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Gems in North Coast - 11

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gem Favorite Steep walls lined with lush ferns grace the Fern Canyon Loop Trail.

Fern Canyon

(38) Westhav…, CA
gem Favorite Redwoods along the Tall Trees Grove Trail.

Tall Trees Grove

(16) Westhav…, CA
gem Favorite The foot bridge over Smith River.

Stout Grove

(17) Bertsch…, CA
gem Favorite That's one massive tree! (Big Tree Wayside)

Big Tree Wayside

(13) Westhav…, CA
gem Favorite Sunset @ Mistake Point, Little Jackass Creek, Sinkyone Wilderness, CA

Little Jackass Creek - The Lost Coast

(3) Redway, CA
gem Favorite There are traces of the Old Redwood Highway still visible on the cliffs above Enderts Beach.

Enderts Beach

(6) Bertsch…, CA
gem Favorite The view of the Klamath River flowing into the Pacific Ocean is quite beautiful.

Klamath River Overlook

(7) Bertsch…, CA
gem Favorite College Cove Beach is a must-see on the North Coast.

College Cove Beach

(3) Westhav…, CA
gem Favorite Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse at Old Home Beach trailhead.

Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse

(4) Westhav…, CA
gem Favorite Klamath Beach Trail traverses a verdant forest rife with undergrowth before popping out on the beach.

Klamath Beach and Estuary

(5) Bertsch…, CA
gem Favorite Watching the sunset at the end of the trail is one of the most amazing scenes I've encountered.

Megwil Point

(2) Westhav…, CA

Recommended Routes in North Coast - 25

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Favorite This trail makes you feel like you should see a dinosaur.
Intermediate/Difficult

Damnation Creek Trail

3.7 mi 6.0 km 1,215' Up 370.28 m Up 1,200' Down 365.65 m Down

Bertsch…, CA
Favorite Ocean view from Yurok Loop Trail.
Easy/Intermediate

Yurok Loop Trail

1.1 mi 1.8 km 80' Up 24.28 m Up 79' Down 24.01 m Down

Bertsch…, CA
Favorite Sun shining through the morning fog - very lucky on the timing of this photo.
Easy

Lady Bird Johnson Grove Nature Trail

1.4 mi 2.3 km 88' Up 26.73 m Up 88' Down 26.86 m Down

Westhav…, CA
Favorite Trying to get lucky looking for a four-leaf clover!
Easy

Founders' Grove Nature Trail

0.6 mi 1.0 km 17' Up 5.3 m Up 20' Down 5.95 m Down

Rio Dell, CA
Favorite Redwood National and State Parks - Redwood Hiker
Intermediate

James Irvine to Fern Canyon

11.9 mi 19.1 km 1,610' Up 490.67 m Up 1,610' Down 490.63 m Down

Crescen…, CA
Favorite Redwood sunset.
Easy/Intermediate

Stout Memorial Grove

1.3 mi 2.1 km 245' Up 74.73 m Up 245' Down 74.64 m Down

Bertsch…, CA
Favorite Mossy tree near Trillium Falls
Intermediate

Trillium Falls Loop Trail

2.7 mi 4.3 km 510' Up 155.43 m Up 509' Down 155.26 m Down

Westhav…, CA
Favorite Hiking under fallen redwoods on the way down to Tall Trees Grove.
Intermediate/Difficult

Emerald Ridge - Redwood Creek Loop

5.3 mi 8.6 km 860' Up 262.21 m Up 756' Down 230.56 m Down

Westhav…, CA
Favorite Lyons Ranch Trail offers pleasant views.
Easy/Intermediate

Lyons Ranch Trail

3.6 mi 5.8 km 463' Up 140.98 m Up 463' Down 141.06 m Down

Westhav…, CA

North Coast Hiking

  • 927 Miles 1,492 Kilometers of Trail
  • 25 Recommended Routes
  • 11 Gems Gems
  • 137 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 284 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 58 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in North Coast - 454

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8.0 mi 12.9 km #1Redwood Creek Trail
Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
0.3 mi 0.5 km #2Shooting Range Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Bertsch-Oceanview, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Bertsch-Oceanview, CA
3.5 mi 5.6 km #3Skunk Cabbage Trail
Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
1.9 mi 3.0 km #4Streelow Creek Trail
Easy
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
Easy
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
2.5 mi 4.0 km #5Tall Trees Trail
Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA 23 
2.2 mi 3.5 km #6Trillium Falls Trail
Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
16.3 mi 26.2 km #7Lost Coast Trail: South (Usal Beach - Morgan Rock)
Intermediate/Difficult
Redway, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Redway, CA
2.5 mi 4.0 km #8Drury-Chaney Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Rio Dell, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Rio Dell, CA
0.3 mi 0.5 km #9Waluplh-Lighthouse Ranch Interpretive Trail
Easy
Humboldt Hill, CA
Easy
Humboldt Hill, CA
1.2 mi 2.0 km #10Ocean Ranch Trail
Easy
Humboldt Hill, CA
Easy
Humboldt Hill, CA

Photos of North Coast - 522

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A male Roosevelt elk looks over his herd of lady elk.
Dec 21, 2016 near Westhav…, CA
Steep walls lined with lush ferns grace the Fern Canyon Loop Trail.
Dec 21, 2016 near Westhav…, CA
Hiking alongside the giants
Dec 21, 2016 near Westhav…, CA
This trail makes you feel like you should see a dinosaur.
Jun 21, 2017 near Bertsch…, CA
Snow Mountain East while nearing the saddle.
Sep 15, 2017 near Lucerne, CA
Campsite next to Punta Gorda Lighthouse
Feb 5, 2020 near Ferndale, CA
Redwood National and State Parks - Redwood Hiker
Apr 3, 2020 near Westhav…, CA
Hiking under fallen redwoods on the way down to Tall Trees Grove.
Jul 6, 2020 near Westhav…, CA