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Crescent City Guide

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Battery Point Lighthouse
Battery Point Lighthouse

This is a fun excursion from Highway 101 to a very old lighthouse that you can only access at low tide when a land bridge emerges to the lighthouse island. Make sure you wear proper footwear as you...

Stout Memorial Grove Loop
Stout Memorial Grove Loop

This grove of immense redwoods is worth the long drive out Howland Hill Rd. and the short hike around the trail. It's a dense concentration of some of the largest trees in the area.

Crescent Beach Loop Trail
Crescent Beach Loop Trail

This quick beach stroll is a nice break from the rugged redwood forest trails in the surrounding area. There are plenty of shells to examine and all kinds of Pacific Ocean flotsam washing up. What...

Walker Road Scenic Redwood Drive
Walker Road Scenic Redwood Drive

The Walker Scenic Redwood Drive is a 6 mile out-and-back drive to the Stout Memorial Grove. It winds it's way through huge old growth coastal redwoods and ends near one of the largest stands of trees...

Fern Falls via the Boy Scout Trail
Fern Falls via the Boy Scout Trail

The Boy Scout Trail ranks as one of the top showcases of old-growth redwood forests in existence with truly huge trees and several distinct redwood forest types. Part of the beauty of Jedediah Smith...

Hobbs Wall Trail
Hobbs Wall Trail

This shorter loop trail is an easy warm-up for a day of hiking in the Redwoods. It's not one for scenic overlooks or rugged climbs - it's more a stroll through a recovering redwood forest.

If you...

Big Tree Trail Loop
Big Tree Trail Loop

If you want a quick walk out to one of the closest big trees, then check out "Big Tree"! It's just over a half mile to go around the loop, but you can get to the tree in old a couple minutes from the...

Boy Scout Tree Trail
Boy Scout Tree Trail

This is a long and muddy hike, but the huge tree waiting at the end has been there for nearly 2000 years - so be patient and endure.

The Boy Scout Tree is one of the largest marked trees in the park...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members

Best Of

Seeing California Redwoods (mini, 29 May 2009)
3.0 of 5 stars 2 Votes