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Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge Complex

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Amazing unspoiled refuge that probably hasn’t changed in hundreds of years. Miles and miles of... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2018
Clarjoe
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Wasnt sure what to expect and this place was quiet and relaxing! It was a short walk (2 miles) and... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
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1020 Ranch Rd, Loleta, CA 95551-9633
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

As with all national sites, they are all worth a visit. The Wildlife Refuge is just that: a place saved for the birds along the Pacific Flyway. If you're not a birder (I'm not), you can still enjoy walking through this old slough area, now...More

Thank CalGreyNomad
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Amazing unspoiled refuge that probably hasn’t changed in hundreds of years. Miles and miles of water ways for kayaking, fishing, Hunting and more. Right on the Ca. Hwy 101 Easy on and off for those traveling north or south. Truly a special place on our...More

Thank Clarjoe
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Unless you're going to do some real bird watching or set up your plein aire painting then you will spend a couple of hours here. It's easy to get to, right off 101, with good parking at the visitors center. That said, I'm surprised that...More

Thank Cameron M
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Wasnt sure what to expect and this place was quiet and relaxing! It was a short walk (2 miles) and very enjoyable. There was mist and fog during our walk and my husband said it reminded him of Ireland countryside at one point!

Thank Amos6022
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We visited this place at evening and it was all beautiful and quiet and lots of birds... until we returned to the parking lot at the visitor center and found the car window was smashed. Just beware, there are professional thieves "working" in the area,...More

Thank RedRocksPhoto
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

A beautiful Wildlife Refuge just south of Eureka on the southern end of Humboldt Bay. It is free to visit and is open 7 days a week (excluding Federal holidays). The visitor center is even open 7 days a week and has fun activities for...More

1  Thank danielgale
Reviewed 12 August 2016

A peaceful walk in the estuary. There are two trails to choose from. There is a visitors center there with maps to provide.

Thank Robin B
Reviewed 7 May 2016

We took our smoked tri tip sandwich from the Ferndale butcher's and some fruit as a picnic. The trail we followed round the salt marsh is not long - just a couple of miles. Well laid out, with different habitats. Toilet facilities, as usual with...More

2  Thank GeraldineEdinb
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