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Humboldt Bay

Address: Eureka, CA
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Ranked #3 of 14 Attractions in Eureka
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Birdwatching
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Birdwatching

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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191 reviews 191 reviews
73 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The bay is deep water and provides an abundance of fish and the famous oysters are farmed there. There are seals along the far shore, difficult to see when they are in the water.The marina is very attractive and there are several boat trips and sightseeing venues in season and a number of snack shacks also.

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McKinleyville, CA
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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Humboldt Bay Rowing Association has a boat house in Eureka. The best way to view the bay is backwards in an 8 or a 4. They also have singles. There are also kayaks for rent from Adventures Edge and some other places. Contact HBRA at http://www.hbra.org/

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Eureka, California, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Great for fishing, sight seeing, and relaxing. This bay always relaxes me and my family. Lots of good places to visit and eat.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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93 reviews 93 reviews
47 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We travelled through on the way south down the coastal road and it's worth a short stop and very scenic

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Santa Cruz, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

There are many access points. Research in advance. Best to visit early morning or afternoon. Some areas best visited with a companion and before dusk.

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san diego
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

So many treasures in this area even when the fog rolls in , wild life, scenery oceans mountains trees animals early morn late after noon

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Camden, Arkansas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

traveling via motorcycle... we were on the road fairly early. Weather was overcast and a little foggy. Just as we were rounding the Bay, a herd of elk was swimming or crossing. There were probably over 20 elk of all sizes. An amazing sight!

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Eureka, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Take a walk along the boardwalk of the bay. It is beautiful. Take a ride on the bay in the madaket. It does cost., but a fun trip to be able to ride around the bay and see some wildlife of the bay. The Humboldt Bay is an important resource to Humboldt. Brining in fish ad crab, as well as... More 

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Eureka, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Temperatures are always mild. Oysters are delicious. Good fishing, excellent birding. Nice hard working people. Excellent university- HSU. Lots of things to do, great place to raise children.

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Eureka, California
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205 reviews 205 reviews
56 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

When you're in the area, find somewhere to stop and admire our beautiful Humboldt Bay. South end, go to King Salmon and walk the peaceful beach. Gather sea shells or watch the boats enter the jetty. Farther north, turn on C street and park by the boardwalk. Stroll north along the waters edge to F Street and wander into Old... More 

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