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“I loved the hidden springs campground”

Humboldt Redwoods State Park
Ranked #1 of 3 things to do in Weott
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Home of the 31 mile Avenue of the Giants (Redwoods).
Reviewed August 13, 2014

Get here by driving the Avenue of Giants. Stayed in a tent site in hidden springs. Clean and plenty of space to pitch a tent. Buy wood from ranger at entry way for $8 for eight pieces of wood. It will last you for two nights unless you like roaring fires. Showers cost 50 cents minimal. I found I didn't need more than 75 cents to get 7.5 minutes of a hot shower. Bring shower shoes if you have them. Very clean overall. Utilizes quarters only. Get over to the Pepperwood area and go the trail called Drury Chaney trail. You will see fairyland come to life. Ferns and redwood clover like plants everywhere along with majestic redwoods. I hiked it twice. Once in the late afternoon, then came back the next morning and hiked it in the late morning before noon. The light changed everything. Also hidden springs campground has at the end of a trail the river access to go swimming. Find the area that is moving and clear water. It was refreshing. Good interpreter center in the park as well. Worth visiting. Nice little winery in Myers Flat. Great wines. Enjoy.

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Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

I am not a huge outdoors enthusiast, especially when there could be bears or cougars nearby. This drive was perfect though, we got to see ALOT all from the car. The visitors centre is fantatic, really well done, especially for children. Mine were mesmorized and could have stayed all day there. We camped one night at Hidden Springs. It was nice and the campsites were super private. Hot showers cost money, so be aware of this. Also, if you are nervous about wildlife choose Hidden Springs over Albee, lots more bear sightings in Albee. Wood can be purchased from the park ranger.

Thank mum2twingrls
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Reviewed August 9, 2014

What an amazing beautiful place the Redwoods are - so spectacular! Drive thru the Avenue of the Giants - breathtaking!! We must do all we can to conserve these forests for future generations to view. Drive through the the 3000 year old tree (for a fee)

Thank Christine T
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Reviewed August 7, 2014

Drive the Avenue of the Giants, but DO NOT just drive through the park. Pull off the highway and walk into the woods. Look up, look down, and look around at the magical redwoods ecosystem. Take time to listen too. Look for the 1964 flood markers, and imagine the devastation. For variety, drive out Mattole Rd to walk in the groves along Bull Creek.

Thank beaglesmom
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Reviewed August 5, 2014

Have seen redwoods in California on previous trips, but never went north to the actual state park. We'd heard a lot about them over the years and decided to plan part of a vacation around visiting Humboldt. Was glad we did!

The drive up the Avenue of the Giants was as spectacular as described: one beautiful scene after another, and there is really something magical about the sections curving so close to the trees in the shade. One of the best drives of my life.

We only did two of the easy trails, and each lasted about an hour and both were amazing. As everyone says, it's one thing to see pictures or read the dimensions of these giants, it's another to actual stand beside them and walk the length. Multiple great picture taking spots, lots of fun for both kids and adults, and well worth a special trip.

Thank Real_FoodieToronto
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