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Address: Eureka, CA
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helps if it is a beautiful blue sky day

I enjoyed the bay from the old town area of eureka and from Woodley island. if you go to the island you can enjoy eating the restaurant or just stopping for a drink, which is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 6, 2015
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santa rosa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

I enjoyed the bay from the old town area of eureka and from Woodley island. if you go to the island you can enjoy eating the restaurant or just stopping for a drink, which is what I did. Make sure you see the fisherman statue and enjoy the view toward eureka where you can see carson mansion

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Fortuna, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

What can you say, our area is blessed with a natural wonder. We have both the North and South Spit which we can view and visit. We can wander down both, watch the Pacific Ocean up close and personal. Roam the shore of the Pacific searching for shells and treasures. Humboldt Bay is the home of a large and growing... More 

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Clinton, Utah
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Humboldt Bay, the coast going to and from the bay was just breathtaking. You won't be disappointed if you love the ocean and coastal area.

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2 Thank Ruth B
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Humboldt County in northern CA is one of the most beautiful places in all of CA. After touring the Avenue of the Giants (see separate review) for two days we headed for the long, windy road to Shelter Cove and Black Sand Beach. The black sand is ground-up basalt from igneous activity that you see all around you. We also... More 

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2 Thank gary o
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26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

I saw Humboldt Bay while staying in Eureka, California a funky little town a few hours North of San Francisco. Never heard much about it until I stumbled upon it but its a beautiful accessory to the mighty Redwood Forests. Hard to beat the California coast.

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Rocklin, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The Humboldt Bay is quite the beauty, unfortunately its never warm enough to swim anywhere in the ocean up there without a wet suit. I lived on the coast for 6 years, and went in the ocean once. And even that was on accident, lol. Great fishing and good local fish can be bought at the harbor. I love the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Great place to go for walking hiking swimming , beautiful location for pictures. The local places to eat are great and we had the best day out with out having to spend a lot.

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so. bay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

A nice fisherman's bay with lots of boats in the harbor. Many places to drive to and observe the special attractions of the area. There are a few islands connected by the highway that you can visit and obverse the historic relics, scattered all around.

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Grovetown, Georgia
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44 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Humboldt Bay has so much to offer. History, wildlife, parks, oceans, something for everyone who loves nature. We barely touched the surface on our short visit, but truly enjoyed the National Wildlife Refuge. We walked both the Salmon Creek and Hookton Slough Units, both areas are beautiful. We also birdwatched along the Hikshari Trail, and toured the bay aboard the... More 

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Eureka, California
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26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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