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Redwood National Park / Holter Ridge Loop :: 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 roads and pavement return do not require a lot of mounta

Redwood National Park Coastal Drive :: Crescent City, CA

The coastal drive in Redwood National Park is an easy loop on paved and gravel roads that are suitable for year-round travel. The trail’s major attraction is its coastal views, which provide a chance to spot some of the larger marine mammals. Gray wh

Redwood National Park Waterfalls :: Trinidad, CA

Boasting 112,500 acres, Redwoods National Park is home to a lot of old-growth redwoods. Chief among them is “The Tall Tree,” the world’s tallest redwood. At 367 feet and 600 years of age, it is an impressive sight that should not be missed. A good po

Redwood National Park: Redwood Creek Trail :: Orick, CA

Hike the quiet route to the iconic redwoods of Tall Trees Grove on this 16-mile out-and-back. It’s not usually satisfying to get cut down to size, but let Redwood National Park put you in your place—at the bottom of a 300-foot tree—and we guarantee y

Redwood National Park: Golds Bluff Beach to Fern Canyon Loop :: Orick, CA

See towering forests, ocean waves, and fern-covered canyons at Redwood National and State Parks. The life-list-worthy redwoods are reason enough to visit these combined national and state parks, but spring offers blooming skunk cabbage and swamp la

Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Parks: Redwood Meadow :: Three Rivers, CA

Redwood Meadow’s massive trees and wild countryside have changed little since John Muir passed through 100 years ago.

North Coast Getaway with Lots of Options: Redwood National and State Parks :: Orick, CA

The wave-battered coast, its quiet beaches, and the weathered redwoods of the north coast will help you leave home chores and work behind. Unwind with great hiking, postcard sunsets, and incredible views of whales, elk, and other wildlife. As you dri

Lost Man Trail :: Redwood National Park, CA

Lost Man Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Redwood National Park. It is 6.4 miles long and begins at 287 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 12.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 3,08

Overlook :: Redwood National Park, CA

Overlook is a hiking trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Redwood National Park. It is 125 feet long and begins at 320 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.0 miles with a total elevation gain of 31 feet.

Davison Trail :: Redwood National Park, CA

Davison Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Redwood National Park. It is 1.7 miles long and begins at 78 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 529 feet. Near

Davidson Trail :: Redwood National Park, CA

Davidson Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park and Redwood National Park. It is three miles long and begins at 121 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.9 mi

Redwood Creek Trail :: Redwood National Park, CA

Redwood Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Redwood National Park. It is 2.7 miles long and begins at 61 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 593 feet. The Redwoo

Orick Horse Trail :: Redwood National Park, CA

Orick Horse Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Redwood National Park. It is 2.2 miles long and begins at 76 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,561 feet.

Berry Glen Trail :: Redwood National Park, CA

Berry Glen Trail is a hiking trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Redwood National Park. It is 2.4 miles long and begins at 1,249 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,961 feet. Near the

Lady Bird Grove Trail :: Redwood National Park, CA

Lady Bird Grove Trail is a hiking trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Redwood National Park. It is 1.2 miles long and begins at 1,329 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 98 feet. Near t

Coastal Trail Skunk Cabbage Section :: Redwood National Park, CA

Coastal Trail Skunk Cabbage Section is a hiking trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Redwood National Park. It is 3.7 miles long and begins at 101 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 7.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 2,2

Tall Trees Access Road :: Redwood National Park, CA

Tall Trees Access Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Redwood National Park. It is 3.8 miles long and begins at 109 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.2 miles with a total elevation gain

Coastal Trail :: Redwood National Park, CA

Coastal Trail is a hiking trail in Del Norte County, California. It is within Redwood National Park. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 344 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 200 feet. Near the trail

Smokehouse Road :: Redwood National Park, CA

Smokehouse Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Del Norte County, California. It is within Redwood National Park and Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park. It is 6.2 miles long and begins at 1,049 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 12

Pacamo Camp Drive :: Redwood National Park, CA

Pacamo Camp Drive is a hiking trail in Del Norte County, California. It is within Redwood National Park. It is 1.6 miles long and begins at 1,739 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 777 feet.

Coastal Drive :: Redwood National Park, CA

Coastal Drive is a hiking trail in Del Norte County, California. It is within Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park and Redwood National Park. It is 2.9 miles long and begins at 471 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.8 miles with a total elev

C.R.E.A. Trail :: Redwood National Park, CA

C.R.E.A. Trail is a hiking trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park and Redwood National Park. It is 1.5 miles long and begins at 1,095 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is three miles with a total

Carruther's Cove Trail :: Redwood National Park, CA

Carruther's Cove Trail is a hiking trail in Del Norte County and Humboldt County, California. It is within Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park and Redwood National Park. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 580 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail i

Grove Trail :: Redwood National Park, CA

Grove Trail is a hiking trail in Del Norte County and Humboldt County, California. It is within Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park and Redwood National Park. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 606 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.4 miles

Trillium Falls Trail :: Redwood National Park, CA

Trillium Falls Trail is a hiking trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Redwood National Park. It is 2.2 miles long and begins at 56 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,617 feet. Along t

Streelow Creek Trail :: Redwood National Park, CA

Streelow Creek Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Redwood National Park. It is 1.8 miles long and begins at 159 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.6 miles with a total elevation gain of

Sonoma-Mendocino Coast Scenic Drive: Marin City to US101 :: Gualala, CA

This 209-mile-long drive borders the Pacific coast north of San Francisco. The highway passes historic sites, redwood forests, abrupt headlands, sandy beaches, windswept coves, and numerous recreation areas. This scenic drive follows Highway 1 up Cal

Redwood Empire Campgrounds :: Eureka, CA

Sparsely populated but with a great natural endowment of beaches, forests, and fish-filled rivers and streams, the Redwood Empire attracts sports enthusiasts of all stripes. Overshadowing all are the huge and ancient coastal redwoods, which are prese

Tall Trees Grove Trail :: Orick, CA

A short but impressive walk through the world’s tallest trees. Besides redwoods, there are rhododendrons, giant ferns, and moss-hung maple trees, as well as access to wild Redwood Creek. The drive to preserve this grove led to the establishment of Re

Whitaker Research Forest Trail :: Visalia, CA

This short trail follows a lesser- traveled vehicle route in Kings Canyon National Park and the University of California-owned Whitaker Research Forest. The trail leaves Generals Highway opposite Quail Flat Camp, 3.6 miles from the intersection with

Sequoia and Kings Canyon Scenic Drive: Minkler to Lemon Cove :: Pinehurst, CA

These two drives form a 160-mile open loop drive that begins in Minkler on the eastern edge of the San Joaquin Valley, climbs into the western Sierra, visits the spectacular gorge at Kings Canyon National Park, traverses towering stands of giant sequ

Point Reyes :: Olema, CA

Point Reyes is legendary with birders, both for its many breeding species and for its lengthy list of fall vagrants. Virtually the entire peninsula is part of the Point Reyes National Seashore, operated by the National Park Service. Much of the seash

Mendocino Area Campgrounds :: Mendocino, CA

The Mendocino area enjoys some of the most dramatic coastal scenery found anywhere. While much of it is private and inaccessible, much more is open to the public as marvelous state and county parks and public beaches. The towns in this area are as va

Smith River (California) :: Crescent City, CA

Premier chinook fishery, also known for great steelhead, but upper reaches are difficult to access. Rising in the Siskiyou Mountains, a finger of the Coast Range, the Smith River is California’s longest undammed river. Its drainage covers more than 3

Bald Hills Road :: Willow Creek, CA

This graded dirt road starts at Martins Ferry, on the east side of the Coast Ranges, crosses the Bald Hills into Redwood National Park, and ends near the Pacific Ocean north of Orick. The Humboldt County road is sporadically maintained and is often v

Redwood Mountain Loop :: Three Rivers, CA

This unique hike leads through the largest grove of giant sequoias in the world. The hike passes through the trees on top of Redwood Mountain then loops back to the trailhead through the lush canyon of Redwood Creek. The giant sequoias are one of th

Big Baldy :: Fresno, CA

Several granite domes rise above the forested terrain on the west side of Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks, offering inspirational views to those who can gain their summits. At 8,209 feet, Big Baldy is one such dome, offering hikers a 360-degr

Smith River Falls :: Crescent City, CA

The rains that soak California’s North Coast fuel a number of waterfalls in the Smith River drainage. While a trail, of sorts, leads down to a thunderous fall on the Middle Fork of the Smith River, most of these falls can be viewed from scenic CA 199

Redwood Highway Scenic Drive: Eureka to Crescent City :: Trinidad, CA

This seventy-eight-mile section of U.S. Highway 101 parallels the rugged Pacific coast, passing redwood groves and a rugged wave-carved shoreline of beaches, cliffs, and sea stacks. The Redwood Empire stretches almost 500 miles from south of Monterey

Smith River Scenic Byway: US 101 to Collier Tunnel :: Gasquet, CA

This thirty-three-mile scenic drive traverses the spectacular Smith River Canyon as it winds eastward from Crescent City on the Pacific coast to the Oregon border. There’s magic in rivers. Sit beside a river and it unlocks some of the land’s deepest

Hoopa Valley Loop :: Arcata, CA

Redwood National & State Parks; Tall Trees Trail, site of the world’s tallest tree (you must get a free permit and combination to the locked gate from the Redwood Information Center west of Orick between 8 a.m. & 2 p.m.); Hoopa Valley Indian Reservat

Oregon Redwoods Trail :: Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, OR

Oregon Redwoods Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Curry County, Oregon. It is within Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest. It is 1.6 miles long and begins at 1,066 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.2 miles with a total elevation gain

Yurok Loop Trail :: Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park, CA

Yurok Loop Trail is a hiking trail in Del Norte County, California. It is within Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park and Redwood National Park. It is 1.8 miles long and begins at 31 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.0 miles with a total

Redwood Creek Trail :: Kings Canyon National Park, CA

Redwood Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Tulare County, California. It is within Kings Canyon National Park. It is 1.6 miles long and begins at 6,081 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 759 feet. Near

Redwood Creek Trail :: Muir Woods National Monument, CA

Redwood Creek Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Marin County, California. It is within Mount Tamalpais State Park and Muir Woods National Monument. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 1,315 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.4

Elk Prairie Trail :: Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, CA

Elk Prairie Trail is a hiking trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, Murrelet State Wilderness, and Redwood National Park. It is 2.7 miles long and begins at 107 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail

Craigs Creek Trail :: Smith River National Recreation Area, CA

Craigs Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Del Norte County, California. It is within Smith River National Recreation Area and Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park. It is 1.7 miles long and begins at 176 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.4 mi

Coastal Trail :: Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park, CA

Coastal Trail is a hiking trail in Del Norte County, California. It is within Redwood National Park and Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park. It is 7.3 miles long and begins at 197 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 14.3 miles with a total e

Ladybird Johnson Grove Trail :: 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 B. Johnson’s wife, a woman known for her pioneering co

Tall Trees Grove Trail :: 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. The drive to preserve this grove led to the establishment