Things to Do in Humboldt County

Top Things to Do in Humboldt County

Things to Do in Humboldt County

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  • Bruce L
    1 contribution
    The state parks and Redwood National Park work together as 1 entity allowing free access for entry. Fees for camping are available. Trees are amazing, with lots of hiking options. Enjoyed the whole area from Eureka to Crescent City, where the ocean views are very nice.
    Written 26 September 2022
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  • RobS0407
    Los Angeles, CA12 contributions
    Such a great place to get some amazing views and scenery in a short period of time. I was on a quick road trip and didn't have a ton if time to explore...so just driving through (I stopped at one location which has a nice 30 minute walk thru the trees...forgetting its name right now) was perfect. I will certainly come back and do more in-depth viewing(and maybe camping). Truly beautiful
    Written 15 September 2022
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  • Meredith L
    Las Vegas, NV199 contributions
    We were staying down the road at a B & B and were looking for Patrick's Point State Park. But the sign now says Sue-Meg State Park. Great park with trails that overlook the ocean. You can see and hear seabirds like Cormorants and Guillemots in the summer.
    Written 7 August 2022
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  • Merritt O
    Texas167 contributions
    You could spend as short or long a time as you want meandering around the multiple connecting trails here. Gorgeous big trees and lots of stumps to climb and fallen trees to balance on to bring a little fun with kids. Dog friendly!
    Written 6 March 2021
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  • Meredith B
    7 contributions
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    We spent 4 days exploring the redwoods, and this was our last hike. Some reviews on All Trails suggested bringing full body rain gear - even if it isn't raining it is a very damp area. And despite the forecast being sunny, it poured on us, so we were very happy to have rain pants, jackets, and boots.

    I was worried about the 2 "creeks" we had to drive through to access the trail. It had been raining for 2 days and I was the only adult with 3 small kids (ie would be hard to push the mini van out if we got stuck). But the creeks were around 3-12 inches deep, depending on how you drove through it. Our Honda Odyssey was totally fine. In the parking lot we saw two Prius and a Fiat! So you don't have to have an SUV.

    We had a great time. With our excessive amount of rain gear everyone stayed dry and they climbed *everything*!
    Written 11 July 2022
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  • BDubu
    2 contributions
    Always the best way to start the weekend in Arcata. The amazing produce, music, and wonderful local farmers at the Market always puts a smile on my face.
    Written 16 September 2020
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  • aandm3
    Wisconsin238 contributions
    Right next to the national park. It has amazing campsites right under the redwoods and some of the best hiking trails.
    Written 21 August 2022
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  • Merritt O
    Texas167 contributions
    Took an hour ish to go around one loop of trails. Old rail tracks, ducks, a snake, and info placards gave us things to view as we walked. Cool conservation story behind the marsh and easy to access for a little nature in town
    Written 8 March 2021
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  • drew d
    Beacon, NY432 contributions
    I'm not particularly fond of the color scheme, but it a beautifully made and kept up building. The views from the upper windows must be spectacular. I would love to do a tour.
    Written 28 September 2022
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  • Stonecliff
    Vancouver, Canada69 contributions
    Stumbled upon Ferndale after viewing accommodations in Eureka and deciding to pass…what a delight! Ferndale is an exquisite little town about 20 minutes south of Eureka…beautiful heritage homes all smartly kept…we had lunch and dinner at the Main Street Mexican restaurant and stayed at Shaw House, a beautiful property in walking distance to town…highly recommend this gem of a town…fun fact: Guy Fieri was raised in Ferndale.
    Written 23 August 2022
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  • Hitcher84
    Eureka, CA1,297 contributions
    Visited in mid July and the dahlia garden is really beautiful that time of year. Great blooms all over the place. This is a small part of a much larger park that include the zoo right near the garden.
    Written 15 July 2022
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  • Bill K
    Mantorville, MN6,313 contributions
    We loved this trail.

    It is longer than the posted distances. It is a very wet environment most of the time, so you will get muddy...plan for it. The trail has lots of roots, steep spots, and slippery areas that will give people with ambulatory issues trouble...they may want to choose to do just the short trip in to the falls.

    Why is all of that so worth it? The falls are beautiful. The fallen giant redwood trees are on display in a way that will be amazing to all in your group. The flora and fauna are in abundance on this trail. If you are fortunate enough (as we were) you will see a banana slug in their natural habitat. For my daughter this sighting was one of the highlights of our visit.
    Written 10 July 2022
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  • GitchSup
    Duluth, MN1,465 contributions
    We took a detour on our road trip through the Avenue of Giants that runs through the Humbolt Redwood State Park. This was one of the most beautiful highlights of our vacation. We stopped at a couple of places, one that was just a pull off from the road, the other had a nice walking trail that led down to the Eel River. The color of the water in the river is the most beautiful turquoise color and there were wildflowers in bloom everywhere. Just walking around the trees that are so huge makes you feel so small, it left us in awe. I would stop here again if we make it back for a West Coast road trip a second time.
    Written 14 June 2022
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  • Grover R
    Pensacola, FL16,623 contributions
    This is the first place headed north on the 101 where you know you are in an amazing forest. The grove is fairly small but it will make a big impression on you when you see these trees. They are massive and they come right up next to the road. I wish we could of stop but we were trying to get to Redwood National Park.
    Written 25 March 2022
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  • Rae C
    6 contributions
    I would advise looking into the history of the zoo before a visit for enrichment purposes. Adorable, cute, surrounded by amazing trees. The skywalk was amazing and unforgettable. Have a snack by the flamingo exhibit to top off the day. Worth every penny 💗
    Written 25 September 2022
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