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Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park

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Address: Orick, CA
Phone Number: 707-464-6101
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Activities: Mountain biking
Description: This state park, established in 1923, is part of the Redwoods National and...
This state park, established in 1923, is part of the Redwoods National and State Park System.
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Beautiful trees, lots of trails, we all loved it!

This was a great park to visit the Redwood trees. Lots of huge trees right near the roadway so even if you don't want to hike there is lots to see. For those that do want to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This was a great park to visit the Redwood trees. Lots of huge trees right near the roadway so even if you don't want to hike there is lots to see. For those that do want to hike there are tons of trails and ample parking. Don't miss Big Tree, it's pretty cool! We really enjoyed this part of our... More 

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Fort Worth, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

My first experience with a redwood grove was Muir Woods near San Francisco. That left me wanted to see more, and going to the heart of redwood country is something every big tree lover should do. The park has amazing variety with a beach, redwood groves, and a better chance to spot wildlife thanks to some open land. The campground... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This state park is a must see! We did a quick stop at Lady Bird Johnson Grove in the National Park before heading to Prairie Creek. Entering from the South we drove Davison Road to the fern canyon trailhead. The road was a bit curvy and had a water crossing at one point but because it was July we were... More 

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Frederick, Maryland, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

This state park bursts with beauty, and the Miner's Ridge Trail (11.6 miles) showcases it all: spectacular redwood forest, Gold Bluffs Beach, Fern Canyon, and lush valleys. We had some difficulty finding the trail once we got to the beach, so ask at the ranger station before you set out EXACTLY what to do when you get to the beach.... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Great camp sites. Clean campsites, surrounded by lots of nature. Clean restrooms and showers, hot water in coin opp showers. Private showers to boot. Lots of trails to walk along. Elk - I was lucky enough to see some. Easy to access from HWY 101.

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Sidney, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Old growth redwoods and herds of Rosevelt elk. Such an amazing site to be amongst these trees. They are like skyscrapers! Just wow!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Fern Canyon may be recognized by some movie goers as a scene from Jurassic Park. It is a steep-sided canyon with its walls covered in ferns - apparently with ancient heritage. The site is gorgeous. However, driving the narrow, winding dirt road to get there is no picnic. The destination parking lot was jammed and unorganized. In spite of the... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This is one of the many places to see an old growth redwood stand, or a dozen of them. There are trails along the road, and going out towards the beach. They range from very easy to seriously strenous. On all of them you will find stands of old growth redwoods. The park center is along a small meadow that... More 

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Marina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

My husband and I took our 10 year old grandson to camp two nights in PCRSP. We picked the camping spot online (#63) and boy, was it a great one!!! It was very private from the road; it had a tiny trail to walk through to get into the camp space. At night we could hear the creek gently flowing,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

The Revelation Trail is close to the Visitor center and is .3 miles long. My mother has low vision and really appreciated the ease of using it, and the thought put into it. We went on the Drury Parkway slowly to see all of the enormous redwoods. Helpful volunteers at Visitor center.

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Address: Orick, CA
Phone Number: 707-464-6101
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Orick

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