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Great drive

Was pleasantly surprised at how little traffic was on this road during our visit. It’s a great way... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dana J
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Gotta make this drive

If you're in the area you have to take this drive. But be careful, the roads can be narrow and wind... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2018
Ruch, Oregon
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Was pleasantly surprised at how little traffic was on this road during our visit. It’s a great way to see several miles worth of huge redwoods without ever leaving your car if you don’t want to. It’s a dirt road and muddy at the time...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Dana J
Reviewed January 20, 2019

I rode Howland Hill on a bike. The road is not paved, so whenever cars passed they kicked up a ton of dust that I was forced to breathe. Nice Redwoods though and only about 5 minutes from Crescent City

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank festavarian2
Reviewed December 6, 2018

If you're in the area you have to take this drive. But be careful, the roads can be narrow and wind around the large trees. Boy Scout tree and Stout Grove (among others) trails are along this road, stop and check those out.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank alanvoetsch
Reviewed November 29, 2018

Try and go later in the day to avoid crowds and to see the sunbeams make their way into the forest. There are places to stop for pictures, and it's hard to choose just one.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank KRM210
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

Yes... This is definitely an "E" Ticket ride. If you love nature and truly appreciate driving through the Redwoods... I highly recommend trying to connect to our area of Del Norte County California.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank robertmI6879BH
Reviewed October 9, 2018

We took our car up this road and there were a couple places that scared me a little but we made it through in a small car. It was worth the trip. We did the loop after hiking the boy scout tree trail.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lurendae2015
Reviewed October 7, 2018

If you have a regular sized car and the time to spare, drive Howland Hills Road through the Redwood trees for a scenic experience. We enjoyed our drive. However the road is dusty, so all the trees and plants within 10 feet of the road...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dkata94598
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

We're visiting with young children. The scenery is beautiful. The trees are amazing. We hiked on the boy scout trail. It was a great hike with beautiful views. Or boys are 9, 7, and 4. The boy scout trail was tough for the 4 year...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jaredites
Reviewed September 28, 2018

great drive through the redwood forest. lots of spots to stop and pull out for photos. narrow road but places to pull aside and let other vehicles pass

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Janine B
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Take the drive. I once sat in the back of a truck and filmed the entire drive through this forest. It was hard to believe. Once of the neatest things you will ever do. Take the drive, and take some pics!

Date of experience: August 2018
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July 5, 2018|
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Response from Kya02 | Reviewed this property |
This is a somewhat narrow dirt road. However, everyone drives slow and is courteous of other vehicles. We saw RV’s on this road so a minivan will be fine. It’s beautiful and worth the drive!
March 2, 2018|
Response from wbunch | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at Scopa by the Sea- in Crescent City. Purpose-built, cute, nautical-themed B&B with an awesome host and incredible breakfast!
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May 2, 2017|
Response from orygungal | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, didn't do that one.