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Before or after you venture into the redwoods, Old Town Eureka is a must-see.  Restaurants, galleries, theaters, coffee houses, boardwalks and antique shops make up only a portion of everything this cozy quaint V…
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An experience you can only get in Ferndale. This is a historical and educational museum that brings the community an appreciation and understanding of the culture and heritage of Ferndale, the Eel River and Matto…
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Whether you're a beginner or a golfing pro, the Eureka Golf Course provides a truly original and unique experience that only the Redwood Coast can offer. The course layout is traditional with premium on-shot shap…
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If it's your first time visiting, you would be surprised to find a zoo of such high caliber in a remote coastal destination like Eureka. Clean, well designed, and delightful attractions populate the lush grounds …
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The Morris Graves Museum of Art houses seven premier galleries that host diverse displays from artistic youths and music to dance and literary art. Every weekend the arts come to life through a variety of program…
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Get whisked away in a horse-drawn carriage down the historic streets of Old Town Eureka. Transport yourself to an era gone by and have a marvelous time learning about the once bustling commercial district of Eure…
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Put on your waterproof shoes and head over to the Humboldt Bay Wildlife Refuge. Located on the southernmost end of Humboldt Bay, the Wildlife Refuge is a great place to walk flat land trails, see wildlife, and ex…
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If you are looking for a labyrinth-filled adventure or to just have a lovely picnic among nature, this is the place for you. The grounds offer spectacular views of Humboldt Bay and the Pacific Ocean. The beautifu…
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The Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary is an internationally popular wetland system. If you enjoy bird watching all year round, this is the place for you. Located at the northern end of the Humboldt Bay, the san…
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In order to get to the Manila Dunes, you must first go through the Humboldt Coastal Nature Center. When you find the building that resembles a Middle-earth shire, you have arrived. Once you enter through the door…
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You know you’ve witnessed some of the largest trees on the planet when you find yourself driving your car through the very center of one. The Shrine and Drive-Over Tree (Myers Flat) allows you to return home agai…
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Upon the creation of Redwood National Park in 1968, this spectacular, world-class redwood grove was dedicated to Lady Bird Johnson, our former First Lady. An easy and level path ushers travelers through a wooded …
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A gorgeous 10-mile scenic drive winds through towering, ancient redwoods that will leave you gasping in awe. Enjoy over 75 miles of hiking, biking, and self-guided nature trails. Ancient and mystical, this is Hum…
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A generous collection of old growth redwoods will take you through cool, damp areas as well as dappled pools of warm sunlight. Enjoy easy access and walk through the middle of a giant tree! Take full advantage of…
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Founders Grove is as big in popularity as it is in size. It is the most visited grove in Humboldt and is a major North Coast redwood attraction, and for good reason. Don't be surprised if you fnd yourself next to…
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Purchased and preserved in 1931 by John D. Rockefeller Jr. and the Save-the-Redwoods League. The Rockefeller Forest is the largest remaining old-growth coastal redwood forest in the world. The trees towering over…
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Located on the Van Duzen River is the small yet beautiful Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park. While the park only covers a few acres there are a number of things you can do, such as fishing, swimming, canoeing, an…
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Come have a new adventure at Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, where the oldest redwoods live. Enjoy a 10-mile scenic drive through ancient redwoods on New B. Drury Scenic Parkway. Once you set up camp, go on 75…
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To find the magic of the Rhododendron Trail you must first begin your journey at the Prairie Creek Visitor Center on the edge of scenic Elk Prairie. The trail is lined with lichen-encrusted maples, blackberry bra…
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The James Irvine Trail is a gorgeously rustic 4.5-mile hiking trail located right behind the Visitor Center at Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park.  If you want to visit nearby Gold Bluffs and Fern Canyon take the …
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Hike through the closed canopies of Sitka Spruces on the Russ Park trail inside the Ferndale bird sanctuary. The park is only open from sunrise to sunset. Experience beautiful views of the town of Ferndale as wel…
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This day-long trek (depending on where you start) allows one to take in nearly all of the splendor of the Upper and Lower parts of Bull Creek. The full loop can be hiked in the Summer and Fall due to the seasonal…
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Located just off the Avenue of the Giants, Founders Grove Loop houses some of the tallest trees in the world. The journey through the grove is magnificent, but near the end of the loop is when the magic of the Dy…
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Rockefeller loop twists and winds through one of the most serene groves in Humboldt. While it is smaller compared to neighboring Founders Grove, what it lacks in size it makes up for in its remote and tranquil be…
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Hidden to the casual observer, a secret adventure awaits those who persist. Down a long and winding road, travelers will find well-marked paths crossing over a variety of streams beneath towering redwoods, sudden…
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Rolling mountains and windswept coastal bluffs come face-to-face with miles of narrow beaches and crashing waves. Seemingly a land forgotten, this scenic coastal playground provides an endless expanse perfect for…
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Patrick's Point State Park is the perfect location to watch whales, sea lions, and beautiful sunsets. Appropriately located in the heart of the California redwood coast and considered one of the most magical trea…
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Drive through the magnificent Bald Hills to view elk in the oak woodlands and prairies. The Bald Hills Scenic Drive grants you access to many groves with some of the tallest Redwoods in the world such as the Lady…
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Come experience the world-renowned Humboldt Bay Oyster Tour. Depending on where you would like to start your tour you can book a motorboat from Woodley Island or rent a kayak from the Arcata Marsh. You should wea…
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If you want to have an outdoor adventure but don't know where to start come to Adventure’s Edge. With over 40 years of experience in providing the best gear, bikes, repairs, information and all outdoor adventure …
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Pacific Outfitters has been a part of the Humboldt community for years and a one-stop-shop for all your outdoor needs and information in Humboldt . Their appreciation for the outdoors carries over to the products…
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If you want to experience all that the Redwood National and State Park has to offer without missing a thing then Redwood Adventures is your best connection. Create your own customized guided tour to fit you or yo…
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Experience the Redwood National Forest like never before. Saddle up and ride through the mountains and around different stages of redwood forest and groves. You have a wide choice of guided tours such as a one an…
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Drive through the towering redwoods in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park. As you hike down the path, look for access points to a number of trails, such as Big Tree and Ah Pah. Be sure to keep an eye out for the w…
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Tour the historic Redwood Grove and estate designed by architect Julia Morgan. On the tour, you will see the development of the estate over the years and the different visions of local Humboldt artificers that wo…
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The arts are very much alive in Humboldt County, and this fact is even more true in Eureka. Many of the buildings in Eureka are adorned with beautiful murals that are painted by local artists. Come experience the…
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Take a stroll down the beautifully nostalgic Victorian-era streets of Eureka. Start your walk or drive through Hillside Street, a neighborhood filled with preserved Queen Anne and Eastlake styled houses. If you w…
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The world famous Avenue of the Giants scenic drive is by far one of the most amazing array of redwoods in Humboldt County. The Avenue of Giants gives you access to countless hiking trailheads, picnic areas, river…
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Rolling mountains and windswept coastal bluffs come face-to-face with miles of narrow beaches and crashing waves. Seemingly a land forgotten, this scenic coastal playground provides an endless expanse perfect for…
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Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and Sandstone Cliffs is the majestic Centerville Beach. On this nine-mile secluded and tranquil white sand beach, you can watch when the whales migrate in April and May with thei…
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Witness Victorian architecture on a whole new level. Since 1884, this gingerbread, storybook mansion – a Eureka landmark – has been one of the most written-about, photographed and celebrated Victorian homes in th…
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Established in 1853, Fort Humboldt was occupied by the U.S. Army for only 13 short years. Among the fort’s early garrison was none other than Captain Ulysses S.Grant, a decorated Civil War general and eventually …
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The Blue Ox Millworks is where Victorian craftsmanship of the 1800s is used to create authentic custom products for homes around the world. They have done custom work for governor mansions, national parks, histor…
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Take in a sweeping, panoramic view of the majestic Pacific Ocean. Beautiful and inspiring, a scenic picnic area opens up onto an easy trail right down to the beach below. A truly spectacular rocky cove awaits, fe…
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Located in the historic Old Town district of Eureka, the Clarke Museum houses numerous historical and cultural artifacts from Humboldt County. Exhibits include one of the largest Native American tribe collections…
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Wide, expansive, sandy beaches appeal to wanderers and boogie boarders alike. The mouth of Little River, you’ll find ample parking available and plenty of places to spread the picnic blanket. You will, however, n…
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If you are in or around Patrick’s Point State Park, you should visit the reconstructed Yurok village of Sumêg. The village is made up of traditional family styled houses, a sweat house, changing houses, a redwood…
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It’s always a beautiful day at the beach in the stunning town of Trinidad. Trinidad State Beach is pet-friendly and is a great place to relax and stretch your legs. One of the most popular sections of the beach i…
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Come visit bigfoot’s old stomping grounds. Where you can learn more about the hairy legend at the China Flat Bigfoot Museum with the world's largest collection of Bigfoot artifacts. All the information you need f…
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Gold Bluffs Beach is part of the majestic Prairie Creek Redwood State Park. The road to this magnificent beach is unpaved, so don't be surpirsed if you are the only person around to experience the 10 miles of gol…
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Originally this lighthouse resided on Cape Mendocino cliff in 1868 but was relocated due to wear and tear. The new and improved Cape Mendocino is now located at Shelter Cove with great access points to the beach.…
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Black Sands Beach is well deserving of its name. The black sand that covers 3.5 miles of the beach's coastline contrasts beautifully against its clear blue tides. In order to get to this picture perfect beach you…
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“The Fisherman “ statue is a memorial created by Dick Crane to honor the mariners whose lives were claimed by the sea. Grab a bite to eat at The Fisherman restaurant on the waterfront then go see its namesake sta…
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Like everything in Trinidad, the Memorial Lighthouse is too gorgeous to miss. Built-in 1949 to honor those lost at sea, the Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse is a replica of the original lighthouse located on the tip …
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Agate Beach is remote enough to disconnect from the noise of the world but close enough to connect to the sound of nature. A great way to get to the beach is by parking your car at the Agate Beach campground and …
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Redwood Coast Fishing is home to beautiful Humboldt County rivers. The variety of conditions and fish makes it perfect for novice and experienced anglers. No matter which one you are you will always have a patien…
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Come join the Bigfoot Rafting family for river fun in the mountain sun! Bigfoot Rafting has been popular with tourist and locals alike since 1984, making them one of the largest and most experienced rafting compa…
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The Six Rivers Rafting Company provides the most unforgettable whitewater rafting adventures and the most family-friendly routes down the scenic Trinity River. You are guaranteed a high-quality experience while w…
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Enter the gateway to some of the most enchanting places you will ever see. Garberville may just be the best launching base for all of your adventures in Humboldt. Locations such as the Humboldt Redwoods State Par…
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If you enjoy fishing for tuna, red snapper, halibut, salmon, and whale watching then we’ve got just the spot for you. E & D Humboldt Charters offers all this and more. Explore the fresh and salty waters of Hu…
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Moments after leaving the threshold of the redwood forest (Richardson Grove State Park), Highway 101 transports you to the spectacular Benbow Valley. The Benbow Inn has managed to preserve its 19th century Tudor …
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Nestled in the beautiful seaside village of Trinidad, CA is Humboldt’s premium paddlesport instruction and guiding center. Explore the coast 2.5 miles south, towards Little River. View a variety of wildlife from …
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Enter the gateway to some of the most enchanting places you will ever see. Garberville may just be the best launching base for all of your adventures in Humboldt. Locations such as the Humboldt Redwoods State Par…
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Fortuna may perhaps be the friendliest and most convenient City in the Redwood Forest. With numerous choices for affordable and comfortable lodging and dining. Fortuna is the perfect home base for day trippers, H…
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There are many ways to view the natural wonders of Humboldt, but canoeing through the bay really helps you take everything in. Rent a kayak, SUP, or canoe to experience the beauty of the bay on your own or schedu…
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With over 30 years of experience fishing in the local waters of Humboldt, Captain Klassen will take you where you need to go. Whether you're looking for a scenic evening cruise or a custom sportfishing experience…
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Have a fun day sports fishing out on the Trinidad Bay. Only groups of 6 are permitted to be on the charter at a time, so be sure to pick your fishing crew wisely. Some of the most popular fish to catch are rockfi…
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Flawless weather, spectacular scenery, gorgeous architecture and nostalgic charm are just a few of the features that you could use to describe the “company town” of Scotia. Since the 1880s, Scotia has been the lo…
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Oh, for the love of Trinidad! Entire romance novels have yet to be written about this tiny dot on the world map of love. Too poetic? Then you’ve never been here. And now is the time. Your story is about to unfold…
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Take a one-of-a-kind guided tour on the Madaket, the nation's oldest passenger ferry. This 8.5-mile, one-hour cruise travels along the inspiring Eureka Waterfront. You will learn everything you ever wanted to kno…
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Come visit Bigfoot’s old stomping grounds. Where you can learn more about the hairy legend at the China Flat Bigfoot Museum with the world's largest collection of Bigfoot artifacts. “River fun in the mountain sun…
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Arcata has something for both the city slicker and nature lover in all of us. Giant Redwoods from the Community Forest encompass the slow-paced college town and delightful shop-lined streets. The Plaza in central…
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Entering Ferndale is like taking a step back in time to the bygone era of Victorian Villages. Whether you’ve been here for five hours or five generations, the hospitality of the locals and the serene surroundings…
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Fishing, boating, beachcombing, birding…or perhaps simply basking in the sun, the Humboldt Lagoons wait for you. Fed by natural springs, these gentle lagoons become brackish, breached each winter by the raging se…
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There is something for everyone down at the Humboldt Bay. Here you can stroll down the wooden pier as the clouds roll by and ships sail back into the harbor after a long day at sea. Enjoy a nice evening of waterf…
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Shelter Cove holds a picturesque beauty that only enhances as you journey deeper. There’s something for everyone to enjoy, from the rugged Lost Coast, relaxing tide pools, peaceful bike trails, to the surreal Bla…
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For almost a century, Sequoia Park has been a community treasure well worth discovering. 70 acres of massive, old-growth redwood forest can be found right smack in the middle of town. Runners, cyclists, walkers, …
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