follows the bed of Home Creek up through a magical canyon, formed by hydraulic ...
    •  Approximately 1 hour
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    A short hike, made more challenging by the long, bumpy approach, but every bit worth the effort to find. The trail follows ...

  • Dolason Prairie Trail

    1 Reviews

    Orick, CA

    The Dolason Prairie Trail is far from the tourist crowds that plague redwood groves along U.S. Highway 101. Beginning high in the Bald Hills, the trail explores prairies that local Native American ...
    •  4 - 5 hours
    •  9.6 miles
    •  Guide

    The Dolason Prairie Trail is far from the tourist crowds that plague redwood groves along U.S. Highway 101. Beginning high ...

  • James Irvine - Miner's Ridge Loop

    1 Reviews

    Orick, CA

    An extended jaunt through one of the best remaining old-growth redwood forests. Beginning at the Prairie Creek Visitor Center, the trail follows burbling Godwood Creek through the prehistoric ...
    •  Approximately 2.5 - 3 hours
    •  6.2 miles
    •  Guide

    An extended jaunt through one of the best remaining old-growth redwood forests. Beginning at the Prairie Creek Visitor Center, ...

  • Fern Canyon Loop

    1 Reviews

    Orick, CA

    A very short hike, made more challenging by the long, bumpy approach, but every bit worth the effort to find. The trail follows the bed of Home Creek up through a magical canyon, formed by hydraulic ...
    •  1 hour
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    A very short hike, made more challenging by the long, bumpy approach, but every bit worth the effort to find. The trail follows ...

  • Freshwater Lagoon Spit

    1 Reviews

    Orick, CA

    A chance to do some beach driving; camping on the spit (a small point of land extending into a body of water). Fishing. Driftwood collecting. The sunsets. You can make a loop if the mouth of ...
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    A chance to do some beach driving; camping on the spit (a small point of land extending into a body of water). Fishing. Driftwood ...

  • Gold Bluffs Beach Campground

    1 Reviews

    Orick, CA

    Gold Bluffs Beach has to be the prettiest sand beach in California. Steep sandstone cliffs rise up to more eroded cliffs spiked with towering Sitka spruce. The salt-and-pepper sand beach stretches ...
    •  Guide

    Gold Bluffs Beach has to be the prettiest sand beach in California. Steep sandstone cliffs rise up to more eroded cliffs ...

  • Trillium Falls Trail

    0 Reviews

    Orick, CA

    One of the newest trails in the park, Trillium Falls Trail was finished in 2002 and opens a whole new stretch of old-growth forest to exploration by eager hikers. Beginning at the Elk Meadows ...
    •  Approximately 1.5 hours
    •  2.6 miles
    •  Guide

    One of the newest trails in the park, Trillium Falls Trail was finished in 2002 and opens a whole new stretch of old-growth ...

  • Ten Taypo - Hope Creek Trail

    0 Reviews

    Orick, CA

    This moderately strenuous hike explores rhododendron-laced old-growth redwood forest and some drier second growth in a pleasant 3.6-mile loop. Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park offers some of ...
    •  Approximately 2 - 3 hours
    •  3.6 miles
    •  Guide

    This moderately strenuous hike explores rhododendron-laced old-growth redwood forest and some drier second growth in a pleasant ...

  • Skunk Cabbage Trail

    0 Reviews

    Orick, CA

    This trail is a veritable cornucopia of habitats that leads through massive spruce and melancholy alder stands, into deep green canyons, and along pristine coastal bluffs. Along the way, hikers ...
    •  5 - 6 hours
    •  10.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail is a veritable cornucopia of habitats that leads through massive spruce and melancholy alder stands, into deep ...

  • Tall Trees Grove Trail

    0 Reviews

    Orick, CA

    A short but impressive walk through the world’s tallest trees. Besides redwoods, there are also rhododendrons, giant ferns, and moss-hung maple trees, as well as access to wild Redwood Creek. ...
    •  2 hours
    •  4.2 miles
    •  Guide

    A short but impressive walk through the world’s tallest trees. Besides redwoods, there are also rhododendrons, giant ferns, ...

  • Ladybird Johnson Grove Trail

    0 Reviews

    Orick, CA

    This is a very short excursion through some very tall trees. Ladybird Johnson Grove was the location chosen for the dedication of Redwood National Park in 1969.The grove is named for Pres. Lyndon ...
    •  0.5 - 1 hour
    •  1.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a very short excursion through some very tall trees. Ladybird Johnson Grove was the location chosen for the dedication ...

  • Trillium Falls Trail

    0 Reviews

    Orick, CA

    One of the newest trails in the park, Trillium Falls Trail was finished in 2002 and opens up a whole new stretch of old-growth forest to exploration by eager hikers. Beginning at the Elk Meadows ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  2.6 miles
    •  Guide

    One of the newest trails in the park, Trillium Falls Trail was finished in 2002 and opens up a whole new stretch of old-growth ...

  • James Irvine / Miner's Ridge Loop

    0 Reviews

    Orick, CA

    An extended jaunt through one of the best remaining old-growth redwood forests. Beginning at the Prairie Creek visitor center, the trail follows burbling Godwood Creek through the prehistoric ...
    •  2.5 - 3 hours
    •  6.2 miles
    •  Guide

    An extended jaunt through one of the best remaining old-growth redwood forests. Beginning at the Prairie Creek visitor center, ...

  • James Irvine Trail/Fern Canyon

    0 Reviews

    Orick, CA

    This hike features some of best redwoods accessible by trail. In addition to the giant trees, the far end of the trail passes through awesome Fern Canyon and reaches the Paci?c Ocean at Gold ...
    •  5-7 hours
    •  11 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike features some of best redwoods accessible by trail. In addition to the giant trees, the far end of the trail passes ...

  • Skunk Cabbage Section of the Coastal Trail

    0 Reviews

    Orick, CA

    This trail is a veritable cornucopia of habitats that leads through massive spruce and melancholy alder stands, into deep green canyons, and along pristine coastal bluffs. Along the way, hikers ...
    •  5 to 6 hours
    •  10.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail is a veritable cornucopia of habitats that leads through massive spruce and melancholy alder stands, into deep ...

  • Tall Trees Grove Loop

    0 Reviews

    Orick, CA

    A short, but impressive walk through the world’s tallest trees. Besides redwoods, there are also rhododendrons, giant ferns, and moss-hung maple trees, as well as access to wild Redwood Creek. ...
    •  2 hours
    •  5.2 miles
    •  Guide

    A short, but impressive walk through the world’s tallest trees. Besides redwoods, there are also rhododendrons, giant ferns, ...

  • Prairie Creek Redwoods

    0 Reviews

    Orick, CA

    Discover California at its most primeval, where vast old-growth forest tucks tight against a wild shore roamed by Roosevelt elk. Protected in the early 1900s, Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park ...
    •  3-5 hours
    •  6.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Discover California at its most primeval, where vast old-growth forest tucks tight against a wild shore roamed by Roosevelt ...

  • Redwood Creek to Tall Trees Grove

    0 Reviews

    Orick, CA

    Take a pleasant, shaded day hike or backpack trip near the banks of Redwood Creek on your way to visit the world’s tallest tree. Be aware that Redwood Creek often swells to uncrossable depths ...
    •  1 - 3 days
    •  18 miles
    •  Guide

    Take a pleasant, shaded day hike or backpack trip near the banks of Redwood Creek on your way to visit the world’s tallest ...

  • Fern Canyon and Gold Bluffs Beach

    0 Reviews

    Orick, CA

    Walk through an extensive redwood forest featuring a floor blanketed with sea-misted ferns, then finish the peaceful journey along scenic Gold Bluffs Beach.
    •  4 hours
    •  6.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Walk through an extensive redwood forest featuring a floor blanketed with sea-misted ferns, then finish the peaceful journey ...

  • Ossagon Rocks and Gold Bluffs Beach

    0 Reviews

    Orick, CA

    Admire massive Roosevelt elk as you stroll leisurely through spruce and alder forests, then picnic amid Gold Bluffs Beach’s rugged Ossagon Rocks and breathe the cool mist from the Pacific Ocean. ...
    •  4 hours
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    Admire massive Roosevelt elk as you stroll leisurely through spruce and alder forests, then picnic amid Gold Bluffs Beach’s ...

  • Elk Prairie Campground to Eureka KOA

    0 Reviews

    Orick, CA

    With the first major set of California hills behind you, the ride from Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park to Eureka will seem relatively easy. This should leave you plenty of time for side trips, ...
    •  46.3 miles
    •  Guide

    With the first major set of California hills behind you, the ride from Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park to Eureka will seem ...

  • Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park / Gold Bluffs Loop

    0 Reviews

    Orick, CA

    The only legal mountain bike route in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, this lovely circuit begins on pavement but soon takes you into tall trees, through coastal prairies, past herds of Roosevelt ...
    •  19 miles
    •  Guide

    The only legal mountain bike route in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, this lovely circuit begins on pavement but soon ...

  • Redwood National Park / Holter Ridge Loop

    0 Reviews

    Orick, CA

    This is the only legal mountain bike loop in Redwood National Park. The route climbs through old growth forest and second growth forest, crossing two streams on the way. While the old logging ...
    •  19.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This is the only legal mountain bike loop in Redwood National Park. The route climbs through old growth forest and second ...