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Humboldt Bay

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Address: Eureka, CA
Activities: Birdwatching

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Good for a nice stroll

There are many places to walk along the bay, from a short stroll on the boardwalk or next to the Adorni center or the much longer and more natural Hikshari trail. Lots of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Eureka, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

There are many places to walk along the bay, from a short stroll on the boardwalk or next to the Adorni center or the much longer and more natural Hikshari trail. Lots of wildlife to see, from harbor seals, to cormorants, to kingfishers, to pelicans, and, of course, seagulls. Also, wonderful kayaking.

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Modesto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We visited the Samoa Spit across from Eureka. You can take the bridges out of Eureka to access the Spit. There are RV parking, camping, beach walking and access to the bay entrance. Check out the Samoa Cook House which is a former lumber company dining house for employees - now a restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu... More 

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Eureka, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The place to view the bay from, if you're not satisfied with the view from the 101, is the Arcata Marsh. The path between the pond and the bay itself is particularly fetching whether the tide is high or low.

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Lehigh Acres, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Driving by the Humboldt Bay, you can smell and clean water and fresh air. The forest, bridge, and the vista spots are really nice for you to get out of your busy life style and enjoy nature!!! I saw people fishing, walking, or just sitting there with families. How sweet. The only thing for me is that the temperature is... More 

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Eureka, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

One of the cleanest bays, it is full of history and wildlife. Include the Arcata Marsh and excursions on the Eel River to round the place out. Tours of the bay on the Madaket or with the Bay Keepers are very worth while.

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california
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

for all sorts of aquatic life. great for walking, hiking, fishing and juste spending time out doors. just don't be here in a tsunami.

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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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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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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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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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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Address: Eureka, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Eureka

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