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Fern Canyon

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Fern Canyon

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Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park Gold Bluffs Beach, Orick, CA 95555
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It is a bit of a slog to get here (about 7 miles of dirt roads, bus size mud puddles and stream crossings) but well worth it. We went in December and it had just stopped raining after a few days. So mud galore and higher than usual creeks. But that just added to the charm
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As others have pointed out - getting here takes EFFORT. I didn’t read about it beforehand (due to making this a last minute stop off a work trip) and learned the hard way... It is a narrow, windy drive just to get to the entrance station. Expect to go slow, especially if you
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Definitely include this in your trip to the redwoods! I went with my my husband and 10 year old daughter. As others wrote, the road in is rough. If you're in a sedan, plan to walk about a mile or so to the trail head. The canyon itself has lots of little streams to cross so wear
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This place is absolutely amazing and unique! The walls of ferns are incredible and it’s really cool to see water dripping off of them. I would consider wearing rubber boots since there are many places that you walk across streams and risk getting your feet wet. You can see water
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I was surprised how crowded this was based on the drive out there. At one point you have to drive through a small creek that I think would be difficult for lower clearance vehicles but when we got to the parking lot I saw several vehicles that I would have thought would have
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