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Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park

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Gems in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park - 2

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

Fern Canyon

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

Big Tree Wayside

(11) Westhav…, CA

Recommended Routes in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park - 4

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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 National and State Parks - Redwood Hiker
Intermediate

Redwoods Splendor Loop

16.9 mi 27.3 km 3,718' Up 1133.29 m Up 3,708' Down 1130.34 m Down

Westhav…, CA
Favorite Steep walls lined with lush ferns grace the Fern Canyon Loop Trail.
Intermediate

Friendship Ridge Loop Hike

8.0 mi 12.9 km 1,168' Up 355.87 m Up 1,167' Down 355.68 m Down

Westhav…, CA
Favorite Sunshine filtering through the canopy of trees along the Hope Creek Trail.
Intermediate

Hope Creek/Ten Taypo Loop

3.6 mi 5.8 km 730' Up 222.5 m Up 728' Down 222.03 m Down

Bertsch…, CA

Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park Hiking

  • 102 Miles 164 Kilometers of Trail
  • 4 Recommended Routes
  • 2 Gems Gems
  • 12 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 16 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 2 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park - 26

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0.7 mi 1.1 km #1Fern Canyon Loop Trail
Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA 25 
9.8 mi 15.7 km #2Coastal Trail: South
Easy/Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
5.0 mi 8.1 km #3James Irvine Trail
Intermediate
Crescent City, CA
Intermediate
Crescent City, CA
4.3 mi 6.9 km #4Prairie Creek Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Crescent City, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Crescent City, CA
2.2 mi 3.5 km #5Foothill Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Crescent City, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Crescent City, CA
1.3 mi 2.2 km #6Brown Creek Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
3.8 mi 6.1 km #7Miners Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA 12 
7.5 mi 12.0 km #8Rhododendron Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
7.2 mi 11.6 km #9West Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
1.5 mi 2.4 km #10Cathedral Trees Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA

Photos of Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park - 50

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Redwood National and State Parks - Redwood Hiker
Apr 3, 2020 near Westhav…, CA
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
Coastal Redwoods camping.
Aug 7, 2016 near Westhav…, CA
Monkeying around on a fallen big boy has never been more fun.
Dec 21, 2016 near Westhav…, CA
The James Irvine Trail is such a beautiful, well-maintained trail.
Dec 21, 2016 near Westhav…, CA
I'm as mighty as the great redwoods!
Dec 21, 2016 near Westhav…, CA
Looking up at giants
Apr 20, 2019 near Westhav…, CA