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Address: Eureka, CA
Activities: Birdwatching

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A Treasure of the West Coast

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Eureka, California
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Eureka, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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205 reviews 205 reviews
65 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
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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chewelah, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

was shocked to see green snow ,just kidding , green grass was a sight, coming from a snowy area was a shock for sure. nice temp too , 56 and at home was 27 for a high .

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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192 reviews 192 reviews
73 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 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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64 reviews 64 reviews
19 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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52 reviews 52 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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106 reviews 106 reviews
52 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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