North Coast

Fort Humboldt State Historic Park

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19th-century logging equipment reveals a piece of redwoods history Fort Humboldt State Historic Park Brochure Park Information HIGHLIGHTS: This former military post on a bluff overlooking Humboldt Bay has a particular allure for local-history buffs. It was established in 1853 Continued

Arcata Community Forest, Photo by Peter Linehan, Flickr Creative Commons

Arcata Community Forest

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First municipally owned forest in California. Used for education, recreation, wildlife habitat, and timber harvest. 2nd growth redwoods. 144 bird species.

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Benbow State Recreation Area, Photo by humboldthead, Flickr Creative Commons

Benbow State Recreation Area

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Summer swimming and picnicking along the South Fork of the Eel River. Winter salmon, steelhead fishing. Hike to old mill site.

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Florence Keller County Park

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2nd growth redwoods near Crescent City. Campground and picnic area with volleyball, tether ball and swings.

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Headwaters Forest Reserve, Photo by Bureau of Land Management, Flickr Creative Commons

Headwaters Forest Reserve

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Old-growth near the headwaters of South Fork Elk River and Salmon Creek. Northern spotted owls, marbled murrelets, coho salmon.

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Patrick's Point State Park, Photo by Kirt Edblom, Flickr Creative Commons

Patricks Point State Park

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Ocean views, agate beach, whale-watching, lush forest, native plant garden, re-created Native American seasonal village.

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Ruby Van Deventer County Park, Photo by Sean and Erica, Flickr Creative Commons

Ruby Van Deventer County Park

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Swimming, kayaking, seasonal trout and salmon fishing on Smith River. Riverside camping and picnicking. Close to a golf course.

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Shady Dell, Save the Redwoods League

Shady Dell (Lost Coast Trail)

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Remote forest at southern border of Sinkyone Wilderness State Park. Ancient candelabra-shaped redwoods. Access limited to trail.

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Smithe Redwoods State Natural Reserve

Smithe Redwoods State Natural Reserve

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Beautiful grove along South Fork of the Eel River. Classic “cathedral” experience associated with stands of old-growth redwoods. Picnic area, 60-foot-waterfall, swimming and fishing opportunities in the Eel are complementary attractions.

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Photo by Jeff Moser, Flickr Creative Commons

Van Duzen County Park

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Redwoods, fishing, camping, swimming, picnicking. Park has 2 parts: Swimmers Delight and reservation-only group campground, Pamplin Grove. Fishing.

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Del Norte

Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park

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Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park lies right on the Pacific Coast, just south of Crescent City, California. It offers 8 miles of rugged coastline, a mixed forest of Sitka spruce, Douglas-fir, red alder, and some fine old-growth redwoods.

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You can help protect and restore this 33-acre ancient redwood forest, creating the opportunity for public access to Peters Creek Old-Growth Forest in the near future. Photo by Paolo Vescia

A News Story About the Redwoods

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Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park

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Deep in California’s wet and wild northwest corner Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park Park Information Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park Brochure HIGHLIGHTS: Fifty miles north of Eureka, Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park offers sandy beaches and open meadows grazed by Continued

Humboldt Lagoons State Park

Humboldt Lagoons State Park

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Part of a string of lagoons between Eureka, California, and the Oregon border, Humboldt Lagoons State Park includes Big Lagoon Beach, Dry Lagoon (which is actually a marsh) and portions of Stone Lagoon.

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Photo by Humboldt State University

Humboldt Redwoods State Park

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Today Humboldt Redwoods State Park covers about 53,000 acres-including 17,000-acre Rockefeller Forest, which is the largest continuous stretch of old-growth redwoods in the world. Save the Redwoods League has protected more than 50,000 acres in this park.

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Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park is among the parks on the closure list that we need your help to keep open for all to enjoy. Photo by pellaea, Flickr Creative Commons

Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park

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Nestled farther inland than most of California’s coast redwood forests, Grizzly Creek is home to spectacular ancient groves.

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Photo by renedrivers, Flickr Creative Commons

Sinkyone Wilderness State Park

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7,500-acre Sinkyone Wilderness State Park features twisted and windswept redwoods ranging from 1 to 10 feet in diameter.

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