Prairie Creek
Redwoods
State Park

Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park is a state park, located in Humboldt County, California, near the town of Orick and 50 miles (80 km) north of Eureka. The 14,000 acre (57 km²) park is a coastal sanctuary for old-growth Coast Redwood trees. The park is jointly managed by the California Department of Parks and Recreation and the National Park Service as a part of the Redwood National and State Parks. These parks (which includes Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park, Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, and Redwood National Park) have been collectively designated as a World Heritage Site and form part of the California Coast Ranges International Biosphere Reserve. The meadow along the Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway, with its population of Roosevelt elk, is considered a centerpiece of the park,…
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The James Irvine and Miners' Ridge loop is one of the world's best redwood hikes…
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The hike features the very enjoyable northern part of the Rhododendron Trail, wh…
OVERVIEW
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, near Crescent City in northwest California - …
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Starting at park headquarters, this easy but incredibly scenic loop takes the Pr…
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This very enjoyable loop starts with an easy stroll through coastal meadows, the…
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This long loop climbs into typical Prairie Creek redwood uplands, then returns t…
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The extraordinary Brown Creek Trail runs through an exceptionally dense and lush…
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This 8 mile loop ranges through coastal plains and lush forest to end in Fern Ca…
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This enjoyable trail starts with an impressive stretch of old-growth redwoods, d…
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This pretty hike climbs the southernmost portion of the Rhododendron Trail and t…
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This hike has it all—massive redwoods, a scenic stream, a fern-covered canyon st…
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Access Fern Canyon and Coastal Trail
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Coastal Drive is a dirt road that was open to cars until 2011. When parts of the…
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